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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown

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Business hours

Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photo: View from Kettner Blvd. of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building (left) and David C. Copley Building (right) at MCASD in Downtown. Photograph by Philipp Scholz Rittermann

The expanded Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown, provides San Diego and the binational region with a new dynamic cultural venue, allowing the Museum to serve many more visitors with contemporary art exhibitions and public programs for adults as well as children. Combined with the existing MCASD Downtown facility across the street at 1001 Kettner Blvd., the expanded MCASD Downtown has more than 16,000 square feet of exhibition space—featuring light-filled galleries and large spaces to present site-specific work—as well as a new lecture hall and education room for hands-on, interactive art activities.

The Richard Gluckman -designed project features a thoughtful renovation of the 1915 Santa Fe Depot baggage building (the Jacobs Building) and a new three-story structure (the Copley Building). The international lineup of commissioned and opening artists includes Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Roman de Salvo, Jenny Holzer, Ernesto Neto, Richard Serra, and Richard Wright. Completed in January 2007, the three-building facility of MCASD Downtown, along with MCASD La Jolla, provides an unprecedented variety of exhibition spaces and experiences for the community.

Admission:
General Admission $10
Seniors $5
Students 26 and over (with ID) $5; 25 and under Free (with ID)
Military Free (with ID)
MCASD Members Free
The Museum is free on the third Thursday of every month from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Admission is valid for 7 days at all MCASD locations.
Free Museum admission third Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m

Parking:
MCASD Downtown does not have a parking lot, however public garages are nearby. Metered street parking is also available.

Upcoming events at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown

Ongoing events at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown

Event Time Category

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Anya Gallaccio At MCASD

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Chicanitas: Small Paintings From The Cheech Marin Collection' Exhibit

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'DeLIMITations: A Survey Of The 1821 United States-Mexico Border'

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Do Ho Suh' Solo Exhibition At MCASD

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Hito Steyerl: Guards' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: ‘Juggernaut’

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'In the Séance Room: Acquisition Highlights From 2003-2013' Exhibit

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'In the Séance Room: Acquisition Highlights From 2003-2013' Exhibit

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'In the Séance Room: Acquisition Highlights From 2003-2013' Exhibit

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'In the Séance Room: Acquisition Highlights From 2003-2013' Exhibit

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'In the Séance Room: Acquisition Highlights From 2003-2013' Exhibit

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'John D. Spreckels And The Impossible Railroad'

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Judith Barry: Voice Off At MCASD

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Liza Lou: Color Field' Exhibit At The Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

MCASD Presents Ernesto Neto

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Mike Berg: Recent Textiles' Exhibition

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Moris: Beautiful Landscape 7: beatings, hard bread and cold-water baths

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art Presents Jennifer Steinkamp: 'Madame Curie'

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Museum Of Contemporary Art San Diego Exhibit: 'The Very Large Array'

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Papel Chicano dos: Works on paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Pond Lily Over Mushroom Cloud: Byron Kim Adapts the Black on Black Cosmology of Maria Martinez

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Robert Irwin: 'Light And Space' At MCASD

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Ruben Ochoa: Watching, Waiting, Commiserating At MCASD

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Past events