Our Vision

  • To offer a variety of creative, innovative, and high-quality programming in theatre, music, dance, film, and progressive arts that reflect San José and Silicon Valley's culture of creativity, diversity, education, and technology.
  • To showcase performing arts in several Hammer-branded series including:
  • SJSU @ Hammer Logo
  •   • Premiere San José State University music, theatre, dance, and guest speaker events.
  • Light Action Logo
  •   • Live theatre and off-Broadway theatrical productions.
  • Music w/o Borders Logo
  •   • Music from all around the world, including jazz, blues, reggae, country, and world            music.
  • Art Tech Logo
  •   • Performances that connect arts, technology, and/or multi-media.
  • Hammer Speaks Logo
  •   • National Geographic Live, Sundance Film Institute, and other educational lectures.
  • Also @ Hammer Logo
  •   • Corporate, cultural, or other events that are "also at the hammer."
  • Holidays @ Hammer Logo
  •   • Music, dance, and theatrical events related to the holiday season.