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Lucia Herrero, Navarro, Toledo and Martínez, 20...

Balboa Park's Museum Of Photographic Arts Reopens Friday With New Exhibits

April 16
By City News Service

The museum opened its doors to welcome a new exhibition embracing the creative nature of young talent.

Adrien Couvrat's

San Diego Weekend Art Events: Holly Hofmann, Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio, Adrien Couvrat, Julia Alvarez And T.Jay Santa Ana

April 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include ElectricLouieLand's Anthology Series, Quint ONE, Ariel Quartet, BLK Box, Art Produce and a new massive, outdoor mural at Bread and Salt.

Art Exhibition Shares Portraits, Stories Of The Unsheltered In Oceanside

April 15
By Julia Dixon Evans, Tania Thorne

'Stories from the Street' exhibition and expo at Hill Street Country Club shares portraits and stories of its most immediate neighbors, with a week of programming and services addressing homelessness.

The Shell, San Diego Symphony's new state of th...

San Diego Symphony Prepares To Open 'The Shell'

April 13
By John Carroll

It was supposed to open last year, but then the pandemic hit. Now, the San Diego Symphony is preparing to open its spectacular new waterfront venue, The Shell.

Baseera Khan's

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Baseera Khan, Flower Fields Theater, Dances To Strings, 'Hype Man' And Wood Type Prints

April 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts in San Diego: testing the waters of in-person performances and events, plus some virtual and solo appointment options too.

Pianist and vocalist Carrie Feller is pictured ...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Logan Lone Piano, 20 Women Artists Now, Flavia D'Urso, Feminist Film And 'Commedia Dell'Arte'

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for weekend arts events include Carrie Feller's Logan Lone Piano Concert, 20 Women Artists NOW at Oceanside Museum of Art, Flavia D'Urso at Art Produce, Commedia dell'Arte at The Old Globe and a virtual feminist film program at The Front.

Christian Garcia-Olivo's 'Untitled White and Pe...

5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In April

April 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Check out these five notable works of visual art in San Diego this month: Christian Garcia-Olivo at the Porto Vista Hotel, Annie Fang at SDMA, Manuelita Brown at OMA, Mark Laver at False Cast Gallery and Regan Russell from outside the New Children's Museum.

The New Children's Museum in San Diego announce...

The First Museum In San Diego To Unionize Has A Contract

March 30
By Julia Dixon Evans

Workers and the New Children's Museum have agreed on their historic first contract despite pandemic closures and layoffs. The contract includes an average pay increase of 17%, safety protections, increased time off, participation in some decision making processes and recall rights for laid-off employees.

A detail of Westview High School senior Alice Z...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Young Art', Melissa Evans Tierra And 'Harlem Duet'

March 25
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include SDMA's Young Art exhibition, a virtual piano concert, Coronado Playhouse's latest production, The Black Iris Project, 'Contralto' and 'A Shimmer of Strings.'

Juan Sánchez Cotán,

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: SDMA Reopens, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Bach's Birthday, And Chantal Peñalosa

March 18
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Cauleen Smith at the newly reopened San Diego Museum of Art, outdoor jazz at Queen Bee's, a year of virtual civic organ concerts, a Tecate-based artist at Best Practice and an AjA Project panel.

An empty lobby bench awaits theatergoers in The...

San Diego Arts Organizations Reflect On A Year Of Adapting, Uncertainty

March 17
By Brooke Ruth, Julia Dixon Evans

Local arts organizations weigh in on the last 12 months of art and music during the pandemic and face continued uncertainty and adaptation as we move towards reopening.

The new Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego...

The New Institute Of Contemporary Art San Diego Wants To Question Everything

March 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

Balboa Park's San Diego Art Institute and Lux Art Institute in Encinitas are joining forces in a new merger, the ICA San Diego. The first exhibition will feature the site-responsive work of Mexican artist Gabriel Rico.

City Ballet's production of

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: From 'Rhapsody in Blue,' To Grampadrew

March 11
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks: City Ballet, Philipp Scholz Rittermann, Art of Elan in the sculpture garden, Alfredo Jaar, a dance film reflection on a year of closures and the acoustic rock of Grampadrew.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Domestic Geographies,' Leonard Patton, Moxie Theatre And OH San Diego

March 4
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: a powerful new group exhibition at The Front, Broadway hits from jazz greats, Lauren Gunderson's play "I and You," a city-wide art and architecture event and an exhibition of Mexican border photography.

Aaron Glasson's solo show,

5 Works Of Art To See In San Diego In March

March 4
By Julia Dixon Evans

Catch these five notable works of visual art in San Diego this month, from Claire A. Warden, Aaron Glasson, Tijera Williams, Carlos Castro Arias and Chantal Peñalosa.

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