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News & Press Releases


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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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 José 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 José and the Department of World Languages and Literatures at San José State University.Visit 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.

Video Archive

Performance Archive

Empanada (2010)

A staged reading by Anel I. Flores October 23, 2010 A hilarious dramedy chronicling the emotional story of the difficult challenges a Mexican-American is faced

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Imperial Silence (2009)

IMPERIAL SILENCE: UNA ÓPERA MUERTA / A DEAD OPERA IN FOUR ACTS Directed by John Jota Leaños October 23—25, 2009  Imperial Silence, a multimedia performance,

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Visual Archive

Assembling The Pieces (2013)

ASSEMBLING THE PIECES: RECONSTRUCTING MEMORY & HYBRID IDENTITY Work by Tessie Barrera-Scharaga and Samuel Rodriguez January 16—March 16, 2013 This exhibition addresses themes of transformation,

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Power in Numbers (2012)

POWER IN NUMBERS Recent work by Julio Salgado, Betty A. Davis, Ana Teresa Fernandez & Julio Cesar Morales November 2, 2012–January 5, 2013 This exhibition

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