Public Art as Resistance Walking Tours

Photos by Eric Heights.

9am–12pm and 4–6pm
Free; registration required.

Organized by San José State University's College of Humanities and the Arts and supported by California Humanities, Public Art as Resistance in San José engages community members in the history of resistance and public art in downtown San José. This walking tour begins on the urban campus of San José State University and continues through downtown San José, highlighting a history of resistance and community empowerment through twelve unique works of public art. 

Starting at Judy Baca's Arch of Dignity, Equality, and Justice, the tour includes the SoFA Pocket Park Murals, Rigo 23's Victory Salute (Olympic Black Power), and El Mac's Sophie Holding the World Together, commissioned by SJMA. Click here for the walking tour map and parking information.

Space is limited! Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.

Register for Tour 1: 9am–12pm

Register for Tour 2: 4–6pm