Photos courtesy Darcie Kiyan, El Camino Hospital Foundation and LSJ Class of 2017 alumna


Program Day #3: Arts, Culture and Philanthropy – April 12

Goals of the Day: To expand awareness of San Jose’s unique cultural scene, inspire a deeper engagement with the arts, and develop an understanding of art as place making.

Venue: Starting point is the San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market Street, San Jose.


  • Welcome and overview by Margaret Tamisiea, Director of Community Development, and Madison Nguyen, Executive Vice President, SVO
  • Presentation by SJMA followed by tour
  • Erin Salazar, Executive Director, Exhibition District, gives an overview of downtown murals and public art
  • Depart museum for Martin Luther King, Jr. Library: use maps to locate public art along the way. 
  • Docent-led tour of King Library Public Art Collection
  • State of the Arts panel discussion

Moderator: Connie Martinez, CEO, SV Creates


Siobhan Kenney, Director, Global Community Affairs, Applied Materials

Danny Harris, San Jose Program Director, Knight Foundation

Ron Muriera, Arts Commissioner, San Jose Arts Commission

  • Begin walk to SOFA district
  • Lunch at Cafe Stritch with Steve Borkenhagen, Arts Scene Historian
  • Walk to MACLA and tour exhibits
  • San Jose Taiko! Drumming workshop
  • Roy Hirabayashi, Co-Founder, San Jose Taiko
  • Work on Community Impact Project
  • Happy Hour!

Learn more about Leadership San Jose here.



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