Join us to celebrate arts, culture and technology in downtown San José

The Paseo Public Prototyping Festival will celebrate the culmination of the San José State University Paseo Prototyping Challenge at the newly opened SJSU Hammer Theatre Center in downtown San José, CA on April 8th, 2017.

The Paseo Public Prototyping Festival will feature exhibitions, speakers, live performances and a maker space focused on art and technology, science and engineering, placemaking and civic engagement. SJSU student prototyping teams will present their final prototypes for the Paseo Prototyping Challenge, a year-long civic innovation challenge designed to incubate solutions to pressing social and environmental problems in the city of San José.

The event is free and open to the public.

Events & Exhibitions

Explore our event and exhibitions, speakers and artists, student organization and prototyping teams all presenting at the Paseo Public Prototyping Festival.

ZERO1: American Arts Incubator

Saturday, April 7th & 8th | SJSU Hammer Theatre Center Upper and Lower Lobby

ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network will present workshops, exhibitions and projection mapping by artists from their American Arts Incubator (AAI), an international creative exchange program.

LAST Festival: Talks and panels

Saturday, April 8th | 11am–4pm | SJSU Hammer Theatre Center Main Stage

The 4th L.A.S.T. (Life Art Science Technology) festival celebrates the confluence of art with the new media technologies and nascent sciences that are transforming sociality and experience in the 21st century…

Spartan Superway

Saturday, April 8th | 10am–5pm | Hammer Theatre Center/ Theatre Plaza

The Spartan Superway project team will present a one-twelfth scale solar-powered, automated transit network model…

Okada Design and Alum Rock Educational Foundation

Saturday, April 8th | 12pm–8pm | SJSU Hammer Theatre Center Café

Come to our playful pop-up makerspace and explore game design using both physical materials and digital tools…

Paseo Public Prototyping Challenge Awards

SJSU students participating in the Paseo Prototyping Challenge are eligible to win up to $10,000 in awards and prizes for their winning civic innovation prototypes.

1st Place = $5,000

2nd Place = $3,000

3rd Place = $2,000