Calendar

February 2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Online

Learn how to share powerful messages through your stories with author Innosanto Nagara.

March 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Online

Ashley Hunt in conversation with MJ Hart, Joshua Solis, and Alberto Lule of the Underground Scholars Initiative, which supports formerly incarcerated students at UC Santa Cruz and system impacted students in the transition experience. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Online

A discussion about the media portrayals of Black women and incarceration with Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, and artist and activist Maxwell Addae. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Online

Explore the elements of writing and experience the exhibit South East North West through a different lens, led by Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Janice Lobo Sapigao and Michael Sagum.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

April 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Online

Visualizing Abolition continues with Eric Stanley, Zoé Samudzi, and Sadie Barnette. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Woman with brown hair in ponytail sitting on a wicker chair, writing on her tan-brown journal.
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Online

Join award-winning author, Laleh Khadivi, and explore the exhibit Barring Freedom through history, spatial orientation, artistic intent, and most importantly, through poetry and prose.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Online

A discussion on the activism and collaborations which take place inside prisons and between people who are incarcerated and those on the outside with jackie sumell, Albert Woodfox, and Tim Young. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Wan with glasses and a curly hair mohawk.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Online

Dread Scott's recent large-scale art project, Slave Rebellion Reenactment, was a community-engaged performance reenacting the largest rebellion of enslaved people in U.S. history. Professor Erin Gray, UC Davis, will join him in conversation about art, revolution, and reenactments. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Online

Spend 30 minutes online viewing and discussing two works of art from current exhibitions with SJMA docents.

 

May 2021

Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution with a still image from "Last Day of Freedom," directed by Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman. (Photo courtesy of Living Condition, LLC.)
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Online

Dee Hibbert-Jones, Professor of Art at UC Santa Cruz, and filmmaker Nomi Talisman present a curated selection of films. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Online

A conversation on strategies, activism, and liberatory futures with Sora Han, adrienne maree brown, and Savannah Shange. Presented as part of the exhibition Barring Freedom.