Sat, Jun 15, 4-8pm
Join MACLA for a FREE, all-ages, all-levels skate jam event celebrating San Jose's skate culture!
Make Music Day SJ | Philthy Dronez
Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 12-1pm
Join MACLA and local SJ artist Philthy Dronez for lunch as part of Make Music Day SJ! Presenting La Brigada de la Cumbia, half DJ/half live set, La Brigada combines these two worlds so that it feels like a DJ mix, only with live instruments playing along to the beat. Learn to play and dance cumbia at Parque de los Pobladores (across the street from MACLA).
Unicorns, Aliens, and Futuristic Cities
Jun 5 - Aug 18
"Unicorns, Aliens, and Futuristic Cities"—the exhibition explores the work of artists: Claudia Blanco, Veronica Rojas, Michael Menchaca, Javier Martinez, Stephany Sanchez, Jorge Gonzalez, and James Canales all of whom use science fiction and fantasy to reveal the nuances of history, culture, and the Latino identity.
First Friday Fiesta | Jahny Wallz
Fri, Aug 2, 2019
Ivan Paredes aka Jahny Wallz was born in Mexical BC, Mexico and is an artist-producer who blends together different influences like Bob Marley and Santana to create his own Latin fusion music. Move with Us!
First Friday Fiesta | Blue Tango Project
Fri, Sep 6, 2019
Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the María Volonté: Blue Tango Project is a ground-breaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. It is a collaboration between Argentine Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer. Move with Us!
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.