Our Programs


Visual Arts/Exhibitions

We support new work and contextualize the artistic interventions of Latino and Latin-American artists into the larger framework of American and community-based arts. Go Now »

Performing & Literary Arts

We feature new perspectives on contemporary Latino culture and civic society and showcase local, national, and international performance artists who defy genres, push boundaries, and engage audiences. Go Now »

Youth Education

Our Youth Education program serves children of all ages. DMC Studio is a free, year-round arts education program serving youth ages 13-18. Family Art Day is a free arts participation program for families with young children. 

Community Arts Program

Through public arts-based programs, classes and workshops, we bring together multicultural artists, audiences, and a wide spectrum of residents so they may interact and develop mutual understanding.
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MACLA Thanks:

Adobe Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Applied Materials
ArtPlace America
The Castellano Family Foundation
City of San Jose, Office of Cultural Affairs
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Devos Institute of Art Management
The Ford Foundation
The Institute of Museum and Library Services
The James Irvine Foundation
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures
National Endowment for the Arts
National Performance Network
The Rotary Club of San José
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Southwest Airlines
SV Creates
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

MACLA donors