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39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Monday, October 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Telling: It All Begins With a Word

Mission Trails Regional Park

Monday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Tuesday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Telling: It All Begins With a Word

Mission Trails Regional Park

Tuesday, October 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Tuesday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Latin American Art Fair

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

Tuesday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Tuesday, October 22, noon to 5 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dead Flowers: A Mixed-Media Pop-Up Show

Safelight Labs

Wednesday, October 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, October 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Art Telling: It All Begins With a Word

Mission Trails Regional Park

Wednesday, October 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Wednesday, October 23, noon to 5 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Thursday, October 24, noon to 3 p.m.

Art Telling: It All Begins With a Word

Mission Trails Regional Park

Thursday, October 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Latin American Art Fair

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Thursday, October 24, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Friday, October 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art & Science Exhibition

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Friday, October 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An Afternoon with Artist Shumpei Yamaki

Studio Door

Friday, October 25, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Happy Hour

Expressive Arts Studio

Friday, October 25, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Art Telling: It All Begins With a Word

Mission Trails Regional Park

Friday, October 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Friday, October 25, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, October 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Friday, October 25, noon to 5 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art With A View

Del Mar Civic Center

Saturday, October 26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Plein Air Exhibition Opening

Solana Beach Library

Saturday, October 26, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Saturday, October 26, noon to 4 p.m.

Free First Sunday

Oceanside Museum of Art

Sunday, October 27, 10 a.m.

Becoming Mona, Frida & Barbie

Gallery 21 in Spanish Village Art Center

Sunday, October 27, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Sunday, October 27, noon to 4 p.m.

Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego

Central Library

Sunday, October 27, noon to 4 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Monday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Tuesday, October 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Tuesday, October 29, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

September-October Art Exhibits

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Tuesday, October 29, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A Different Perspective Art Exhibition

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday, October 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, October 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, October 30, noon to 3 p.m.

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Thursday, October 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Thursday, October 31, noon to 3 p.m.

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Bazaar del Mundo

Friday, November 1, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Art & Science Exhibition

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Friday, November 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Viva Frida

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, November 1, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dia de los Muertos Celebration Fundraiser

Christie's Place

Friday, November 1, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Straight Tank Swallow Opening

Poway Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Bazaar del Mundo

Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ramona Art & Wine Festival

Begent Ranch

Saturday, November 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Great Release II

Studio Door

Saturday, November 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Becoming Mona, Frida & Barbie

Gallery 21 in Spanish Village Art Center

Saturday, November 2, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Feminist Image Group: Open House

Studio Door

Saturday, November 2, noon to 7 p.m.

Sacred Object: Sacred Wisdom Exhibit Opening

Africa and Beyond

Saturday, November 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Free First Sunday

Oceanside Museum of Art

Sunday, November 3, 10 a.m.

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Bazaar del Mundo

Sunday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Tuesday, November 5, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, November 6, noon to 3 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

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

Christ: Life, Death & Resurrection

USD: University of San Diego

Thursday, November 7, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

A Cornucopia of Art

Del Mar Art Center Gallery

Thursday, November 7, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Rollin From the Heart Art & Music Fundraiser

Encinitas Community and Senior Center

Friday, November 8, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Veteran Resource Riot

Escondido Heritage Garden

Saturday, November 9, noon to 5 p.m.

Jean Kazandjian Exhibition Opening

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Saturday, November 9, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

UH Arts Open

Kairoa Brewing Company

Sunday, November 10, noon to 3 p.m.

Jean Kazandjian Exhibition Opening

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Sunday, November 10, noon to 4 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Tuesday, November 12, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Christ: Life, Death & Resurrection

USD: University of San Diego

Tuesday, November 12, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, November 13, noon to 3 p.m.

Food Photography & Wine

Modernist Cuisine Gallery

Wednesday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Thursday, November 14, noon to 3 p.m.

