- May 22
Hidden off an alley on Logan Avenue is Punto Experimental, an art gallery that specializes in experimental and contemporary art, and its mission is to challenge how we define what art is.
- May 18
Having to get naked for a college class may seem unusual, but maybe not if you’re an art student. A UCSD professor has been at the center of a media storm because he requires students to do just that.
- May 15
University of San Diego’s Hoehn Family Galleries is currently hosting the exhibit, "Rembrandt: A Decade of Brilliance, 1648-1658," and it’s an eye-opening showcase of prints from the Dutch painter and printmaker.
- May 13
Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson makes tapestries featuring the world of dancehall music, fashion, and culture.
- May 11
Megan Pogue, a former vice president at the San Diego Symphony, will be the first general manager at the Timken Museum of Art.
- May 1
The Studio Door in North Park focuses on two things: assisting artists with art-to-market knowledge and creating opportunities that will help artists grow by providing working studio space, an online presence, and curating exhibits.
- April 17
The Circus Collective of San Diego is a group of circus artists who present original shows that blur the lines between traditional circus and contemporary theatre. Last year they did a film noir circus, "Circustantial Evidence," now they serve up “Cirquetacular! Cirquetacular!”
- 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."