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Visitor Information

 

Gallery Hours (during the academic year)

Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday evening, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
And by appointment
Free admission and open to the public!
 
 

Natalie and James Thompson Gallery

Address:

San Jose State University
Art Building Room 127
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
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Contact:

Phone: (408) 924 – 4330
E-mail: Gallery@sjsu.edu
For curator-led tours, please call or email to make an appointment.

 

Parking and directions to the Art Building

The Art Building is located on San José State University’s main campus in downtown San Jose.   Located on 154 acres, the main campus has more than 50 major buildings on 19 city blocks.  These maps below will help you find your way around:

Printable Main Campus Map (PDF)

Driving directions to campus (opens in a new tab)

From Highway 101 in either direction:

Highway 101 to the Highway 280 North interchange; Highway 280 to Seventh Street exit north, make a right turn; cross San Salvador and turn left into the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.

From Highway 280 in either direction:

Highway 280 to Seventh Street exit north (left turn coming from north, right turn coming from south); cross San Salvador and turn left into the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.

From Highway 680:

Highway 680 south to Highway 280 North; Highway 280 to Seventh Street exit north, make a right turn; cross San Salvador and turn left into the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.

From Highway 880/17 in either direction:

Highway 880/17 to Highway 280 South interchange; Highway 280 south to Seventh Street exit north, make a left turn; cross San Salvador and turn left into the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.

From San Jose Mineta International Airport:

Take Guadalupe Parkway (becomes Highway 87) south to I-280 southbound. Take Seventh Street exit north, make a left turn; cross San Salvador and turn left into the South Parking Garage at the corner of Seventh and San Salvador streets.

Public Transportation

Transit buses and the lightrail line connect to downtown San Jose and the campus from throughout the county, the airport and the Amtrak/CalTrain San Jose depot. Call 408-924-7433 for specific routes.

Parking

Parking is available in the SJSU garage at Seventh and San Salvador streets. Permits and day passes are also available. Additional parking information can be found on the Parking Services website.

 

The Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery is a proud member of the American Alliance of Museums.