Press Room

Click on the archives below for past programs, (including press releases), and/or contact us at info@maclaarte.org for additional information.

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 2014Unmasked, an exhibition on real and re-imagined superheoes, opens August 27, 2014.
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May 2014Cosmos Codex, commissioned work by Vargas-Suarez UNIVERSAL, opens May 2, 2014.

Apr 2014Community 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

Las Cafeteras in Concert (2015)

with opening performance by Diana Gameros October 2 – 4, 2015 Castellano Playhouse Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Mexican music from Veracruz, Mexico with modern

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¡Ser! (2015)

A Theater Performance Written and performed by Karen Anzoategui and directed by Marcos Nájera January 23-25, 2015 ¡Ser! is a riveting and hilarious personal narrative

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Love, Food, Love (2014)

written and directed by Robert Karimi with special guests John Castro, Leticia Hernandez-Linares, Tomas Riley, Jessica Lopez Lyman and  more February 14- 16, 2014 Love, Food,

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Fat Boy (2013)

by Teo Castellanos D-Projects November 15-17, 2013 To have and have not: Fat Boy is a compelling multi-disciplinary performance that explores global themes of scarcity,

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Visual Archive

Found in Translation (2015)

September 2 – November 15, 2015 Work by Pilar Agüero-Esparza, Aaron De La Cruz, Rogelio Gutierrez and Patrick Martinez Curated by Joey Reyes MACLA opens its

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Breaking Point (2015)

June 5-Augus 8, 2015 Work by award-winning Bay Area artists Jaime Guerrero and Viviana Paredes. Curated by Joey Reyes MACLA closes its 2014-15 season with

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Rio Yañez, Batman and Anzaldua
Unmasked (2014)

August 27 – November 15, 2014 Work by Carlos Donjuan, Hector Hernandez, Dulce Pinzón, & Rio Yañez Curated by Joey Reyes MACLA opened its 2014-15

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Cosmos Codex (2014)

May 2—August 2, 2014 California Premiere COSMOS CODEX was a commissioned, site-specific work by artist Vargas-Suarez UNIVERSAL. This is MACLA’s first art exhibition dedicated to

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