October 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Join us for an evening of music, movement, and spoken word. “Lost and Found: Forging a Future from Fragments” will feature a site-specific theatrical performance created by Giulio Cesare Perrone (artistic director of Inferno Theatre) and an empowering presentation from Fong Tran, spoken word poet and social justice activist.

Friday, October 20, 2017

La Cocina is pleased to offer SJMA members a special discount to their highly-acclaimed, twice-yearly storytelling series F&B Voices from the Kitchen, which will be performed live on-stage at SJMA. Each installment of F&B revolves around a specific theme, and this fifth installment will examine refuge through the lens of food.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Tickets no longer available.

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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Celebrate the new exhibition The Propeller Group. Free to members and attendees of the Creative Minds program at 7 PM.

Thursday, October 26, 2017Sunday, October 29, 2017

At Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

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.

November 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Are you interested in art? Do you enjoy sharing your passion about art with others? Then consider becoming a docent! Attend an informative gathering where you will learn about SJMA’s two docent groups: volunteers in the Docent Council lead tours in the galleries, while volunteers in Let’s Look at Art give presentations in Santa Clara County school classrooms.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

This annual event for pre-K through eighth-grade teachers demonstrates the importance of integrating the arts into classroom curriculum. The conference is co-sponsored by the Connie Lurie College of Education at San José State University and the Santa Clara County Office of Education. It brings together students, teachers, and parents with local artists and arts organizations to share the joy of teaching through the arts.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Thinking of including SJMA in your estate plans? A panel of experts will give advice on legacy giving.