Upcoming Events

Family Drop-In Day

Valentine's Day at the Museum

When Did the Desert Become Art?

The Salt of the Earth

Sebastião Salgado: Axline Lecture

Teen Art Café: European Art

German Expressionism

Family Drop-In Day

Painting on Tap: The Art of East Asia

Behind the Scenes at The San Diego Museum of Art

Art of Elan: Song Recollections

Arthur Putnam's Ferocious Life

Family Drop-In Day

Annual Educators Art Fair: European Art

The Journey of Buddhism to the Far East

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

Art Alive 2016 Floral Demonstration

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

Art Alive 2016 Floral Exhibition

A Fresh Look at the Old Masters

Family Drop-In Day

Teen Art Café: Brush and Ink

Art of Elan: By & By

A Museum of Its Time and of Its Place


James Hubbell: California Wildfire Watercolors

Features ten watercolor paintings by renowned architect and artist James Hubbell. The works were executed in the aftermath of the 2003 Cedar Fire, which ravaged the San Diego region and destroyed part of the artist's home. This is the first time these works have been displayed since 2003.

Runs November 5 through February 9.

East Coast, West Coast, and In-Between: Harry Sternberg and America

Features some of the most striking works produced during the various stages of Sternberg's 75-year artistic career. The artist is known for his psychological character studies, industrial landscapes, socially focused satires, self-portraits, and prints.

Runs November 27 through May 8.

Sebastião Salgado

The San Diego Museum of Art has a selection of works by Salgado from its permanent collection and from the collections of MCASD and the Museum of Photographic Arts on view from February 20 through May 17.

Additional Info

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Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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