Beginning inJuly 1, the San José Museum of Art (SJMA) extended its public hours.

Visitors are welcome on Thursday, 4–9pm; Friday, 11am–9pm; and Saturday to Sunday, 11am–6pm.

With extended hours until 9 pm on Thursdays and Fridays, visitors will have more time to enjoy a range of fun and diverse programs across the Museum.

For up-to-date information about programs and events at SJMA, go to


Art 101: Photography | Striking Contrast [Onsite + Online]
Friday, August 26; 4–6pm PDT.
$15 ($10 for SJMA members).

Learn to take incredible photos inspired by master photographer Brett Weston with artist and instructor Emilio Banuelos.



First Friday: Kelly Akashi: Formations Opening Reception
Friday, September 2; 6–9pm.
Free admission.

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition Kelly Akashi: Formations.

Lunchtime Lecture: Beat Generation [Online]
Wednesday, September 7; 12pm PDT

Jerry Cimino, founder of the Beat Museum, discusses the San Francisco Renaissance that encompassed the Beat Generation poets and writers.

CityDance San José: K-Pop
Thursday, September 15; 6–9pm

Join us for an evening of K-Pop at the Circle of Palms with free access to the galleries of SJMA.

Art 101: Digital Art | Re:Constructed
Friday, September 16; 4–6pm.
$15 ($10 for SJMA members)

Artist and instructor Julian Zamora teaches participants how to create digital collages based on the works in the exhibition Jean Conner: Collage.

Museum Day - Smithsonian Magazine
Saturday, September 17; 11am–6pm
Free admission.

SJMA joins museums and cultural institutions across the country to provide free admission for Museum Day, hosted by Smithsonian magazine.

Back-To-School Open House
Thursday, September 29; 6–8pm
Free; registration required.

Celebrate the start of the new school year with refreshments and presentations on educational opportunities offered at SJMA.

Special offers for reduced admissions include the Blue Star Museums partnership. Active-duty military and their immediate family members receive free admission (with active military member and up to 5 family members) now through Labor Day. For more special offers available at SJMA, go to

The San José Museum of Art (SJMA) is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to inclusivity, new thinking, and visionary ideas. Founded in 1969 by artists and community leaders, its dynamic exhibitions, collection, and programs resonate with defining characteristics of San José and the Silicon Valley—from its rich diversity to its hallmark innovative ethos. The Museum offers lifelong learning for school children and their educators, multigenerational families, creative adults, university students and faculty, and community groups. SJMA is committed to being a borderless museum, essential to creative life throughout the diverse communities of San José and beyond.SJMA is located at 110 South Market Street in downtown San José, California. Starting July 1, the Museum is open Thursday, 4–9pm; Friday, 11am–9pm; and Saturday to Sunday, 11am to 6pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and free to members, college students, youth and children ages 17 and under, and school teachers (with valid ID). For more information, call 408.271.6840 or visit

Visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a mask. SJMA will carefully and continually monitor the efficacy of these guidelines in real time and make further adjustments as needed.


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