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News & Press Releases

2015

March 2015: MACLA presents its 17th Latino Art Now! Exhibition
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January 2015: MACLA presents ¡Ser!, the award-winning theater performance by Karen Anzoategui, directed by Marcos Nájera.
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2014 

September 2014: Jeff Chang reads from his latest book, Who We Be: The Colorization of America, on October 23, 2014. Discussion with KQED follows.
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August 2014: Unmasked, an exhibition on real and re-imagined superheoes, opens August 27, 2014.
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May 2014: Cosmos Codex, commissioned work by Vargas-Suarez UNIVERSAL, opens May 2, 2014.

Apr 2014: Community Supported Art (CSA) Program launches April 7, 2014.

Mar 2014: MACLA is co-initiating "What's your Stance on Arts and Culture in San Jose?" on April 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the San Jose Repertory Theater.

Latino Art Now! 16th Annual Auction + Exhibition, opens March 7, 2014.

Feb 2014: MACLA is co-sponsoring this February's Center for Literary Arts lecture, featuring novelist Cristina García in conversation with Andrew Sean Greer. Ms. García has published six highly-acclaimed novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, a finalist for the National Book Award. A reading and book signing is on February 5, followed by the lecture on February 6 at 1:00 pm. This event is organized by The Center for Literary Arts in San Jose and the Department of World Languages and Literatures at San Jose State University.Visit litart.org for details. 

Jan 2014: Our Senior Curator, Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, participates in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' ConVerge event, an evening of performance and conversation that explores cross-disciplinary collaboration and generative platforms in art-making today. www.ybca.org/converge

Video Archive

Performance Archive

16 November

Sandra Antongiorgi in Concert

MACLA Presents Sandra Antongiorgi Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2016, 8pm Sunday,…

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16 November

We Gon’ Be Alright: Jeff Chang

A Conversation on Resegregation + the Movement for Racial Justice Now…

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16 October

C2SV at MACLA, Thu-Sat, Oct 6-8, 2016

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016, at 10am, in conjunction with C2SV: Creative…

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16 September

Candy & Chrome Car Show March 5, 2016

MACLA’s Candy & Chrome Car Show, curated by Marcos Gaitán…

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16 September

’57 Chevy featuring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash: March 10-13, 2016

’57 Chevy featuring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash March 10 -…

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15 October

Las Cafeteras in Concert (2015)

with opening performance by Diana Gameros October 2 – 4,…

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15 April

Rana Santacruz in Concert (2015)

with opening performance by Cado April 10-12, 2015 An exclusive…

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15 January

¡Ser! (2015)

A Theater Performance Written and performed by Karen Anzoategui and…

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14 October

Who We Be: The Colorization of America (2014)

a book reading by Jeff Chang with a panel moderated…

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14 October

Love, Food, Love (2014)

written and directed by Robert Karimi with special guests John…

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13 December

Fat Boy (2013)

by Teo Castellanos D-Projects November 15-17, 2013 To have and…

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13 April

Grados Inefables/Ineffable Degrees (2013)

By Desmar Guevara, featuring Nelson Ojeda on piano and the…

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12 October

PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo (2012)

A play by Paul S. Flores, developed with & directed…

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12 March

Voces Del Desierto/Voices of the Desert (2012)

An original concept and composition by Guillermo Galindo, performed by…

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11 November

First Woman on the Moon (2011)

FIRST WOMAN ON THE MOON: AN INVESTIGATION OF SPACE AND…

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11 September

A Body Parted/Un Cuerpo Partido (2011)

A BODY PARTED: SHRAPNEL OF PRESENT TIME/ UN CUERPO PARTIDO:…

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11 April

Mayda Del Valle (2011)

April 30, 2011 An evening of spoken word with Mayda…

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10 October

Empanada (2010)

A staged reading by Anel I. Flores October 23, 2010…

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10 October

Ramble-Ations: A One d’Lo Show (2010)

By D’Lo October 2, 2010 In Ramble-Ations: A One D’Lo…

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10 March

Border Remixeado and Sonidero Verbobala (2010)

by Verbobala March 19, 2010 This DJ/VJ project built on…

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09 October

Imperial Silence (2009)

IMPERIAL SILENCE: UNA ÓPERA MUERTA / A DEAD OPERA IN…

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Visual Archive

16 September

6th Chicana/o Biennial

MACLA is pleased to announce its sixth Chicana/o Biennial (December…

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16 August

Code Mixing: From Concrete to Canvas

Exhibition Jun 1 – Aug 14, 2016 Guest curated by Alice…

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16 May

18th Latino Art Now! (2016)

Exhibition April 1 – May 14, 2016 View the very…

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16 March

Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance (2016)

