- March 9
A stunning new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego features the work of an internationally acclaimed artist from Africa who makes shimmering sculptures out of discarded bottle caps.
- Feb. 26
How important is it for children to have dolls that look like them? An exhibit of handmade black dolls at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park offers some historical insight into this question.
- Feb. 16
A new exhibit at the La Jolla Historical Society explores an alternate future for important buildings lost to history. "What Was Is" features an impressive list of how artists imagine what those buildings would look like today.
- Feb. 3
Did you know the U.S. Navy has an art collection of more than 20,000 paintings, illustrations, and engravings? The head curator of the Navy Art Collection wants to add to that compilation, and is asking sailors to submit artwork that capture life in the Navy.
- Jan. 20
The painting, "Saint Francis in Prayer in a Grotto" was purchased using a $1.5 million donation.
- Jan. 8
Director Mike Leigh is known for fashioning scripts from a long improvisational process with his actors. He puts this to good use to breathe life into "Mr. Turner" (opening Friday at Arclight La Jolla) about innovative landscape painter J.M.W. Turner.
- Dec. 11
In 1911, someone stole the most famous painting in the world. Director Joe Medeiros finds out why in "Mona Lisa Is Missing," screening Thursday night at La Paloma Theater.
- Nov. 19
Early designs for the expanded Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla reveal a bigger footprint and a building that tries to be "kinder."
- Nov. 14
The public will be able to talk with artist Jari "Werc" Alvarez about their ideas for art that will appear on the east face of the Commuter Terminal at Lindbergh Field.
- Nov. 11
Painted in the 1930s, discovered in the 1980s, and then mothballed for years, the city-owned murals and artifacts from Barrio Logan's historic Aztec Brewery will be placed in the Logan Heights Library.
- Sept. 26
- Evening Edition
Two San Diego artists — one a sculptor from Iran, the other a photographer from Iowa — have come together to create an exhibit of their work at a home in La Jolla.
- Aug. 15
Tiki Oasis boasts that it is the biggest tiki weekender on the planet and will quell your wanderlust and quench your thirst.
- Aug. 7
The Ocean Beach Playhouse has been enlivening the arts scene with theater, film and music for the past four years. Saturday they present their first standalone group art show "Angels, Aliens and Drag Queens."
- July 17
The new director of the Timken Museum of Art will be based in New York City. He replaces John Wilson, who abruptly resigned two weeks ago after six years at the helm. KPBS looks at what this might mean for the future of this small but cherished museum in Balboa Park.
- July 16
San Diego International Fringe wrapped on Sunday. Here are the shows that took home the awards.
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