First Friday: Celebration of Jean Conner

Jean Conner, ADORATION, 1973.

Jean Conner, ADORATION, 1973. Cut and pasted printed paper, 22 ½ x 33 ½ inches. Collection San José Museum of Art. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Lipman Family Foundation, 2018.09.02. © Conner Family Trust, San Francisco and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Free admission.

Celebrate the opening of Jean Conner: Collage. Jean Conner: Collage is the artist's first solo museum exhibition and brings long-overdue recognition to her extraordinary and fanciful collages. Conner's vivid, pictorial worlds feature playful arrangements of animals, nature, religious symbolism, aquatic environments, food, women, dancers, and divers.

7pm | Remarks by S. Sayre Batton, Oshman Executive Director, and Rory Padeken, Curator and Manager of Publications

Music by local DJ, Cedric D.

Late-night bites and cash bar at el cafécito, by Mezcal.

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Health + Safety Measures

SJMA's COVID safety admissions policy will follow current guidelines on May 6. Visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a mask. We will carefully and continually monitor the efficacy of these guidelines in real time and make further adjustments as needed.

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