Fall Crafter Hours: Mingei Making & Mingling

Old Globe Theatre

Thursday, November 14, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

C-Note Pop-up Art Sale

San Diego Art Institute

Friday, November 15, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Opening Reception: Judy Tuwaletstiwa

Lux Art Institute

Friday, November 15, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

C-Note Pop-up Art Sale

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, November 16, noon to 5 p.m.

Feminist Image Group: Artist Talk

Studio Door

Saturday, November 16, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Models Give Back

Bread & Salt

Saturday, November 16, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

C-Note Pop-up Art Sale

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, November 17, noon to 5 p.m.

Create Inspiration

Torr Kaelan

Wednesday, November 20, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Christ: Life, Death & Resurrection

USD: University of San Diego

Thursday, November 21, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Art & Stories Series

Lux Art Institute

Friday, November 22, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday Handmade Gift Faire

Tree of Life

Saturday, November 23, noon to 6:30 p.m.

Lollipop Sea

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, December 6, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Queen Bee Market Winter Shopping Expo

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Queen Bee Market Winter Shopping Expo

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Sunday, December 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Studio Series: Judy Tuwaletstiwa

Lux Art Institute

Friday, December 13, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Gone Bananas

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, January 3, 2020, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wood XI: A Furniture Show

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Friday, January 10, 2020, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Opening Reception: Chiachio & Giannone

Lux Art Institute

Friday, January 24, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Art & Stories Series

Lux Art Institute

Friday, February 7, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Studio Series: Chiachio & Giannone

Lux Art Institute

Friday, February 21, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Opening Reception: Kahn & Selesnick

Lux Art Institute

Friday, April 3, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Art & Stories Series: Kahn & Selesnick

Lux Art Institute

Friday, April 17, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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San Diego Art Events

39th Annual International Exhibition

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Monday, October 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Liberty Station
39th Annual International Exhibition

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Tuesday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Liberty Station
39th Annual International Exhibition

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Liberty Station

Dead Flowers: A Mixed-Media Pop-Up Show

Safelight Labs

Wednesday, October 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Downtown San Diego
Zac Monday: A Ways Away

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, October 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

UCSD
39th Annual International Exhibition

39th Annual International Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Liberty Station
Zac Monday: A Ways Away

Zac Monday: A Ways Away

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Thursday, October 24, noon to 3 p.m.

UCSD

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Art Subject/Object

Eyes of O.B. Pier

Guerrilla artist comes forward, explains dragon tears project

Jann Manning says, “One day when I was walking on the [O.B.] pier, which I love to do, I noticed there were a lot of holes in the pier [concrete] and it was kind of ...

La Jolla's version of Henry Darger

The corkscrew-childlike inner life of Santiago

A recent exhibition of works by the artist known as Santiago — aka Charlie Chimpo, aka “the Scripps Institute of Oceanography’s Retard Grandson” (a self-applied sobriquet) — during a festival at La Jolla’s Mary Star ...

Museum Exhibits

Grounded in Charles White

“Because he looked like my uncles and my neighbors, his achievements seemed within my reach.”

The African-American artist Kerry James Marshall, whose retrospective in Los Angeles I reviewed here in 2017, says that his mission and aspiration is to create “a grand, epic narrative with black figures in it.” The ...

Sally Mann wanted imagery that looked bruised by history

Her vintage lenses make Antietam look still punished by the violence

The history of photography tracks the cultural history of childhood and the innocence we like to think abides there. When the inventor of photography, Henry Fox Talbot, made images of his family in the 1840s, ...

Art-focused travel

Huntington Library & Botanic Gardens: L.A. day trip

The cultural oasis has an impressive art and manuscript collection, too.

Looking for a hidden gem of a day trip from San Diego? The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, a private nonprofit organization located in tony San Marino near Pasadena, is one of the best possible ...

I heart Hong Kong

Gallery-, lounge- and restaurant-hopping: a day in Asia's World City.

You lazily open your eyes. Life is fuzzed by sleep, and the glare from the snow-white sheets adds to your blindness. A delicious stretch and yawn to get your blood flowing, and you swing your ...

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