PAST EVENT: Feb 14, Love from S.J. City Hall – Get Your Photo Taken at XO

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, San José Office of Cultural Affairs invites you to share your love for public art by having your photo taken in front of the artwork “XO” at San Jose City Hall with the people you love–friends, family, co-workers, or that special someone.

WHAT: Free photos by a professional photographer at the artwork “XO”

WHERE: 200 East Santa Clara Street, San José, CA 95113

WHEN: February 14, 11:30am-1:30pm & 5:30pm-7:30pm


Each group will receive a complimentary copy of their photo printed on the spot. Limit one per group. Photographs will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Plan to get there early!

The artwork, “XO”, by Laura Kimpton with Jeff Schomberg, is part of the three-year Playa to Paseo partnership between the Office of Cultural Affairs and Burning Man Project to site temporary artworks throughout San José.

Consisting of 12-foot tall metal letters, “XO” is a love letter to the community. “XO” reminds us to share love and kindness with each other, to help create a world where love is the sentiment connecting us, through our thoughts, words, and actions. Its siting in City Hall Plaza, is symbolic for local government’s love of San José and its community.

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