February 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018

SJMA’s Art Portal, a new art-making studio that will bring the Museum’s hands-on activities into the community, will make its debut this Saturday, February 24, at the Tết Festival at the Vietnamese-American Community Center, 2072 Lucretia Avenue, San José. Stop by and make some art!

March 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Artist Raimonds Staprans, whose colorful paintings are showcased at SJMA this spring, will discuss his work and sign copies of the catalogue Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans ($55, available in the Museum Store). Lunchtime Lectures take place on the first Wednesday of each month in the Charlotte Wendel Education Center. Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Mosaic Silicon Valley returns for a night of live performances that showcase the diversity of Silicon Valley. Enjoy cocktails and creative fun in celebration of Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Tour the exhibition Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans with Jessica Yee, curatorial associate and assistant to the executive director.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

SJMA and partners will celebrate the new public mural, Sophie Holding the World Together by El Mac in collaboration with The Propeller Group, with live music and family-friendly activities.

April 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

For Jazz Appreciation Month, Pascal Bokar Thiam will explore the West African roots of American jazz. Bokar Thiem teaches music at the University of San Francisco and the French American International School, San Francisco. Co-presented with San Jose Jazz.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller’s Forest (for a thousand years) is an immersive, 22-channel audio piece that will create a three-dimensional sound field deep within a redwood grove in the Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Celebrate the new exhibition The House Imaginary.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Members of SJMA receive exclusive access to the new exhibition The House Imaginary before it opens to the public on April 20.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Every spring, SJMA and Poetry Center San José invite Bay Area poets to create new work inspired by the art on view at the Museum. On this special evening, hear them read their poems amidst the art in the galleries.