December 2, 2015 – March 13, 2016 Work by Carlos…

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15 November

Found in Translation (2015)

September 2 – November 15, 2015 Work by Pilar Agüero-Esparza,…

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15 August

Breaking Point (2015)

June 5-Augus 8, 2015 Work by award-winning Bay Area artists…

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15 May

17th Latino Art Now! (2015)

April 3, 2015 – May 16, 2015 Curated by Joey…

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15 March

5th Chicana/o Biennial (2015)

Dec. 5, 2014 – Mar. 14, 2015 Curated by Joey…

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14 November

Unmasked (2014)

August 27 – November 15, 2014 Work by Carlos Donjuan,…

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14 October

Cosmos Codex (2014)

May 2—August 2, 2014 California Premiere COSMOS CODEX was a…

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14 April

Latino Art Now! 16th Annual Auction and Exhibition (2014)

March 7—April 26, 2014 The auction included work by established…

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14 February

Maize y Mas: From Mother to Monster? (2014)

A contemporary art exhibition exploring the unique heritage of corn…

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13 August

De Esperanza y De Locura/Of Hope and Madness (2013)

DE ESPERANZA Y DE LOCURA/OF HOPE AND MADNESS Work by…

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13 June

Pop to the Rescue (2013)

POP TO THE RESCUE Work by Mitsy Ávila Ovalles, Carolyn…

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13 April

Latino Now! 15th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction (2013)

April 5—May 18, 2013 MACLA’s 15th Annual Latino Art Auction…

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13 January

Assembling The Pieces (2013)

ASSEMBLING THE PIECES: RECONSTRUCTING MEMORY & HYBRID IDENTITY Work by…

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12 November

Power in Numbers (2012)

POWER IN NUMBERS Recent work by Julio Salgado, Betty A.…

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12 August

City Portraits/Retratos de Ciudad (2012)

CITY PORTRAITS/RETRATOS DE CIUDAD Work by Marcos Ramírez ERRE August…

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12 June

Even The Smallest Change Can Be Profound (2012)

EVEN THE SMALLEST CHANGE CAN BE PROFOUND Work by Efren…

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12 April

14th Annual Latino Art Exhibition and Auction (2012)

April 4—May 19, 2012 MACLA’s 14th Annual Latino Art Auction…

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12 January

4th Chicana/o Biennial (2012)

4th CHICANA/O BIENNIAL January 18–March 10, 2012 The Biennial is…

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11 November

Cuban Connections: Near & Far (2011)

CUBAN CONNECTIONS: NEAR & FAR November 2, 2011–January 7, 2012…

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11 June

Navigations of the Fantastic (2011)

NAVIGATIONS OF THE FANTASTIC Work by Jose Arenas, Betty A.…

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11 April

13th Annual Latino Art Exhibition and Auction (2011)

April 13—May 14, 2011 MACLA’s 13th Annual Latino Art Auction…

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11 January

Novelas, Love and Other Adventures (2011)

NOVELAS, LOVE AND OTHER ADVENTURES Work by Jaime Hernandez, Favianna…

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10 November

Hybrid Spaces (2010)

HYBRID SPACES: FAMILY ORIGINS AND COLLABORATIONS Work by Las Hermanas…

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10 August

Lineas: New Modes of Contemporary Urbanism (2010)

LINEAS: NEW MODES OF CONTEMPORARY URBANISM Held in conjunction with…

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10 June

The Art of Politics (2010)

THE ART OF POLITICS: THREE GENERATIONS OF POLITICAL PRINTMAKING IN…

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10 January

Conceptual Landscapes (2010)

CONCEPTUAL LANDSCAPES: RECENT WORK BY CASTILLO AND MARIANA GARIBAY New…

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09 November

Cultural Disjuncture (2009)

CULTURAL DISJUNCTURE Work by Monica Canilao, Diana Cristales-David, Betty A.…

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09 September

La Reconquista (2009)

LA RECONQUISTA Commissioned work by Einar & Jamex de la…

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06 October

Culture of Violence (2006)

CULTURE OF VIOLENCE Commissioned work by Victor Cartagena October 25–December…

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06 March

Tortillas, Chiles, and Other Border Things (2006)

TORTILLAS, CHILES, AND OTHER BORDER THINGS Commissioned work by Consuelo…

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05 November

Intersections: Reflections of Home and Migration (2005)

INTERSECTIONS: REFLECTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRATION Commissioned work by Hector…

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04 November

Securitree by ToroLab (2004)

SECURITREE BY TOROLAB Commissioned work by Torolab November 10–December 31,…

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02 November

Ties That Bind (2002)

TIES THAT BIND: THE ROLE OF LATINO AND ASIAN INTERMARRIAGE…

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