San José Arts Advocates

A collaborative of the San José creative community dedicated to education, advocacy, and action to support arts and culture.

Come Together

Join with fellow creatives, arts supporters, and community members.


Attend workshops and forums or read up on issues affecting the community.


Get tips and tools to let your voice be heard by decision makers at all levels.


Create art, create change, and create a community you are proud to be a part of!

Upcoming Events

: Experience Exhibit : Tour Japantown’s Newest Housing Development

April 7, 2023
Join us for a conversation with the developer and Empire 7 about how this unique and collaborative effort saved a local arts institution from displacement.

Recent Posts

SJAA Speak Up IG City Hall

Let's get advocating! Watch our Community Briefing and TAKE ACTION!

March 20, 2023
With six brand new City Councilmembers and a fresh face in the Mayor’s chair, it’s time for us to come together and refocus our advocacy as they begin to set a path forward. We can’t wait to get started with you!

Help us help you! Use our suggestion box to recommend programs or to volunteer

June 23, 2021
If we want to grow as an organization and a movement, SJAA knows that we need your help. That’s why we created this quick Google form to hear about the programs you’d like to see from us and how you can get more involved in our work. Please take a minute to share your thoughts today!

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