November 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018Sunday, January 27, 2019

Visit three downtown attractions for one low price: $28 (a savings of 54%)​

•  ​Downtown Ice  

•  The Tech Museum of Innovation  

•  San José Museum of Art

December 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tour the exhibition Other Walks, Other Lines with Rory Padeken, associate curator and Kathryn Wade, curatorial associate. ​

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Enjoy sounds of the season from local youth performers Silicon Valley Youth Harp Ensemble while you stroll through the galleries. Do some last-minute shopping in the Museum Store.

Special performance of Nutcracker Twist: 

Come for a fun performance of ballet and hip hop fusion. See a traditional ballet with a festive twist featuring twelve College of Adaptive Arts Graduate Dancers who will transform perception and brighten the holiday spirit.

January 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Come join us for this special event in the Other Walks, Other Lines exhibition, where we will explore Contemplative Walking amongst the inspirational artwork.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Vietnamese artist Lê Hiền Minh, whose large scale installations are made using Dó, a traditional handmade paper, discusses her life in art as it relates to communist and capitalist economies, materiality, and the Buddhist concept of impermanence.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Join artist Lara Schnitger in a special participatory Creative Minds to celebrate female empowerment in a culture of patriarchy. On January 12, costumed volunteers will parade Schnitger’s bold and vibrant portable sculptures and banners, some bearing slogans and others more abstract—through the streets of downtown San José.​

Saturday, January 12, 2019

In conjunction with the Other Walks, Other Lines exhibition, explore the technique of street photography in this walking workshop. Participants will spend about an hour on lecture and touring the exhibition and then spend the remaining 2 hours outside capturing downtown San José.​

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women of color (queer, trans, cis), femmes of color, and gender-nonbinary black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) to share narratives about food and its connections to identity, memory, and community. Through food, we connect with our culture, and at times it is through food that we share our culture with others. Join She Who Has No Master(s) for a conversation about our connections to food, family, identity.​

Design by Tassj Pal​​
Thursday, January 17, 2019

San Jose Made returns to SJMA for its annual Soundscaping SJMA experience. For one evening only, San Jose Made in collaboration with local art collective, The Come Up will bring unique sonic experiences to the exhibition spaces of SJMA; inviting brilliant musicians and creators to share new contexts to experience the Art in the galleries.​

Artwork by Haley Jensen​

February 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Register early for SJMA’s widely popular Kid’s Summer Art Camps!