San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose, CA



Holding Patterns is accompanied by a full-color, 56-page catalogue of the same title, published by SJMA. The catalogue includes an introduction by Peter Gordon and his interview with Donald Head on the subject of collecting.

Julian Rix

Winter Evening

oil on canvas, 19 1/4 x 29 inches

The Museum's Education Department has organized a three-part lecture series, "Grounded: Artists in the Natural Environment, A Survey of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Artists' Responses to Their Physical Surroundings." The schedule is as follows:

"Nineteenth Century Landscapes: Meditative Poetry," Sunday, November 9, 2pm, Diane Koeppel-Horn, SJMA Director of Education, Wendel Education Center, Free with admission

"California Landscape Painting: From Grandeur to Gardens," Sunday, November 23, 2pm, Harvey Jones, Senior Curator, The Oakland Museum of California, Wendel Education Center, Free with admission

"Earthworks: A Contemporary Response to the Landscape," Thursday, December II, 7pm, Mark Petr, SIMA Associate Curator, Wendel Education Center, Free with admission

Thomas Moran

Cloudy Landscape, 1898

oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 45 1/2


The San Jose Museum of Art and its educational programs are supported by the City of San Jose; the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the Arts Commission, City of San Jose; the California Arts Council; the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Fund, numerous corporate donors and Museum members.

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