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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.

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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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