23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Festival
October 24, 2020
Save the Date! Saturday, October 24, 2020. Join the community-organized online live streaming celebration of our longest-running Day of the Dead event in San José! Be part of the online ceremonies, Aztec dancer ceremony, demonstrations, storytelling, singing, performances, magic, and more. Stay tuned for more information. Our community partners include the San Jose Museum of Art, the Children’s Discovery Museum, Teatro Familia Aztlan, Teatro Vision, Consulado General de México en San José, San José State University, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library and La Placita in the Tropicana Shopping Center.
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.