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Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Wednesday, January 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lauren LeVieux: Presence - Time Through Structure

Lyceum Theatre

Wednesday, January 29, noon to 6 p.m.

Contemporary California Sculpture Group Show

Sparks Gallery

Wednesday, January 29, noon to 7 p.m.

Vending Machine Art Exhibition

Porto Vista Hotel & Suites

Wednesday, January 29, 6 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Thursday, January 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, January 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photographs by Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, January 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bound to the Earth: Art, Materiality, & the Natural World

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, January 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lauren LeVieux: Presence - Time Through Structure

Lyceum Theatre

Thursday, January 30, noon to 6 p.m.

Contemporary California Sculpture Group Show

Sparks Gallery

Thursday, January 30, noon to 7 p.m.

Vending Machine Art Exhibition

Porto Vista Hotel & Suites

Thursday, January 30, 6 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Friday, January 31, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, January 31, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photographs by Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, January 31, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bound to the Earth: Art, Materiality, & the Natural World

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, January 31, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lauren LeVieux: Presence - Time Through Structure

Lyceum Theatre

Friday, January 31, noon to 6 p.m.

Contemporary California Sculpture Group Show

Sparks Gallery

Friday, January 31, noon to 7 p.m.

Vending Machine Art Exhibition

Porto Vista Hotel & Suites

Friday, January 31, 6 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brew Community Monthly Market

Brew Coffee Spot

Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

San Diego Miniatures Show & Sale

San Diego Marriott Del Mar

Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Saturday, February 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Dieguito Art Guild Artists' Reception

Off Track Gallery

Saturday, February 1, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Kristin Nason: Exeunt Omnes Opening

Best Practice

Saturday, February 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photographs by Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Saturday, February 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bound to the Earth: Art, Materiality, & the Natural World

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Saturday, February 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contemporary California Sculpture Group Show

Sparks Gallery

Saturday, February 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Museum Month

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Saturday, February 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lauren LeVieux: Presence - Time Through Structure

Lyceum Theatre

Saturday, February 1, noon to 6 p.m.

Vending Machine Art Exhibition

Porto Vista Hotel & Suites

Saturday, February 1, 6 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Sunday, February 2, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Diego Miniatures Show & Sale

San Diego Marriott Del Mar

Sunday, February 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Duke Windsor's "Radiance"

Sparks Gallery

Sunday, February 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photographs by Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bound to the Earth: Art, Materiality, & the Natural World

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Museum Month

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lauren LeVieux: Presence - Time Through Structure

Lyceum Theatre

Sunday, February 2, noon to 6 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Monday, February 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Tuesday, February 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Tuesday, February 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Wednesday, February 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lost and Found

USD: University of San Diego

Wednesday, February 5, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Wine & Paint Night

New Children's Museum

Wednesday, February 5, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Thursday, February 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, February 6, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

One-on-One with Photographer Mike Norris

H. Lee House Cultural Center

Thursday, February 6, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Friday, February 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Friday, February 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cupid's Arrows

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, February 7, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tijuana 2019: A FOTO TJ Project

Wisteria Cottage

Friday, February 7, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Crystal Paris Designs & Visions

Visions Art Museum

Friday, February 7, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Michael Leaf: South Bay Artist Reception

Bonita Museum and Cultural Center

Friday, February 7, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Art & Stories Series

Lux Art Institute

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

Cues² & Macroskins: Duo Exhibition Opening

Cornel/Henry Art

Friday, February 7, 7 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Studio by the Bay Family Days

Seaport Village

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

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Saturday, February 8, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

La Jolla Art Association Reception

La Jolla Community Center

Saturday, February 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Pop Up Art Show

Artifacts & Artichokes

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

Censor Art: New Works by Joka Opening

Distinction Gallery

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

Opening: Interactions with Art, Science, Technology

San Diego Art Institute

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

Youth Art Month

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

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

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Sunday, February 9, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For the Love of Art Brunch

Hotel del Coronado

Sunday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Sunday, February 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shop Mingei Valentine’s Pop-Up

Pixie Salon

Sunday, February 9, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Duke Windsor's "Radiance"

Sparks Gallery

Sunday, February 9, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Monday, February 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

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

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

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

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

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

Milijohn Ruperto Guest Lecture

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Wednesday, February 12, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Endangered: Exploring California's Changing Ecosystem

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

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

Nancy Lupo: Scripts for the Pageant

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, February 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fear No Art Opening Reception

Central Library

Saturday, February 15, noon to 2 p.m.

Uwe Werner: Timeless Vision

Art and Frames by Wood Gallery

Saturday, February 15, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Magical World of Liudmila Kondakova

Martin Lawrence Galleries

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

For the Love of Art Brunch

Hotel del Coronado

Sunday, February 16, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Clayton Vogle: Taking Beautiful Pictures of Flowers & Landscapes

Casa del Prado

Wednesday, February 19, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Opening Reception Chicano/a/x Printmaking

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Thursday, February 20, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Studio Series: Chiachio & Giannone

Lux Art Institute

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

Black Comix Day

WorldBeat Cultural Center

Saturday, February 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Erin Hanson: The Crystal Light Show

Erin Hanson Gallery

Saturday, February 22, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For the Love of Art Brunch

Hotel del Coronado

Sunday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Black Comix Day

WorldBeat Cultural Center

Sunday, February 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Daniel Guzmán Guest Lecture

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Monday, February 24, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Chad Smith Art Tour

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

Saturday, February 29, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Contemporary Cake Walk

Sparks Gallery

Saturday, February 29, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chad Smith Art Tour

Exclusive Collections Gallery Solana Beach

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

Celestial Diamonds

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

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

Brew Community Monthly Market

Brew Coffee Spot

Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Guest Lecture

UCSD: University of California San Diego

Monday, March 9, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Studio by the Bay Family Days

Seaport Village

Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Japanese Brush Painting Show & Sale

Casa del Prado

Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Japanese Brush Painting Show & Sale

Casa del Prado

Sunday, March 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Opening Reception: Kahn & Selesnick

Lux Art Institute

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

Art & Stories Series: Kahn & Selesnick

Lux Art Institute

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

ArtFest

San Diego Botanic Garden

Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

AnomaR Festive

Begent Ranch

Saturday, May 9, 2 p.m.

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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 ...