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Experience the Euphrat!

More than a museum, the Euphrat creates an experiential environment for visual ideas and communication. Our comprehensive program of arts, education, public art programs and lectures stimulate creativity and interest in art among audiences of all ages.

Be inspired by the challenging exhibitions and accompanying educational programs. Engage in the development of creative solutions for our times. Experience the Euphrat through our collaborative art projects and these online events and shows:

1st Thursday Open Mic

  • Thursday, May 6
  • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

First Thursday - Lailani Africa

Join us online for this monthly open mic event, hosted by McTate Stroman II, with special guests

  • Lailani Africa, singer and songwriter, De Anza alum
  • Poetess Kalamu Chaché, youth advocate, poet laureate of East Palo Alto
  • Matt Sedillo, author of "Mowing Leaves of Grass"
  • Uncle Todd, comedian, former Comedy Store host

If you'd like to perform, please email


Taste of History

  • Thursday, May 20
  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Our spring event in this year's "Taste of History" series is titled "Hope Takes Shape." It will feature Asian American and Pacific Islander musicians, poets and artists – celebrating the power of the arts and humanities in sharing and preserving our diverse stories and languages, and giving us opportunities to hear one another.

The program will include a "Hoisan-Wa Talk Story" performance with the award-winning Del Sol String Quartet and poets Genny Lim, Flo Oy Wong and Nellie Wong. More highlights include

  • Singer-songwriter Lolah – presenting original songs in Vietnamese and English
  • Musicians Satish and Ashish Tare – performing a tabla percussion piece
  • Artist Juliana Kang-Robinson – previewing the "Hope and Solace" public poetry project with Cupertino Poet Laureate Jing Jing Yang and youth poet Alaina Gupta


Sources of Solace

Explore what makes us feel connected in challenging times! 

Guerra - Bird Watcher

This online exhibition of local artists' work was developed in conjunction with the 2021 Silicon Valley Reads campaign, which features books on the theme of Connecting.

NEW See additional selections in the Interconnected gallery.


Student Art Show

You can still view the work of nearly 70 student artists who contributed to our 2020 online exhibition, including pieces inspired by the pandemic and its effects on society.


Sabogal Strauss Rest

In the Museum

Sources of Solace

An evolving virtual exhibition that explores what makes us feel more connected to life and each other in challenging times.

arts in schools

Arts and Schools

Arts education and public art projects for the campus and community

exterior view

Visit Us!

The Euphrat is currently closed because of shelter-at-home health directives. You can still enjoy our online exhibitions, including Sources of Solace and our 2020-2021 Student Art Show.


flying books on display in the gallery