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[free] Celebrating Our Abuelitos! Family Art Day @ MACLA // San Jose

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join us this Saturday for Family Art Day! Celebrating Our Abuelitos

Join the vibrant atmosphere of San José’s SoFA District with complimentary art activities, dance, and music for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday, April 27, 2024
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Parque de los Pobladores (in front of MACLA)!
FREE outdoor celebration with the community.


About event:

Family Art Day is open to everyone, so bring your family and join us for a day filled with creativity, celebration and connection.

Win prizes by completing our Family Art Day activity passport!

Food Trucks from Picnic Basket and The Pupusa Lady!
(Thanks to Sacred Heart Community Service)


A Bailar! Family Art Day Line-Up:

12 PM — DJ SIZZLE of Cumbiatón
1 PM — Mobility Class / Zumba
2 PM — Discos Resaca
3 PM — DJ SIZZLE of Cumbiatón.


FREE Family Photo Portraits by TTC x Alex Knowbody

Portraits are complimentary, but registration is required due to limited availability. Only one registration per family.

Location: MACLA’s Castellano Playhouse.

Capture a timeless memory with your cherished Abuelitos! Don’t miss out on documenting a precious moment with your beloved elder.

  • As a part of Family Art Day: Celebrating Our Abuelitos, MACLA proudly presents this opportunity for families to have their portraits taken by Teen Tech Center members in partnership with Alex Knowbody.
  • Register now to reserve your family’s spot at this unforgettable event!
  • Youth-led family portraits are possible thanks to AACI Y Tech Incubator.


Art installations:

Monoprint Workshop with Prof. Irene Carvajal

Irene Carvajal is a Costa Rican-American artist, working in printmaking, collage, video, performance and installation. Her work examines labor, gender and globalization through the lens of mass produced objects.

Symbolic Narratives with Rayos Magos

Rayos Magos, is a Latinx/Chicano, mixed-media artist. As part of San José’s Cultural Ambassador project, he will demonstrate basic printmaking skills while exploring storytelling through the medium.

Voter Engagement with Rubén Darío Villa

As our Creative Corps Artist, Rubén Darío will foster meaningful dialogues, encourage self-expression, and promote inclusivity within our community.  Creative Corps Artist is supported by California Arts Council in partnership with San Francisco Foundation.

… and Community Painting with ICA San José.


April 27
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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