SJMA is the largest provider of arts education in Santa Clara County. Our education programs help school children, families, and adults investigate the art of our time and the creative process in both lively and contemplative ways. Our new online content has something for everyone, from art-making activities, to lesson plans, talks, and outreach into the area's schools.

Questions? Please contact education@sjmusart.org or call 408.291.5393

K–12 School Tours

Now available in-person or live virtual!

K–12 in Your Classroom

SJMA offers a variety of programs for your classroom. Learn more about Sowing Creativity, Let's Look at Art, and Art in the Dark.

College and University

SJMA is pleased to offer free individual admission for undergraduate students, professors, and teachers with valid ID.

Teacher and Family Resources

Taking into consideration the need for art in the classroom as well as at home, SJMA has created, and continues to create short video tutorials and lesson plans for art projects to do anywhere!

ArtsEdConnect grant application

The ArtsEdConnect partnership of the Santa Clara County Office of Education and SVCreates is pleased to announce Arts Education grants through the generosity of the County of Santa Clara and the Warmenhoven Family Foundation.

This year there are three options; a $500 grant that can be used for art materials, a $750 grant for an artist in residency program or funds (amount specific to project/experience) for an art project, performances, workshops, field trips or art experiences. Each grant is for a single classroom however teachers can also apply together for a joint art experience. So get your creative juices flowing for an art project or activity that will engage and inspire your students.

The grant applications will close on December 17th, 2021.

Grants may be used till June 1st, 2022.

Our team will review your application and get back in touch with you by January 15th, 2022.

Apply for the grant

Education Fund

Thank you to our supporters!

The education fund at SJMA is supported in part by a Cultural Affairs Grant from the City of San José, and generous funding from Lucia Cha, Priscilla Chou, the Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation, the Koret Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Swenson Foundation, Farrington Historical Foundation, KPMG LLP, the Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation, Stuart and Daphne Wells, and SVCreates, in partnership with the County of Santa Clara.  

 

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