News & Press Releases
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
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
2013 PEAPOD ADOBE YOUTH VOICES ACADEMY
Film: Rhythm of a Refugee (2013 Adobe Aspire Awards, 1st Place Best Collaboration Project)
Film: Be the One
Music Video: Polaroids & Films (2013 Adobe Aspire Awards, Best Music Video)
Film: Make the Call (2013 Adobe Youth Voices 2013 Film Camp. Best Production Award)
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’57 Chevy featuring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash March 10 – 13, 2016 Castellano Playhouse Ric Salinas of Culture Clash stars in this hilarious one-man comedy
March 7—April 26, 2014 The auction included work by established contemporary artists, including Luis González-Palma, Erika Harrsch, Nereida Gárcia-Ferraz, and the de la Torre brothers. It
DE ESPERANZA Y DE LOCURA/OF HOPE AND MADNESS Work by Erika Harrsch, Miguel Luciano, Esperanza Mayobre, Favianna Rodriguez, and Judi Werthein August 28—October 26, 2013