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De Anza College art students process the pandemic through online only art show

De Anza College art students process the pandemic through online only art show

Yami Sun, Reporter

May 20, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the Euphrat museum is hosting this spring’s De Anza Student Art Show virtually from May 6 to June 30. Diana Argabrite, Museum Programs Coordinator said it was a good turnout that almost 80 students participated with actual physical art which is shown entirely online. “I think we got a good response,” said Argabrite. “Lots of really intere...

Silicon Valley Read presents “Women Making it Happen” at Euphrat Museum of Art

Panel of the two of four Alpha Girls, Sonja Hoel Perkins and Mary Jane Elmore with Author Julian Guthrie and Moderator Sal Pizarro audience Q&A

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

Silicon Valley Reads 2020 presented their theme “Women Making it Happen” at the Euphrat Museum of Art on Jan. 23, in conjunction with the opening of Euphrat’s winter exhibit, “Women Pathmakers.  They brought out the author of the novel “Alpha Girls,” Julian Guthrie, alongside two out of f...

“Women Pathmakers” Exhibit Celebrates Triumphs of Women 100 Years After Women’s Suffrage

Jessica Sabogal and Shanna Strauss, “The Invisible Labor of Women of Color,” acrylic on found wood, depicts two queer women of color and size embracing.

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 23, a new exhibit titled “Women Pathmakers” debuted at the Euphrat Museum of Art at De Anza College. The exhibit, in conjunction with Silicon Valley Reads 2020 and their theme, “Women Making it Happen,” honors the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the U.S. “There's a lot...

Euphrat Museum exhibit sheds light family lineage

Inside Behind: Grandfather Tanaka/Me
Artist: Gayle Tanaka, 2017

Erin Curley, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

“Hold on, let me plug in the boat,” said Diana Argabrite, Director of the Euphrat Museum of Art. We watch, breathless, as a 15-foot-tall rowboat stutters and revolves in place. Entitled “Portunis”, Eric Powell’s installation dominates the center of the room, and is held in place from floor to ...

‘Ancestral Journeys’ showcases immigration stories

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Artists gathered for a reception for the new exhibit “Ancestral Journeys” which spotlights self-identity, family history, immigration, and diasporas at the Euphrat Museum of Art on Feb 13. “I thought last night we went really well, especially considering how  the weather was,” said museum d...

De Anza College Alumni awarded for social activism, civic engagement

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Two De Anza College Alumni were named ‘2018 MacArthur Fellows’ in October for their work in social activism through criminal justice reform and art representing civic engagement. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards 25 individuals, with $625,000 for achieving ‘exceptional creativity’ and accomplishm...