SJMA 2021 Gala + Auction
Artist Honoree: Rina Banerjee
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and located near the Plaza de Cesar Chavez in of the heart downtown San José, the San José Museum of Art (SJMA) is the premier modern and contemporary art museum in Silicon Valley. With a dual commitment to artistic excellence and community relevance, SJMA’s unique artistic program showcases the work of significant internationally acclaimed and emerging artists whose creative interests and distinctive approaches to contemporary art resonate with defining characteristics of San José and Silicon Valley—from its rich cultural diversity to its hallmark innovative ethos. The Museum’s dynamic program of changing temporary exhibitions ranges from thoughtful group exhibitions drawn from a growing permanent collection of more than 2,600 works of art, to a new focus on significant original and touring exhibitions by both nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and emerging and under-recognized local Bay Area practitioners. SJMA was founded in 1969 by artists and community leaders. Guided by a strong commitment to equity, SJMA strives to be a borderless institution integral to creative life throughout San Jose and the Silicon Valley.
2021 Gala + Auction