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Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity

University Art Gallery at UCSD

Thursday, January 18, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Panel Discussion on Border Art Today

Oceanside Museum of Art

Thursday, January 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, January 18, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Lunchtime Lecture: Art of the Americas

Mingei International Museum

Friday, January 19, noon to 1 p.m.

Wine & Lecture: Coronado's Public Art Collection

Coronado Museum of History and Art

Friday, January 19, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Lisa Ross: Opening Reception

MK Envision Galleries

Saturday, January 20, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Five Exhibitions: Opening Reception

Visions Art Museum

Saturday, January 20, 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.

San Diego Surf Ladies Art Show

Torque Moto Café

Saturday, January 20, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Language of Things: Multimedia Installation

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, January 20, 6 p.m.

Seven Artists Paint at the Marston House

Marston House Museum

Saturday, January 20, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Walk and Talk with Betty Busby and Jane Sassaman

Visions Art Museum

Sunday, January 21, 11 a.m. to noon

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Monday, January 22, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Associated Fine Artists Meeting

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library

Tuesday, January 23, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, January 25, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Way I See It: Opening Reception

L Street Fine Art

Saturday, January 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Alexander Arshansky: Illuminated

Sparks Gallery

Saturday, January 27, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Pancakes & Booze Art Show

57 Degrees

Saturday, January 27, 7 p.m.

The Butterfly Project: Film Screening & Art Creation

San Diego History Center

Sunday, January 28, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Monday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Associated Fine Artists Meeting

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library

Tuesday, January 30, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Lessons from a Master Printmaker

Sparks Gallery

Thursday, February 1, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, February 1, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Museum Month

Macy's Fashion Valley

Thursday, February 1, 9 a.m.

Doodles and Abstractions

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, February 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Relentless Values

San Diego Watercolor Society

Friday, February 2, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Shadows in Crisis: Opening Reception

Franco Moragrega

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

Museum Month

Macy's Fashion Valley

Friday, February 2, 9 a.m.

Conception Arts Show

Mission Brewery

Saturday, February 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Vision of Global Unity Art Battle

Bread & Salt

Saturday, February 3, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Crow Show: Reception

Studio Door

Saturday, February 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dean Ramos: Reception

Art Produce Gallery

Saturday, February 3, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Monday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, February 8, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Kelly Vivanco: 8 x 8 Squared

Distinction Gallery

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

You Are Here: Student/Faculty Art Exhibit

Central Library

Saturday, February 10, noon to 4 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Monday, February 12, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Age of the Baroque

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Tuesday, February 13, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Transforming Existence: Reception

SDSU Downtown Gallery

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

Local Butcher Art Show

Saturday, February 17, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Everything New: Opening Reception

Art on 30th

Saturday, February 17, 6 p.m.

Borrego Springs Artists Open Studios Tour

Borrego Art Institute

Friday, February 23, 5:30 p.m.

Borrego Springs Artists Open Studios Tour

Borrego Art Institute

Saturday, February 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Borrego Springs Artists Open Studios Tour

Borrego Art Institute

Sunday, February 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

50 to Watch: Preview

Studio Door

Saturday, March 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Taste of Opera: What in the World is Magical Realism?

Pat D'Arrigo Arts Center

Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m.

50 to Watch: Reception

Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery

Saturday, March 10, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Artrageous

Sycuan Live & Up Close Theatre

Tuesday, July 24, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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San Diego Art Events

Lunchtime Lecture: Art of the Americas

Lunchtime Lecture: Art of the Americas

Mingei International Museum

Friday, January 19, noon to 1 p.m.

Balboa Park
Lisa Ross: Opening Reception

Lisa Ross: Opening Reception

MK Envision Galleries

Saturday, January 20, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Liberty Station
Five Exhibitions: Opening Reception

Five Exhibitions: Opening Reception

Visions Art Museum

Saturday, January 20, 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Liberty Station
San Diego Surf Ladies Art Show

San Diego Surf Ladies Art Show

Torque Moto Café

Saturday, January 20, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

North Park
Language of Things: Multimedia Installation

Language of Things: Multimedia Installation

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, January 20, 6 p.m.

Balboa Park
Lessons from a Master Printmaker

Lessons from a Master Printmaker

Sparks Gallery

Thursday, February 1, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Downtown San Diego
Conception Arts Show

Conception Arts Show

Mission Brewery

Saturday, February 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

East Village

There are 49 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

Familiar muralists, but a lot unfamiliar

The uncanny in Balboa Park

One pleasure of anthology exhibitions is discovering pictures by unfamiliar artists. The English-born artist Leonora Carrington was new to me when I saw a small picture by her in Modern Masters from Latin America, currently ...

Deep, unusual Mexico in photos

Our Lady of Guadalupe, drug-war dead, the border from above, filthy rich girls

Modern Masters from Latin America reminds us, if we need to be reminded, that Modernism knew no borders. Point/Counterpoint, a compelling selection of 19 contemporary Mexican photographers currently at the Museum of Photographic Arts, has ...

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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