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September 3, 2014

12–1 PM
Free with Museum admission

Artist and TED Fellow Kate Nichols synthesizes nanoparticles to mimic structurally colored animals (in which microscopic surfaces interfere with visible light), grows artificial skin from microorganisms, and cooks up her own paints following fifteenth century recipes. 

Public Event
September 5, 2014

7 PM & 9 PM

SJMA co-hosts the opening night of CAAM Fest San Jose, the annual film festival presented by the Center for Asian American Media. The party at the Museum at 9 PM will follow a 7 PM screening of the opening film, Meet the Patels, at Camera 3.

Public Event
September 13, 2014

5:30–11 PM

You know it's the party of the year. Just imagine what we'll do when it's our birthday.

Public Program
September 18, 2014

5–8 PM
Tickets are $30 ($15 for members); adults 21 and up only. No-host bar.

Back by popular demand, this event is your chance to enjoy a cocktail while you make a painting in a no-pressure environment. As the San José Mercury News said, it’s “More fulfilling than a night out for drinks. More convivial than a traditional art class.” 

Public Program
October 5, 2014

1–4 PM
Tickets are 15 for adults, $10 for youth 7-18, and $5 for children 6 and under. ($13, $8, and $4 for members).

Join Rachelle Doorley, author of Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors, for a hands-on workshop in nurturing creative kids. Doorley will give tips on visiting art museums with the entire family and then enjoy hands-on art-making, gallery tours, and a book-signing.