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La Jolla Community Center

Friday, August 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Friday, August 17, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Friday, August 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Friday, August 17, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Friday, August 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tijuana Artist Hugo Crosthwaite: 16 Murals

Arts District Liberty Station

Friday, August 17, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Friday, August 17, noon to 5 p.m.

Women of Pride

Women's Museum of California

Friday, August 17, noon to 4 p.m.

Paint with Purpose

Little Black House

Saturday, August 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mental Illness Awareness Through Fashion

Joan B. Kroc Theatre

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Blarrel Surf Photography Gallery & Slideshow

Misfit Pictures HQ

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Space Invaders Pop Culture Aliens

Subterranean Coffee Boutique

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Saturday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Saturday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Saturday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Saturday, August 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Saturday, August 18, noon to 4 p.m.

Women of Pride

Women's Museum of California

Saturday, August 18, noon to 4 p.m.

The Gaslamp Artisan Market

Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Summertime Creativity Gathering

Shanti Spa & Gallery

Sunday, August 19, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Asian Brush Painting

San Diego Botanic Garden

Sunday, August 19, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Sunday, August 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Sunday, August 19, noon to 4 p.m.

Women of Pride

Women's Museum of California

Sunday, August 19, noon to 4 p.m.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

La Jolla Community Center

Monday, August 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Monday, August 20, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Monday, August 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Monday, August 20, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Monday, August 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

La Jolla Community Center

Tuesday, August 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Tuesday, August 21, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Tuesday, August 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Tuesday, August 21, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Tuesday, August 21, noon to 5 p.m.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

La Jolla Community Center

Wednesday, August 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Wednesday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Wednesday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Wednesday, August 22, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Wednesday, August 22, noon to 5 p.m.

Women of Pride

Women's Museum of California

Wednesday, August 22, noon to 4 p.m.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

La Jolla Community Center

Thursday, August 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Thursday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Thursday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Full Spectrum

Gallery 23 in Spanish Village

Thursday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Art Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College

Thursday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

SDSU Downtown Gallery

Thursday, August 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Women of Pride

Women's Museum of California

Thursday, August 23, noon to 4 p.m.

Art Exhibit: A Method for Reaching Extreme Altitudes

Central Library

Thursday, August 23, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Summer Secrets

San Diego Museum of Man

Friday, August 24, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

La Jolla Community Center

Friday, August 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wonderspaces

Cruise Ship Terminal

Friday, August 24, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles & Triumphs

San Diego History Center

Friday, August 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Accessibility Morning

New Children's Museum

Saturday, August 25, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Animated Group Art Exhibit

Subterranean Coffee Boutique

Saturday, August 25, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Gallery Selections 2018: Chapter 2

Sparks Gallery

Saturday, August 25, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Gaslamp Artisan Market

Sunday, August 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Black Out: A National Exhibition

Art on 30th

Sunday, August 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, August 29, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Applerate Country Open House

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Thursday, August 30, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Applerate Country Open House

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Friday, August 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Friday, August 31, 5 p.m.

Tiffany Bociek: The Depth of a Daydream

La Playa Gallery

Friday, August 31, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Applerate Country Open House

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Saturday, September 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Living in the Stream of Living Things Opening

Sophie's Gallery Kensington

Saturday, September 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Saturday, September 1, 10 a.m.

Everything is Perfect Art Exhibition

Big Trouble Tattoo

Saturday, September 1, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Sunday, September 2, 10 a.m.

Moments From the Seen Photo Exhibit

Casbah

Sunday, September 2, 3 p.m.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Monday, September 3, 10 a.m.

Artist Talk: Richard Becker

Sparks Gallery

Thursday, September 6, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bil Zelman: And Here We Are – A Nature Story

Museum of Photographic Arts

Thursday, September 6, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall Home Decor, Gift & Craft Show

La Mesa Community Center

Friday, September 7, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Butterfly Dreams

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

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

Fall Home Decor, Gift & Craft Show

La Mesa Community Center

Saturday, September 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Delightful Dolls Doll Show and Sale

La Mesa Women's Club

Saturday, September 8, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Daniel Johnston Arts & Music Festival

Cinematic Arts and Sound

Saturday, September 8, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ross Jaylo: Blinding Darkness

Distinction Gallery

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

Megan Wirth: Fifth Grade Cramp

Linksoul Lab

Saturday, September 8, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Beyond the Age of Reason Opening Reception

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, September 9, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Alley Cat Art Walk

Friday, September 14, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Paint with Purpose

Little Black House

Saturday, September 15, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Victoria Huckins Opening Reception

Studio Arts Building

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

Art Opening: Rocco's American Life

Design Consignment Gallery

Tuesday, September 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ArtWalk Carlsbad

Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Saturday, September 22, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

ArtWalk Carlsbad

Sunday, September 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection

Perry L. Meyer Fine Art Gallery

Sunday, September 23, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, September 26, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Becoming Art Exhibit: Artist Salon Talk

Oceanside Museum of Art

Saturday, September 29, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

La Jolla Village Square

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Maker Faire

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

La Jolla Village Square

Sunday, October 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Maker Faire

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, October 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Art San Diego 10th Anniversary

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Thursday, October 18, 5 p.m.

Paint with Purpose

Little Black House

Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art San Diego 10th Anniversary

Del Mar Fairgrounds

Sunday, October 21, noon

Studio 200 on Island

New Children's Museum

Saturday, November 10, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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San Diego Art Events

Paint with Purpose

Paint with Purpose

Little Black House

Saturday, August 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Little Italy
Mental Illness Awareness Through Fashion

Mental Illness Awareness Through Fashion

Joan B. Kroc Theatre

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Rolando
Blarrel Surf Photography Gallery & Slideshow

Blarrel Surf Photography Gallery & Slideshow

Misfit Pictures HQ

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

La Jolla
Space Invaders Pop Culture Aliens

Space Invaders Pop Culture Aliens

Subterranean Coffee Boutique

Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hillcrest
The Gaslamp Artisan Market

The Gaslamp Artisan Market

Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Summertime Creativity Gathering

Summertime Creativity Gathering

Shanti Spa & Gallery

Sunday, August 19, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

University Heights
Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Asian Brush Painting

Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Asian Brush Painting

San Diego Botanic Garden

Sunday, August 19, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Encinitas

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

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 ...

Beauty built on blood

Teotihuacan 2003 finds at L.A. County Art Museum

In 2003, an archaeologist digging near the Feathered Serpent Pyramid, one of the grand structures at the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Central Mexico, felt a soft spot in the earth that turned out to ...

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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