First Friday with United Lowrider Council of San José

three girls with custom lowrider bikes

Photo: Nayeli Trinidad; Zenaida Aguilar; Izzy Dueñas. Courtesy of Dueñas Bike Club and United Lowrider Council of San José.

Free admission.

Cruise down to the Museum for a special First Friday with the United Lowrider Council of San José (ULCSJ) featuring the Dueñas Bike Club and music by DJ Eruvey Meneses. Youth bike artists will display three original, customized lowrider bikes, inspired by lowrider car design and local culture.

The evening also includes a special reception announcing the winners of the Dr. Jerry Hiura Next Gen Visual Artist Award, a scholarship that celebrates young visionary artists and supports their artistic practice and goals as they pursue higher education.

In addition to open galleries, this First Friday will also offer the opportunity for family-friendly, hands-on artmaking fun with SJMA’s team of volunteer educators from Let's Look at Art.  

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Art lovers at these free monthly programs enjoy a lounge-like atmosphere with music, drinks, and open galleries.


  • Nayeli Trinidad  

  • Izzy Dueñas  

  • Zenaida Aguilar  


6pm: Reception for Dr. Jerry Hiura Next Gen Visual Artist Award in Wendel Education Center  

6–9pm: Viewing of customized bikes by Dueñas Bike Club in lobby and Skybridge 

6–9pm: DJ Eruvey Meneses in the café