Evergreen: Art from the Collection

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Evergreen: Art from the Collection celebrates SJMA’s collection as both a gift to and a product of its community. This dedicated gallery space, which provides long-term access to the Museum’s collection, honors the community members who rallied together to establish the Museum; the artists who trust us to care for their visions; the generous donors who […]

Brett Weston

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Recognized for his bold, abstract compositions of Western American landscapes and natural forms, and for his daring printing style, Brett Weston was a leading photographer of the early twentieth century. The second son of acclaimed photographer Edward Weston, Brett Weston devoted his entire life to photography, experimenting with various printing processes and exploring a wide […]

Kelly Akashi: Formations

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

Kelly Akashi is known for her materially hybrid works that are compelling both formally and conceptually. Originally trained in analog photography, the artist is drawn to fluid, impressionable materials and old-world craft techniques, such as glass blowing and casting, candle making, bronze and silicone casting, and rope making. Encompassing a selection of artworks made over […]

A Point Stretched: Views on Time

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA

A Point Stretched: Views on Time presents artworks that stretch, warp, and compact the viewer’s sense of time. By highlighting works that endeavor to conceive of time in unusual, mutable, and unfixed ways, the exhibition challenges the histories we tell and the expectations we hold for the future. From Chitra Ganesh’s work blending truth and fantasy […]

Sky Hopinka: Seeing and Seen

The artworks of Sky Hopinka, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and a descendant of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, traverse the legacies of colonial oppression and Native resistance through meditations on the continuities between past and present. A new film by Hopinka was commissioned as part of Visualizing Abolition, an art initiative of the Institute […]