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2019 April Edition
Fun for Everyone at History Park
VW Car Show 2019
History Park events
VWCA Golden Gate Chapter presents the 35th Annual Spring Meet

April 14
Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit and see these beautiful volkswagen cars lining the streets at History Park!
Printers Guild
Bay Area Printers' Faire and Wayzgoose

April 27
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

See demonstrations, and array of vendors and exhibitors celebrating letterpress printing, typography, book arts, ephemera, fine paper, printmaking, and allied arts.

Presented by San José Printers' Guild

Schmahl Science Workshop: Lab Research Science Camp 2019
Middle School and High School
Students Grades 6-10 engage in curiosity, imagination and creativity using a fun, hands-on approach as they work with our experienced mentors, talented scientists and engineers.

  • June 17 - 21
  • July 8 - 12
  • July 29 - August 2

2019 Youth Glass Camp
The Bay Area Glass Institute will be offering summer youth classes in all of their studios; Fusing Arts, Jewelry, Flameworking, and Glassblowing.

News from Our Cultural Partners
From Chicanas of the 1960’s to Latinx Women Today
April 24
Roosevelt Community Center
901 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Wednesday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

La Raza Historical Society of Santa Clara Valley hosts a discussion about the "Latinx" identity and leaders in our dynamic and exciting local history, sponsored by San José Councilmember Raúl Peralez.
Sofia Mendoza, community activist
BAGI's ongoing Visiting Artist Series

The Bay Area Glass Institute hosted a 3-day artist residency with professional glassblower, Devin Burgess, in late March. His visit included a 3 day class, public demonstration and exhibition, and a VIP brunch.

Devin Burgess, glass artist
Bay Area Glass Institute
Japantown Immersive! with SJ Taiko & Epic Immersive
April 6
San José Japantown
N. 5th/Jackson streets
Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Spring Ancestral Rememberance with CHCP
April 7
History Park
Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

PAC*SJ Walking Tour:
Diridon Station Area
April 28
San José Diridon Station
San Fernando/Cahill streets
Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Save the Date!
History San José & Giant Creative Present: Flicks & Grooves

Enjoy great movies and music under the stars during the Flicks &
Grooves outdoor cinema and concert series!
This year's outdoor cinema line up will showcase the quirky genius of director Wes Anderson the second Friday of each month.
The beautiful and relaxing Firehouse Green inside History Park serves as a perfect backdrop for the unorthodox filmmaker's cinematic gems including Rushmore, The Life Aquatic, and The Royal Tenenbaums to name just a few. Oscar-nominated director, Wes Anderson, has created films that are bona fide cult classics resonating with audiences of all ages.

History Park will also be a destination for live music the last Friday of each month. The Flicks & Grooves concert slate features an eclectic array of live ba nds to enliven your Friday nights on the Fire House Green.

The San Jose Jazz Boombox Stage will host hot acts curated by Needle to the Groove Records and Quynh Mai.
Wes Anderson Films Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
May 10
Our first screening will be the romantic slice of life flick, Moonrise Kingdom.

May 31
Neo-Soul songstress Kiva Uhuru dazzles us with her music on the SJZ Boombox Stage.

General Admission: $5
Free for HSJ Members!
Welcoming New Faces
Ongoing Exhibits
A Collector's Passion:
100 Years of Paintings Inspired by the McKay Collection
Buffalo Crossing McKay Collection
Buffalo Crossing (1914), painting by Astley David Middleton Cooper (1856-1924)
Leonard & David McKay Gallery
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Weekends
Through December 15, 2019

Breaking the Mold:
San José's Oldest Foundry
Photographs by Philip Krayna
Breaking the Mold - Philip Krayna
Pouring metal from the crucible to molds
Arbuckle Gallery at History Park
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday
Through July 21

History Park
635 Phelan Ave, San José, 95112
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends
Pasetta House, G&A's Gift Shop, and O'Brien's Ice Cream Parlor
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Weekends only
Arbuckle Gallery at the Pacific Hotel
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday
For rental information, contact events@historysanjose.org and  408-918-1048 
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