Please join us to celebrate This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection
Ann Murphy, associate professor of dance at Mills College in Oakland, California, will take a look at artist Louise Nevelson, whose work is currently featured in the exhibition The Fourth Dimension. Murphy will explore gender, memory, abstraction, and other aspects of Nevelson’s works in relation to those same forces in modern dance in years after World War II.
Stop by SJMA’s booth at this special event presented by the Vietnamese American Community Center. Activities include a lion dance, lantern contest, a moonlight procession, folk games, and more.
Tour the exhibition Louise Nevelson: The Fourth Dimension with Kathryn Wade, curatorial associate.
Mosaic Silicon Valley teams up with SJMA for a cultural mashup of live performances. Mosaic Silicon Valley is an initiative of Sangam Arts, an organization whose mission is to connect communities using the visual and performing arts.
Roz Chast is one of the most celebrated cartoonists in the United States and one of our generation’s greatest chroniclers of the anxieties, superstitions, insecurities, and surreal imaginings of modern life. Since 1978, more than one thousand of Chast’s cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker. Chast will speak about her new graphic memoir, Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York. This hilarious, illustrated ode/guide/ thank-you to Manhattan speaks to Chast’s life as a native-Brooklyniteturned- suburban-commuter.
The internationally recognized artist collective The Propeller Group approaches its work at the intersection between art and mainstream media. The artists will speak about their work in conversation with Lauren Schell Dickens, curator. Space is limited and advance tickets are strongly recommended.
Celebrate the new exhibition The Propeller Group.
Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a full day of live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, and an eclectic mix of artmaking experiences. Decorate calaveras de azúcar (sugar skulls) and engage with your family and community at SJMA.
El Mac (Miles MacGregor) is an internationally renowned artist whose large-scale wall murals blur the lines between fine art and graffiti. He has been commissioned to paint murals across the US, as well as in Mexico, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, South Korea, Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Spain, France, Singapore, Germany, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Cuba. He will discuss his collaborations with The Propeller Group, including his new mural in downtown San José.
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