Calendar

April 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Experience poetry in the galleries for the 10th Annual Poetry Invitational hosted by Mike McGee, Poet Laureate of Santa Clara County.

May 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Join Laura Schelhas, staff scientist, Applied Energy Division at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, for a cross-disciplinary lecture exploring technologies that allow us to see beyond the capacity of human vision.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Come to Facebook First Fridays—FREE monthly late nights at the Museum. Join us for an evening of music, art and artists, cash bar, and late-night bites at the Museum Café.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Members opening reception of Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, and a conversation with the artist and Lauren Schell Dickens, SJMA curator.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

As part of New Terrains: Mobility and Migration, and in response to Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Chamber Music Silicon Valley returns with another presentation of Common Sounds.​

Sunday, May 19, 2019

SJMA will offer free admission as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) annual Art Museum Day and Viva CalleSJ. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tour the exhibition Paradox Observed with Kathryn Wade, curatorial associate.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Books, bric-a-brac, clothing, kitchen items, and more!

The volunteers of the Museum Store Guild present their annual yard sale. Proceeds benefit the San José Museum of Art Kids’ Summer Art Camp scholarship fund.

June 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019

SJMA’s Maker Day Community Day celebrates Silicon Valley as a leader of innovation, creativity, technology, and the home of the world-renowned Maker Movement. Learn by doing, and reimagine new uses for objects and materials. This day honors the creative process with hands-on activities for all ages and Maker-inspired creative demonstrations including the San José’s Maker[Space]Ship.​

Friday, June 7, 2019

Enjoy Facebook First Fridays, a new program to offer FREE monthly late nights at the Museum, including access to all exhibitions and programs from 5–9pm or later. Join us for an evening of music, art, cash bar, and photo booth.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

SJMA debuts a special summer series (June 11 and July 9) exploring Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, where our featured experts from a variety of studies—environment, literature, social science, culinary, etc. walk us through the exhibition while sharing their unique perspectives of the works by the artist. Let’s Art This Way!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Join women business leaders in Silicon Valley and learn about exciting upcoming exhibitions of visionary women artists.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

For this year’s Juneteenth Festival, which commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement, SJMA will be offering free admission to festival attendees upon presentation of their festival ticket and email sign-up.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Mosaic Silicon Valley returns with an evening of live performances inspired by the art and themes of identity, tradition, and culture expressed in Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World.

July 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

SJMA debuts a special summer series (June 11 and July 9) exploring Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, where our featured experts from a variety of studies—environment, literature, social science, culinary, etc. walk us through the exhibition while sharing their unique perspectives of the works by the artist. Let’s Art This Way!