Includes all museum galleries, including special exhibitions, during regular hours,. Some public programs and special events may have an additional fee and are not included. Children 6 and under are admitted free; children's tickets are available at the door.


Third Thursday

SJMA is open until 8 PM or later on the Third Thursday of every month with a different array of activities and themes. Tickets to the galleries are just $5 after 5 PM. Some programs (such as Creative Minds or Booze and Brushes) have an additional fee. Check the calendar for details on programs on Third Thursdays.

ART 101

Learn different artmaking techniques from teaching artists. Art 101 programs regularly sell out, and advance registration is required.

Community Day

SJMA's free Community Days include live entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.


Music, cocktails, and creative fun for adults.  No-host bar. ArtRage is recommended for adults 18 and up.

Member Opening Reception

Legacy of Poetry Workshop

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will lead participants to explore the possibilities of using paint to create new works of visual poetry. Part of the 2018 SJSU Legacy of Poetry Festival. Art materials will be provided. Followed by a reception. Space is limited and advance reservations are strongly recommended.

Cosponsored by San Jose Museum of Art, Poetry Center San Jose & CATS (Contemporary Asian Theater Scene)

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