Four February art shows we’re excited for

Check out these art shows from several art collectives and galleries within San Jose, CA.

A wall displaying different art canvasses.

1Culture is Downtown’s newest art gallery.

Photo by SJtoday staff

Creativity doesn’t stop in the great 408.

Next month, San Jose has a lineup of downtown art shows — and you don’t want to miss these. Show some love in February to these four upcoming galleries.

🎨 “Bay Area Legends” | Feb. 4-Mar. 11 | 1Culture Gallery
For 1Culture’s fourth exhibit since opening, owner Andrew Espino brings together local artists who’ve mastered the medium of aerosolgrab tickets to its opening night featuring live painting, artist talks, a DJ, and drinks.

🎨 “Sour & Sweet” | Feb. 11-Mar. 4 | Empire 7 Studios
First they’re sour, then they’re sweet.This exhibit features 30+ artists — both local and national — showcasing artwork that is a little sweet, sour, and perhaps, twisted.

🎨 “A Photo Night in Japantown” | Feb. 11 | Multiple Japantown locations
Stroll through Japantown and pop into six different businesses to view both individual and group photography shows — brought to you by local creators including 35mmallie, the Earthquakes’ Artist in Residence.

🎨 “Return of the Macks” | Feb. 11 | Urban Kiosk
SJ Makers + Lets Create Kultura will throw it back to the 1990s with a graffiti art show featuring 16 artists — special guest DJ La Jungla will also be spinning your favorite tracks from the era.

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