History San José coming down the aisle

Don't miss the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles' upcoming exhibit Wedding Dress: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, which features historic wedding dresses from History San José's textile collection and several vintage wedding photos from our archives. The exhibit explores the evolution of the wedding dress, ethnic similarities and differences,…

Tattooed & Tenacious in the News

Our latest exhibit Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California's History, is in the news again. KQED recently put together a short video highlighting one of the show's featured local artists, Sarah Grossman. Thanks so much to Kelly Whalen and KQED Arts for putting this fabulous video together. Check out…

Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History (Exhibit)

Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm March 20 – December 31, 2016 Today, more women than men have tattoos. But what about the first California women to get tattooed? Who were they, and why did they get inked? Discover the fascinating and largely unknown history of the the…

Tattooed & Tenacious HSJ Members & VIP Opening Reception

Be the first to see our new exhibit Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California's History before it opens to the public. Enjoy a tour of the exhibit with curator Amy Cohen and discover this hidden corner of California history. Today, more women than men have tattoos. But what about…