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Chor Boogie: Opening Reception

Mesa College Art Gallery

Thursday, February 11, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Pottery and Fiber Arts: Artist Reception

Off Track Gallery

Saturday, February 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Art from the Heart: Opening Reception

La Jolla Community Center

Saturday, February 13, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Small Images Exhibition

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Saturday, February 13, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Michael Aaron Williams: Opening Reception

ArtHatch

Saturday, February 13, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Michelle Haglund, Chris Reilly, Ben Darby

Saturday, February 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Rock the Red: Art Exhibit Opening

Saturday, February 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Salomeya Sobko, Dom Jones, and Famo Musa

Helmuth Projects

Saturday, February 13, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sister Corita Kent: Opening Reception

USD: University of San Diego

Wednesday, February 17, 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Downtown at Sundown

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, February 18, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Free Third Thursday

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Thursday, February 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Field Trip: Tijuana’s Art Scene

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, February 19, 10 a.m.

When Did the Desert Become Art?

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, February 19, 10 a.m.

Yozamp's Time, Money, & Love Art Party

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Friday, February 19, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Camarada: Irish Legend & Lore

Oceanside Museum of Art

Tuesday, February 23, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sebastião Salgado: Axline Lecture

San Diego Museum of Art

Thursday, February 25, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Rhapsody in Color: Artists Reception

Hera Hub Sorrento Valley

Friday, February 26, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Family ArtLAB: Art Texting

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Saturday, February 27, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Teen Art Café: European Art

San Diego Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 2, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artists of Julian: Opening Reception

Francis Parker Middle-Upper School

Thursday, March 3, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

German Expressionism

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, March 5, 10:30 a.m.

Fashion Fine Art Exhibition: Reception

Studio Door

Saturday, March 5, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Family Drop-In Day

San Diego Museum of Art

Sunday, March 6, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Painting on Tap: The Art of East Asia

San Diego Museum of Art

Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Kelly Vivanco: Opening Reception

ArtHatch

Saturday, March 12, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Downtown at Sundown

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, March 17, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Free Third Thursday

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Thursday, March 17, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Party for the Arts

Art Campus

Thursday, March 17, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Behind the Scenes at The San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, March 18, 10 a.m.

Curator’s Perspective: Do Ho Suh

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Monday, March 21, 2 p.m.

Arthur Putnam's Ferocious Life

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, April 2, 10:30 a.m.

Family Drop-In Day

San Diego Museum of Art

Sunday, April 3, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Annual Educators Art Fair: European Art

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Camarada: Sanctuary Suite

Oceanside Museum of Art

Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Journey of Buddhism to the Far East

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, April 15, 10 a.m.

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art Alive 2016 Floral Demonstration

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spring Art in the Garden Festival

City Farmers Nursery

Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

San Diego Museum of Art

Sunday, May 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A Fresh Look at the Old Masters

San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.

Family Drop-In Day

San Diego Museum of Art

Sunday, May 8, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Camarada: Flute Fusion

Mingei International Museum

Sunday, May 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Teen Art Café: Brush and Ink

San Diego Museum of Art

Wednesday, May 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A Museum of Its Time and of Its Place

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, May 20, 10 a.m.

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San Diego Art Events

Chor Boogie: Opening Reception

Chor Boogie: Opening Reception

Mesa College Art Gallery

Thursday, February 11, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Mesa College
Pottery and Fiber Arts: Artist Reception

Pottery and Fiber Arts: Artist Reception

Off Track Gallery

Saturday, February 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Encinitas
Art from the Heart: Opening Reception

Art from the Heart: Opening Reception

La Jolla Community Center

Saturday, February 13, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

La Jolla
Small Images Exhibition

Small Images Exhibition

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Saturday, February 13, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Escondido
Michael Aaron Williams: Opening Reception

Michael Aaron Williams: Opening Reception

ArtHatch

Saturday, February 13, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Escondido
Field Trip: Tijuana’s Art Scene

Field Trip: Tijuana’s Art Scene

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, February 19, 10 a.m.

Downtown San Diego
When Did the Desert Become Art?

When Did the Desert Become Art?

San Diego Museum of Art

Friday, February 19, 10 a.m.

Balboa Park

There are 45 total art events. See more

Art Subject/Object

2016 San Diego Guide to the Arts

Saving our souls

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Wire you sculpting?

"Bending wire helped my creative brain not go crazy," says Wireman

On December 30, I.B. Long was doing his weekly assessment of graffiti and other maintenance issues along Newport Avenue for the local business association. Long had seen the wire man in the sky attached to ...

Museum Exhibits

Sex and psychedelia at the intersection of sight and sound

Listening station invites you to interpret a Miles Davis tune with paper and pens

San Diego Museum of Art’s Art of Music exhibit welcomes visitors with a giant ceramic auricle and protruding ear trumpet that, upon detecting the voices of passersby, proceeds to emit Beethoven’s “Grosse Fuge.” It’s a ...

German art right before Hitler

How it was, how it is

In many of these photos, things have an existential aura of their own and seem to be observing us.

Art-focused travel

Hidden Lisbon

Fado music, saudade and more in Portugal's slow-to-reveal capital.

The slightly dirty tile sidewalks welcomed us as we left our hostel to begin our first day in Lisbon. The magic in this city was palpable from the get-go. As we followed the trail of ...

Columbia, South Carolina: study in contrasts

The state's capital is steeped in Confederate history and contradiction.

South Carolina is a state of contradictions, and nowhere is this more apparent than in its capital. Last June, Kristin Morris, the Nickelodeon’s marketing manager, summed up contemporary South Carolina’s dichotomy, noting: “We’re a progressive ...

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