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 or call 408.291.5393

Kids Summer Art Camp

Join SJMA for a week of fun, creativity, and artistic growth this summer.

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.

For more information, please visit ArtsEd Connect's website

Meet Our Educators


Education programs at the San José Museum of Art are made possible by lead support from California Arts Council; major support from Sally Lucas and the Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation; generous support from the Koret Foundation, KPMG, Worth and Andy Ludwick, SVCreates in partnership with Santa Clara County, Tech CU, and Daphne and Stuart Wells; additional support from the City of San Jose, Lucia Cha, and Priscilla Chou; and significant endowment support from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

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