Celebrate the US premiere of Won Ju Lim’s installation California Dreamin’ with a Creative Minds talk by the artist followed by an opening celebration.
Mingle with fellow art enthusiasts and next generation Silicon Valley leaders in SJMA’s outdoor café.
Tour the exhibition Rise Up! Social Justice in Art from the Collection of J. Michael Bewley with Kathryn Wade, curatorial associate, and special guest, collector J. Michael Bewley.
SJMA and Mosaic Silicon Valley present an evening of live performances inspired by the spirit of activism in the exhibition Rise Up! Social Justice in Art from the Collection of J. Michael Bewley. San José-based rapper DEM ONE and San Francisco-based musician PC Muñoz present their collaborative performance piece RIGHTSTARTER, an experiment in percussion and vocal minimalism. The evening will also include performances by poet Lorenz Mazon Dumuk and Khalilah Ramirez, who will engage the audience in her Dance of Peace.
Grab a drink and get creative at this popular, casual painting class. No skills required!
Robert Arneson’s Five Times for Harvey (1988), a powerful tribute to the late gay rights activist Harvey Milk, is a highlight of SJMA’s exhibition Rise Up! Social Justice in Art from the Collection of J. Michael Bewley. SJMA will screen Robert Epstein’s acclaimed 1984 documentary The Times of Harvey Milk (131 minutes), a vivid portrait of San Francisco’s historic Castro District in the 1970s.
A gala to support the San José Museum of Art in honor of Toby and Barry Fernald and artist Hung Liu.