Our Programs

Visual Arts & Exhibitions 


June 2 - Aug 13, 2017

From the current housing crisis to sanctuary cities and refugee communities, Shelter/Refugio (Refuge) looks at physical and conceptual spaces of shelter and refuge to call attention to the current crises redefining the American landscape.

Doors open: 6:00 PM

Artist talk: 7:00 PM

Sergio De La Torre • Elena Guzman • Nery Gabriel Lemus • Monica Martinez • Adriana Monsalve • Chris Treggiari 

Image credit: Adriana Monsalve

19th Latino Art Now! Auction and Exhibition

Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition Exhibition: Wednesday, April 5 - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Auction: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Doors open, 6pm

Live Auction, 7pm

  This popular, annual event culminates in a high energy evening with food, drinks, entertainment and friendly bidding. Here you will find art by Bay Area favorites as well as artists with national and international reputations. The work ranges from painting to drawing to photography to sculpture and jewelry. Highlights of this year's exhibition are Pilar Agüero-Esparza, Victor Cartagena, Melanie Cervantes, Adrian Esparza; Bay Area favorites Aaron De La Cruz, Favianna Rodriguez, Jessica Sabogal; and notable veterans of Chicana/o art Ester Hernandez, Linda Vallejo, and Gronk. Music provided by Latin Grammy Nominee Gabriel Navia.  

Auction Tiers:
Buy it Now! Artwork designated as Buy it Now! can be purchased before the day of the Auction.
Lotería purchasers will select a Lotería card with a number. This number provides the order in which the buyer will make a Lotería selection.
The Live Auction will begin at 7pm and will continue uninterrupted until all the pieces have been auctioned.

The auction welcomes both experienced and first-time collectors. Auction proceeds support MACLA’s programs in the visual arts, performing & literary arts, youth arts education; and, community development through the arts, which reach over 32,000 people annually. Collectors can preview the artwork on sale during gallery hours. The preview is free and open to the public.  

Join us Before the Auction
FREE Everyday Collectors: Collecting 101 Conversation Join us for a lively conversation with local art collectors who will share the "How, Why & What" of art collecting.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6pm
Reception 6:30pm    

For more information: (408) 998-2783, www.maclaarte.org
Premier Sponsor: Southwest Airlines
Community Sponsors: Adobe, HOLA, The Continental Bar Lounge & Patio,Microsoft Silicon Valley, Silicon Valley Business Journal and Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Pilar Agüero-Esparza • Eric Almanza • José Maro Alvarado • Natalia Anciso • José Arenas • Efren Ave • Mitsy Ávila Águila • Jesús Barraza • Carolyn Castaño • Víctor Cartagena • Melanie Cervantes • Betty Davis • Aaron de la Cruz • Adrian Delgado • Carlos Don Juan • Adrian Esparza • Aaron Douglas Estrada • Jaque Fragua • Esperanza Gama • Elizabeth Gómez • Jorge González • Raúl González • Suzy González • Gronk • Yolanda Guerra • Robert Jackson Harrington • Ester Hernández • Hector Hernández • Juan Felipe Herrera • Louis Jacinto • Francisco “Pancho” Jiménez • Consuelo Jiménez-Underwood • Nery Gabriel Lemus • Robbie López • Gilbert “Magu” Lujan • José “Chucha” Márquez • Gustavo Martínez • Javier Arturo Martínez • Arlene Mejorado • Alice Mizrachi • Antonio Nava Torres • Miguel “Bounce” Pérez • Viva Paredes • Elina Peduzzi • Marisol Picazo • Gilda Posada • Juan Carlos Quintana • Melina Ramírez • Benito Rangel de María • Daniella Rascón • Carlos Rodríguez • Favianna Rodríguez • Verónica Rojas • Jessica Sabogal • Bryan Sánchez • Edgar Sánchez • Stephany Sánchez • Linda Lucia Santana • Pablo Soto Campoamor • Paul Valadez • Daniel Valencia • Linda Vallejo • Cristina Velásquez • Ernesto Yerena

Artwork for Sale

Click images to see details andprice. Call us at (408) 998-2783 to purchase a piece.


Community-Sponsored Art boxes for sale! Each box contains 6 original artworks. 

Book a tour

with our Curators!

Contact William at william@maclaarte.org, to schedule a tour with our curator.



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