First Reading of "Ask a Mexican"
Fri, Sep 22, 2017, 7pm
Experience an exclusive first reading of a new play in development by playwright Anthony J. Garcia in collaboration with "Ask a Mexican" award-winning author Gustavo Arellano on Fri, Sep 22, 2017!
Temperature Check: Body of Evidence
Sep 1 - Nov 12, 2017
MACLA’s Temperature Check: Body of Evidence exhibition features the work of Latino artists exploring the artifacts and patterns of climate change through installation, drawing, video and photography
First Friday Fiesta | Asociacion Cultural Kanchis
Fri, Oct 6, 2017, 8-10pm
La Asociación Cultural Kanchis contributes to the development, promotion, and spreading of Peruvian culture and traditions through music and dance, led by Miguel Sanchez. Move with us on Fri, Oct 6, 8-10pm!
Songs of Strength, Songs of Regret
Sat, Nov 18, 2017
Inspired by Greek mythology and stories of Bay Area community members, this performance features internationally known singer Carla Dirlikov Canales, award-winning composer Molly Joyce, and acclaimed visual artist Rosemary Felt Covey.
Yissy & Bandanacha in Concert
Sun, Dec 3, 2017
San José debut of international awardwinning percussionist Yissy García and her acclaimed band, Bandancha. This ensemble is exemplary of the boundary-breaking stylistically hybrid sounds brewing within Cuba’s contemporary young music scene.
Toolkits for Change
Herramientas de Trabajo de Arte
Check out these awesome videos produced by MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana in partnership with Springboard for the Arts through the Creative Exchange Leading Organizations pilot.
MACLA is an inclusive contemporary arts space grounded in the Chicano/Latino experience that incubates new visual, literary and performance art in order to engage people in civic dialogue and community transformation.
We have been listed by Philanthropedia as one of the most effective and highest-impact arts and culture organizations in the Bay Area.