Upcoming Exhibitions

The Teitelbaum Family Center for the Arts presents rotating exhibitions that explore Jewish culture, values and our community at large by showcasing a wide variety of mediums.  All exhibits are free of charge and open to the public. Exhibitions are displayed on the 2nd floor of the JCC. For more information, contact the JCC’s Arts Department at [email protected].


Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
March 1 – May 1

The Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society presents its 51st Annual Awards Exhibit, with a broad interpretation of this year’s theme, ”Wet and Wild”!

Please join us for these free events, which are open to all:
– March 17, 10:00am, “Non-Traditional Watermedia Art” lecture with last year’s first place winner, Mike Granger
– March 17, 11:30-2:30pm, Public Reception
– April 14, 12:00-1:00pm, in the JCC’s main lobby, there will be a “Wet into Wet” watercolor painting technique demonstration by award-winning water media instructor Karen Olsen.
– April 14, 1:30-2:30pm, the JCC’s art instructor John Giannotti leads “What Makes a Winner,” a walk and talk through the exhibit.



IsraAID: Stories of Courage and Resilience
May 4 – July 15

This exhibition gives you a glimpse into how IsraAID, Israel’s Global Humanitarian Aid Organization, responds to emergencies and supports local communities around the world — from crises and disasters, to rehabilitation and recovery. IsraAID provides lifesaving emergency relief for populations affected by natural disasters, epidemics and post-conflict situations.

Join us on May 9, Israel’s Independence Day, for a walk and talk around the exhibition with IsraAID’s senior director of operations. Free of charge.
5:15-5:45pm Tour in Hebrew
6:30-7:00pm Tour in English


Cookie Addison: Geometric Vision
July 23 – August 6

A retrospective of the work of Cookie Addison, a talented painter who has also been instrumental in building up and maintaining the South Bay’s Jewish community over the years. Curated by Avital Meshi.


Artist Inquiries and Submissions

The APJCC Teilbaum Family Center for the Arts accepts submissions year round for multi media artwork including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, tapestry and photography.  Submitted artwork will be reviewed by our Cultural Arts Committee and kept on file for possible future shows. There is no fee for submissions.  You will be contacted by the JCC directly if selected for a possible exhibition.  Please send artist bio/history along with at least 3 images showcasing your work to [email protected]  Please include information as to your interest in presenting at the APJCC.

All of the 2017-18 Art Exhibitions are made possible, in part, by a gift from Cookie Addison & Family.

All Cultural Arts programs at the APJCC are made possible, in part, by generous contributions from Sylvia & Leonard Metz, Doris and Rick z”l Davis, and an anonymous donor.

The APJCC is proud to be a part of the Initative on Jewish Peoplehood, co-funded by the Koret Foundation, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, and other generous supporters.

To support Arts programs at the JCC Los Gatos, go to our Donations page.