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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

 

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Hybrid Spaces (2010)

HYBRID SPACES: FAMILY ORIGINS AND COLLABORATIONS Work by Las Hermanas Iglesias (Janelle and Lisa Iglesias) and Amy Diaz-Infante November 5, 2010–January 8, 2011 This group

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The Art of Politics (2010)

THE ART OF POLITICS: THREE GENERATIONS OF POLITICAL PRINTMAKING IN THE BAY AREA Work by Juan Fuentes, Melanie Cervantes, Jesus Barraza, Leslie Lopez, and Natalia

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Conceptual Landscapes (2010)

CONCEPTUAL LANDSCAPES: RECENT WORK BY CASTILLO AND MARIANA GARIBAY New work by Castillo and Mariana Garibay January 20–March 13, 2010 This exhibition featured site-specific installations

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Cultural Disjuncture (2009)

CULTURAL DISJUNCTURE Work by Monica Canilao, Diana Cristales-David, Betty A. Davis, Jaime Guerrero, Alejandro Oliva, Mitsy Ávila Ovalles, Rio Yañez in collaboration with Maya Escobar

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La Reconquista (2009)

LA RECONQUISTA Commissioned work by Einar & Jamex de la Torre September 3—October 24, 2009 Einar and Jamex de la Torre create work that challenges

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Culture of Violence (2006)

CULTURE OF VIOLENCE Commissioned work by Victor Cartagena October 25–December 23, 2006 This timely exhibition by Salvadorean-born, San Francisco-based artist Victor Cartagena follows the artist’s

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