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Mindfulness Meditation in the Gallery

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, December 9, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Encinitas Holiday Makers Market

Encinitas Community Park

Sunday, December 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Pop-Up Market

Meraki Cafe

Sunday, December 9, noon to 5 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Sunday, December 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Sunday, December 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Sunday, December 9, 10 a.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Sunday, December 9, noon to 3 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Sunday, December 9, noon to 4 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Monday, December 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Monday, December 10, 10 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Monday, December 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Monday, December 10, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Tuesday, December 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Tuesday, December 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Tuesday, December 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Tuesday, December 11, 10 a.m.

Salvador Dali Exhibition

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Tuesday, December 11, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Thursday, December 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Thursday, December 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Thursday, December 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Thursday, December 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Thursday, December 13, 10 a.m.

San Diego in Solidarity Art Show & Donation Drive

Brown Building

Friday, December 14, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Friday, December 14, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Friday, December 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Friday, December 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Friday, December 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Friday, December 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Friday, December 14, 10 a.m.

Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Saturday, December 15, noon to 10 p.m.

Makers Market

Coronado Brewing — Tecolote Canyon

Saturday, December 15, noon to 4 p.m.

Modern Times Holiday Market

Modern Times Beer

Saturday, December 15, noon to 6 p.m.

Bob Matheny: Almost Anonymous Opening

San Diego History Center

Saturday, December 15, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Unity in Diversity Opening

Brokers Building Gallery

Saturday, December 15, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Erté: the Father of Art Deco

Martin Lawrence Galleries

Saturday, December 15, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

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

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

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

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Sunday, December 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Sunday, December 16, 10 a.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Sunday, December 16, noon to 3 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Sunday, December 16, noon to 4 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Monday, December 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Monday, December 17, 10 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Monday, December 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Monday, December 17, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Tuesday, December 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Tuesday, December 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Tuesday, December 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Tuesday, December 18, 10 a.m.

Salvador Dali Exhibition

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Tuesday, December 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Wednesday, December 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Wednesday, December 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Wednesday, December 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, December 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Wednesday, December 19, 10 a.m.

Spaceman of Ocean Beach Art Reception

Kilowatt Brewing OB

Thursday, December 20, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Thursday, December 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Thursday, December 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Thursday, December 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Thursday, December 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Thursday, December 20, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Friday, December 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Friday, December 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Friday, December 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Friday, December 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Friday, December 21, 10 a.m.

SoCal Inspirations, Past and Present

Oceanside Museum of Art

Saturday, December 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Saturday, December 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Saturday, December 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Saturday, December 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Magnetic Content Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Saturday, December 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Saturday, December 22, 10 a.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Sunday, December 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Magic

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Sunday, December 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Grinchmas: The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Sunday, December 23, 10 a.m.

Art of the Holiday Show

Fallbrook Art Center

Sunday, December 23, noon to 3 p.m.

Frida Frenzy

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, January 4, 2019, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sara Makes Art

Sophie's Gallery Kensington

Saturday, January 5, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Alexander Arshansky: Abducting Reality Opening Reception

Sparks Gallery

Sunday, January 6, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bears With a Mission Teddy Bear Show

Courtyard Marriott at Liberty Station

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Downtown at Sundown: The Great Learning

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sara Makes Art

Sophie's Gallery Kensington

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Group Show: Harmony

Sparks Gallery

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Friday, February 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, February 2, 2019, noon to 5 p.m.

Being Here with You Closing

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 3, 2019, noon

Platform: Recontextualizing the Still Life

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, February 3, 2019, noon to 5 p.m.

Sabor Latino: Food, Beer & Wine Festival

Fashion Valley Mall

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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San Diego Art Events

Mindfulness Meditation in the Gallery

Mindfulness Meditation in the Gallery

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, December 9, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Balboa Park
Encinitas Holiday Makers Market

Encinitas Holiday Makers Market

Encinitas Community Park

Sunday, December 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Encinitas
Holiday Pop-Up Market

Holiday Pop-Up Market

Meraki Cafe

Sunday, December 9, noon to 5 p.m.

University Heights

San Diego in Solidarity Art Show & Donation Drive

Brown Building

Friday, December 14, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

City Heights
Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Friday, December 14, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

University Heights
Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Hotels/Motels Art Fair

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Saturday, December 15, noon to 10 p.m.

University Heights
Makers Market

Makers Market

Coronado Brewing — Tecolote Canyon

Saturday, December 15, noon to 4 p.m.

Bay Park

There are 100 total art events. See more

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

A certain kind of God

A full-body hit of the gorgeous agressions of late 19th and early 20th-century art.

A certain kind of God

Burgled secrecies

The shots are exposures of exposure, sometimes detailed with bite marks, scars, bruises, and burns.

The first photograph I saw by Brassaï, many years ago, was a 1948 portrait of Jean Genet. Hands in pockets, slight of form, his face an ambiguous index of skittishness and cunning, Genet offers and ...

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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