San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose Museum of Art appoints Mónica Ramírez-Montagut senior curator

Ramírez-Montagut will head SJMA’s curatorial department, which is notable for its innovative approaches and community engagement.
A Floating World awaits underneath Highway 87, downtown San Jose. Photo: Clinton Stark.

Weekend: Bay Area Stage & Arts

A Floating World awaits underneath Highway 87, downtown San Jose.

Photography Exhibition Opening July 22 at SJMA Features Three New Acquisitions

The San Jose Museum of art will showcase its growing collection of contemporary photography in an exhibition on view July 22, 2010, through March 14, 2011. Degrees of Separation: Contemporary Photography from the Permanent Collection will include several new acquisitions seen at the Museum for the first time:...
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San Jose Museum of Art explores craft of technology with ‘Retro-Tech’

Mashups of technology and art are all the rage these days. Recently San Jose saw downtown turn into a wild street demonstration of art, technological innovations and music with the SubZERO festival. And that trend continues. Today, the San Jose Museum of Art announced it will present, in connection...
Andrea Ackerman Rose Breathing, 2003 3D Computer animation, stereo sound, projector. 34-second continuous loop Dimensions variable

SJMA to present Vital Signs: New Media from the Permanent Collection

The San Jose Museum of Art announced it will showcase a sampling of seven new media art works from its permanent collection in Vital Signs: New Media from the Permanent Collection, on view June 12, 2010, through February 6, 2011. Selected works by Jim Campbell, Bill Viola, Andrea Ackerman,...
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Artist Tino Rodríguez to speak at SJMA May 13

Artist Tino Rodríguez will speak at the San Jose Museum of Art on Thursday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m. The San Francisco artist, who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, will discuss his art, inspiration, and his work on the music video for Antony and the Johnsons’ song “Epilepsy is...

Artist Bruce Yonemoto to speak at San Jose Museum of Art April 14

The San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) has announced that artist Bruce Yonemoto will discuss his video and multimedia work at the museum next month. Yonemoto’s video Sounds Like the Sound of Music is featured in the current exhibition Plastic Life. Shot in the Andes, the video features a...

SJMA Premieres New Work by Tom Marioni

A new installation by acclaimed California conceptual artist Tom Marioni is now on view at the San Jose Museum of Art. Cocktail (Retire from Art and Take up Painting), is a group of 25 paintings Marioni made based on prints by well known masters of 20th-century art—including Marioni...
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Real and HyperReal at San Jose Museum of Art January 30-August 1

The San Jose Museum of Art will present the exhibition Real and HyperReal from January 30 through August 1, 2010. Drawn exclusively from SJMA’s permanent collection, the exhibition will contrast traditional academic realism with new approaches that redefine reality. The approximately 40 works on view will range from illusionistic...
Wayne Thiebaud Bakery Case, 1996 Oil on canvas 60 x 72 inches Thiebaud Family Collection

Wayne Thiebaud exhibition at San Jose Museum of Art February 16-July 4

The San Jose Museum of Art will trace the career of American artist Wayne Thiebaud in the retrospective exhibition Wayne Thiebaud: Seventy Years of Painting, on view February 16 through July 4, 2010. The exhibition of 103 paintings and drawings spans the Sacramento-based artist’s career from his earliest work...