Val Britton



San José Museum of Art
110 South Market Street
San José, CA 95113

Exhibition dates: Dec. 8, 2023 – Sunday, April 21, 2024

The landscape of memory has shifted dramatically over the course of the Digital Age, marked by the ease and speed at which we can record, store, and share information. Encode/Store/Retrieve draws together artworks from SJMA’s collection to explore low-tech forms of memory production and provide strategies to grapple with the emerging issues of our growing digital archive.

Featured artists include Wallace Berman, Val Britton, Jim Campbell, Enrique Chagoya, Chryssa, Binh Danh, Steven Deo, Bruce Hasson, Xandra Ibarra, Dinh Q. Lê, Darlene Nguyen-Ely, Margaret Nielsen, Harold Paris, Beverly Rayner, Analia Saban, Katherine Sherwood, Rose B. Simpson, Stephanie Syjuco, Stella Waitzkin, Xiaoze Xie, and more.

Reclaimed: The Art of Recology

National tour: 2023-2026 in collaboration with the Bedford Gallery.

Visit Bedford Gallery / Art of Recology for more information.

Irving Archives and Museum
Irving, TX
Feb. 18 – April 30, 2024

Mattatuck Museum
Waterbury, CT
May 25 – Aug. 18, 2024

Carnegie Arts Center
Turlock, CA
Sept. 23 – Dec. 30, 2024

2074: Southern Exposure's Annual Art Auction

Step into the future as Southern Exposure proudly presents 2074, our triumphant 50th anniversary art auction and fundraiser. Join us on Saturday, April 13, in the SoEx gallery for a visionary evening showcasing over 140 of the Bay Area’s most celebrated emerging and established artists during an in-person and hybrid event we’ll be talking about for years to come.

Tickets: Online at or call 415.863.2141 x105

Location: ​​​​​​​Southern Exposure, 3030 20th Street, San Francisco CA 94110

Main Event: Saturday, April 13, 2024
6:00 PM Doors Open
7:30 PM Live Auction
8:30 PM Silent Auction begins to close

VIP Preview Evening: Thursday, April 4, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Preview Exhibition: March 30 - April 11, 2024, In-person by appointment
You can make a private appointment to visit Southern Exposure’s gallery two weeks prior to the auction to preview the artwork.