Girlfriend Appreciation Day Canceled
We are notifying all with the difficult news that we have decided to cancel Girlfriend Appreciation Day planned for March 28, 2020. We want to be responsible and thoughtful about the events we host and the ways we bring the community together. This cancellation is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the community we serve. Your support for our events has been phenomenal. Your generosity and enthusiasm have inspired us to dream big. We are sad that we cannot celebrate Girlfriend Appreciation Day with you this year. But, the opportunity will come again.
23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Festival October 25, 2020
Save the Date! Sunday, October 25, 2020. Join us for our Día de los Muertos Procession & Festival, the longest-running Day of the Dead event in San José! Be part of our procession with dancers, musicians, puppets, and stilt-walkers and enjoy performances from over 200 musicians, dancers, and singers. The procession starts at City View Plaza, across from Plaza de César Chávez and ends at San Jose State University. Stay tuned for more information.
Artists in Residence
SJMAG operates three programs: our Theater program offers productions performed by Tabia African American Theatre Ensemble each season; our Community Arts program stages performances and workshops at community venues; our Arts Education program offers in-school, after-school, and summertime multicultural arts education activities. These programs promote public awareness of the region’s racial and cultural diversity and of the contributions of artists of color to its cultural vitality.
Tabia, based in San Jose, is in its twentieth season of performances in the Bay Area. The name Tabia, is a Swahili word for “talented”, and represents the creativity, devotion and diversity of the Ensemble’s pool of artists. Find out more.
Teatro Familia Aztlan’s artistic vision is committed to developing and performing new productions based on the artistic history of ancient and contemporary Chicano/Mexicano and Latino culture. Find out more.
Maiko’s powerful performances uniquely fuse African, Latin and Brazilian drums and percussion instrumentstd spoken word to celebrate and honor the triumphs and achievements of women of diverse cultures. Find out more.
SJMAG’s Arts Education Program offers enrichment classes in school, after-school and summertime to children of all ages with hands on experience in Performing Arts. We offer dance, theater and music classes that are in line with the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards. Find out more.