In 1892, the cornerstone was placed for the clocktower building, that was constructed from the same quarry that was utilized to build Stanford University.
The hand wound clocktower at the top of the building is one of three existing in the world. The Ferry Building in San Francisco and the Big Bend in London are the only two other buildings with hand powered large clocks.
In 1970, San Jose Museum of Art was established by the San Jose City Council.
As of May 2019, the San Jose Art Museum opened an exhibit with various works of Indian artist Rina Banerjee.
One piece of art resembled a dragon eating the planet earth. Others