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Workers Working: Opening Reception

Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College

Tuesday, August 30, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Art & Wine Tour

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Tuesday, August 30, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Music + Makers

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Thursday, September 1, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Shore Thing

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Thursday, September 1, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cast On! Night Owls Members' Choice

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, September 1, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

MOPA Dinner Package

Prado Restaurant

Thursday, September 1, 5 p.m.

Dreams: Romantic Disorientation Art Show

La Playa Gallery

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Allied Artist Association: Opening Reception

La Jolla Community Center

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Aubree Miller and Katya Gonzalez

Graffiti Beach

Friday, September 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

September Chill: Opening Reception

Brokers Building Gallery

Friday, September 2, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Art Deconstructed

San Diego Watercolor Society at NTC Promenade

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Rockin' the Political Boat

Women's Museum of California

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Alley Art Festival

Saturday, September 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Art & Wine Tour

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Saturday, September 3, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Galactic Pleasures: Opening Reception

Studio Door

Saturday, September 3, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Carlos LeGerrette: Farmworkers' Movement

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, USD

Thursday, September 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Camilo Restrepo: Opening Reception

Lux Art Institute

Friday, September 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Coronado Art Walk

Ferry Landing Marketplace

Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Galaxy of Glass: Opening Reception

Fallbrook Art Center

Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ace Drive-In Movie Theater Remembered

Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove

Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

George Tice: Urban Landscapes

Joseph Bellows Gallery

Saturday, September 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival

Bayside Park

Saturday, September 10, noon to 8 p.m.

Coronado Art Walk

Ferry Landing Marketplace

Sunday, September 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown at Sundown

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, September 15, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011-2016

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Thursday, September 15, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Santa Fe Marketplace

Bazaar del Mundo

Friday, September 16, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Santa Fe Marketplace

Bazaar del Mundo

Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Jungle Fever

Spanish Village Art Center

Saturday, September 17, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Indian Tantric Art

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, September 17, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Santa Fe Marketplace

Bazaar del Mundo

Sunday, September 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Carlsbad Village Art Walk

Carlsbad Village

Thursday, September 22, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Blessed Beasts and Curious Creatures

Timken Museum of Art

Friday, September 23, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jon Jaylo: Opening Reception

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Friday, September 23, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Uses of Photography: Opening Night

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Friday, September 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chinese Painting Demonstration

Chuang Archive and Learning Center

Saturday, September 24, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ross Jaylo: Transition

ArtHatch

Saturday, September 24, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Flat Earth

Ship in the Woods

Sunday, September 25, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Party ARTy for ArtReach: Support Art-Making in Schools

Sunday, September 25, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A Curator's Perspective

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Monday, September 26, 2 p.m.

Faces of Fibromyalgia: Photographic Exhibition

Friday, September 30, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Wednesday, October 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Open Studios: Reception

Studio Door

Saturday, October 8, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Open Studio Tours

Studio Door

Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local Butcher Art Show

Saturday, October 15, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Open Studio Tours

Studio Door

Sunday, October 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Carlsbad Village Art Walk

Carlsbad Village

Thursday, October 27, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Wednesday, November 2, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show: Opening Night

Balboa Park Activity Center

Thursday, November 3, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Carlsbad Village Art Walk

Carlsbad Village

Thursday, November 24, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Wednesday, December 7, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Carlsbad Village Art Walk

Carlsbad Village

Thursday, December 22, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wood, A Furniture Show VIII

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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San Diego Art Events

Workers Working: Opening Reception

Workers Working: Opening Reception

Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College

Tuesday, August 30, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Grossmont College
Music + Makers

Music + Makers

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Thursday, September 1, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

University Heights
Dreams: Romantic Disorientation Art Show

Dreams: Romantic Disorientation Art Show

La Playa Gallery

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

La Jolla
Allied Artist Association: Opening Reception

Allied Artist Association: Opening Reception

La Jolla Community Center

Friday, September 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

La Jolla
Aubree Miller and Katya Gonzalez

Aubree Miller and Katya Gonzalez

Graffiti Beach

Friday, September 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

South Park
September Chill: Opening Reception

September Chill: Opening Reception

Brokers Building Gallery

Friday, September 2, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Downtown San Diego
Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Wine Tasting for Art Lovers

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

La Jolla

There are 53 total art events. See more

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2016 San Diego Guide to the Arts

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Museum Exhibits

Beautiful disgusts after some masterpieces

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Art-focused travel

Hidden Lisbon

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Columbia, South Carolina: study in contrasts

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