Copyright 2020, Visual Philosophy, LLC

1065 The Alameda, San Jose CA 95126


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Special Events

Spring (In)formal

POSTPONED until November 2020

The School of Visual Philosophy has postponed this live event until November 2020. Please stay tuned for updated info on our annual art auction with a ticketed event, silent auction, door prizes and in-house made beer.


This year we are partnering with Veggielution for locally sourced, delicious tidbits to nibble during the evening. Check them out here.

Ticket information to come so stay tuned!

Monthly Events

Recurring Monthly Events are hosted by

the School of Visual Philosophy


from 3-6pm we host an opening for one of our studio artists in the Visual Philosophy Art Space. It is a time to meet our community, see live demonstrations and purchase local art. The whole block along the Alameda gets involved so visit other local arts businesses and make a day of it!


Every FIRST THURSDAY from 7-9pm we host a fun craft night where women can come and take a break while being creative. For $30, we get out the wine, conversation and art making and have a blast! Click the image to register.

painting workshop for Ladies Art Night

Every THIRD THURSDAY from 7-9pm we host a fun craft night where ANYONE can come and create something new while mingling with other people from our community! Open to all over 21. $30 covers the materials and instruction for a new craft every month. Click the image to register

Every SECOND and FOURTH WEDNESDAY from 6:00pm-8:30pm SVP will open the forges in the Hot Shop, crank up the music and strike some metal! If you have taken a class at SVP in forging, Click the image to register for our monthly event

Every 2nd Tuesday evening from 7-9pm join our critique group and get an outside perspective on a work of art.  Sign up for a 20 minute time slot of focused group feedback. If you don't have work to show, you can register as a participant.

Every SECOND THURSDAY the Print Shop opens from 3-7pm to current and former students in printmaking and artists comfortable in the area of the Shop they wish to work in. The Laser Cutter will also be available for booking. Click the image to register today.