Women and Nonbinary Writers of the Vietnamese Diaspora to Discuss Food, Family, and Identity at SJMA

Release date 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

SAN JOSÉ, California (January 7, 2019) — The San José Museum of Art will host a special Creative Minds presentation Tender Table with She Who Has No Master(s) on Sunday, January 13, at 2pm. Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women of color (queer, trans, and cisgender), femmes of color, and gender-nonbinary black, indigenous, people of color to share narratives about food and its connection to identity, memory, and community. The Creative Minds series allows the public to meet and hear from artists and experience creativity in action. Tickets are $12, $6 for Museum members, and include admission to the Museum galleries. Tickets are available online at sjmusart.org/tendertable. Advance registration is recommended.

She Who Has No Master(s) is a project of DVAN (Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network) and a collective of women and gender-nonconforming writers of the Vietnamese diaspora: Aimee Phan, Angie Chau, Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen, Beth Nguyen, Dao Strom, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Lan Duong, Julie Thi Underhill, Stacey Tran, Thi Bui, Thao P. Nguyen, and Vi Khi Nao.

The program is presented in partnership with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.



SJMA is located at 110 South Market Street in downtown San José, California. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11am to 5pm and until 8pm or later on the third Thursday of each month. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $6 for students, and $5 for youth ages 7–18. Members and children ages 6 and under are admitted free. For more information, call 408.271.6840 or visit SanJoseMuseumofArt.org.

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Programs at the San José Museum of Art are made possible by generous operating support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Yvonne and Mike Nevens, a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San José, and the Richard A. Karp Charitable Foundation.

Press contacts
Melanie Samay, msamay@sjmusart.org or 408.271.6872  
Frederick Liang, fliang@sjmusart.org or 408.291.5374