Visiting Triton

Santa Clara Ballet performs The Nutcracker

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Admission: FREE

As part of Santa Clara City’s holiday kickoff—including the Triton’s Holiday Gift Fair and the City’s Tree Lighting Ceremony—join us for scenes from The Nutcracker performed by the Santa Clara Ballet. Stroll from the Tree Lighting Ceremony to the Triton for incredible free entertainment and hot beverages!

Holiday Gift Fair and Family Art Day at the Triton

Holiday Gift Fair

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Handmade, heartfelt gifts to kick off your holiday shopping.

At our annual Holiday Gift Fair, the Triton Museum of Art brings Silicon Valley artisans together. Browse their extraordinary jewelry, textiles, home accessories, and quality crafts.

Meet the makers and shop a wide selection of unique and locally produced holiday gifts! Enjoy live performances from local artists, Christmas music, and holiday cheer.

Interested in becoming a seller? Email Event Manager Carmen Pascual cpascual@tritonmuseum.org for details.

Family Art Day

Family Art Day

Saturday, December 6 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Family Art Days are free community outreach events offering families an environment to create art and explore the galleries. Hands-on art activities are inspired by the current exhibitions—Holly Van Hart’s Possibilities Abound, and Salon at the Triton Museum. Better than video games, Family Art Days are fun, interactive events for the whole family. Registration is not required.

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Salon at the Triton Museum

Salon at the Triton Museum

Friday, December 12 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Our annual statewide competition and exhibition is one of our most popular and beloved events. For the first time ever, the competition encompasses all 2D media: photography, printmaking, painting, drawing, and mixed media. Join us for a celebration of the artists, where cash prizes, honorable mentions in each category, and two grand prize winners will be revealed. Each Grand Prize Winner will be awarded with a solo exhibition at the Triton in 2016—a life-changing opportunity for emerging artists.

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2014 – February 8, 2015

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Night at the Triton

NIGHT@tritonmuseum

January 15, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Admission: FREE

This innovative after-hours event aims to change the way audiences interact with museums. Enjoy touring our exhibitions, artists’ open studios where local makers demo their styles, interactive art activities, open mic, live music, a smorgasbord of snacks, brews, great company, and more. Interested in participating in this event? Contact preparator Bryan Callanta bcallanta@tritonmuseum.org Interest piqued? Read about NIGHT@tritonmuseum in the Santa Clara Weekly.

Coffee with the Curator

Coffee with the Curator

The Future of Museums

January 26, 2015 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Admission: FREE for Museum Members / $5 Non-Members

In an age that is witnessing the rise of digital art websites, galleries without walls, and online auction houses that never see the artist or buyer, one must wonder, what is the future of museums? Please join Chief Curator Preston Metcalf as he shares the technological innovations that are changing the face of museums as we experience them, explore the possible outcomes of this new way of seeing, and see how this may help you as an artist and as an art lover.

Hot coffee, fresh pastries, and lively conversation provided.

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