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California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, June 26, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

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

Joe Nyiri: Considering Van Gogh The Man

Pacific Beach Library

Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Capturing Local Color, an Art Exhibition

San Diego Watercolor Society

Wednesday, June 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crafting Opportunity

Central Library

Wednesday, June 26, noon to 5 p.m.

Indispensable

Sophie's Gallery Kensington

Wednesday, June 26, noon to 8 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Thursday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June Art Exhibition

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

Thursday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Friday, June 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Friday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Roman de Salvo: Electric Picnic Opening

Timken Museum of Art

Friday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

San Diego Tattoo Invitational

Golden Hall

Friday, June 28, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

DIY Fridays

Spanish Village Art Center

Friday, June 28, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Krista Schumacher Solo Exhibition Opening

La Playa Gallery

Friday, June 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hillcrest Art Stumble

Studio Door

Friday, June 28, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Lung Hsiang Exhibit & Sale

San Diego Botanic Garden

Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

San Diego Tattoo Invitational

Golden Hall

Saturday, June 29, noon to 10 p.m.

POW! Action Painting in the Park

Presidio Park

Saturday, June 29, noon to 2 p.m.

Sue Zinngrabe Gold: Paintings & Woodcut Prints

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library

Saturday, June 29, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Art With A View

Del Mar Civic Center

Saturday, June 29, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

AnomaR Festival

Begent Ranch

Saturday, June 29, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Stieber Summer Gallery - Closing Reception

Mee Shim Fine Arts Gallery

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

Forging Territories: Queer Afro & Latinx Contemporary Art

San Diego Art Institute

Saturday, June 29, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Sunday, June 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free First Sunday

Oceanside Museum of Art

Sunday, June 30, 10 a.m.

San Diego Tattoo Invitational

Golden Hall

Sunday, June 30, noon to 7 p.m.

Forging Territories: Queer Afro & Latinx Contemporary Art

San Diego Art Institute

Sunday, June 30, noon to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Monday, July 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Tuesday, July 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Tuesday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June Art Exhibition

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

Tuesday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Wednesday, July 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, July 3, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Thursday, July 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, July 4, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Friday, July 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Friday, July 5, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

DIY Fridays

Spanish Village Art Center

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

Catnip Capers

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

Friday, July 5, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lung Hsiang Exhibit & Sale

San Diego Botanic Garden

Saturday, July 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Saturday, July 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Saturday, July 6, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PROUD+ National Art Exhibition Opening

Studio Door

Saturday, July 6, noon to 7 p.m.

Heads Up Opening

Sophie's Gallery Kensington

Saturday, July 6, noon to 5 p.m.

Sue Zinngrabe Gold: Paintings & Woodcut Prints

Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library

Saturday, July 6, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Sunday, July 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free First Sunday

Oceanside Museum of Art

Sunday, July 7, 10 a.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Monday, July 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Tuesday, July 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Wednesday, July 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Thursday, July 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Paper Theatre Festival

UC San Diego Library, Geisel Library

Saturday, July 13, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grand Opening

Del Mar Art Center Gallery

Saturday, July 13, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Inspire Festival

Escondido Heritage Garden

Saturday, July 13, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Paper Theatre Festival

UC San Diego Library, Geisel Library

Sunday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grand Opening

Del Mar Art Center Gallery

Sunday, July 14, 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Paper Theatre Festival

UC San Diego Library, Geisel Library

Monday, July 15, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Macrame Shelf Craft Workshop

Culture Brewing Company Ocean Beach

Monday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Comic-Con International

San Diego Convention Center

Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m.

Downtown at Sundown

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Thursday, July 18, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Comic-Con International

San Diego Convention Center

Friday, July 19, 10 a.m.

Comic-Con International

San Diego Convention Center

Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.

Summer of Love & Art

Spanish Village Art Center

Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Comic-Con International

San Diego Convention Center

Sunday, July 21, 10 a.m.

Culture & Cocktails

San Diego Museum of Art

Thursday, July 25, 6 p.m.

Art With A View

Del Mar Civic Center

Saturday, July 27, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, July 31, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sun Shadows

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

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

Tiki Oasis 19: Catch the New Wave

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Thursday, August 8, 8:30 a.m.

Tiki Oasis 19: Catch the New Wave

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Friday, August 9, 8:30 a.m.

Tiki Oasis 19: Catch the New Wave

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Saturday, August 10, 9 a.m.

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station

Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station

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

Tiki Oasis 19: Catch the New Wave

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Sunday, August 11, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station

Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station

Sunday, August 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Diego Quilt Show

San Diego Convention Center

Thursday, August 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

San Diego Quilt Show

San Diego Convention Center

Friday, August 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

San Diego Quilt Show

San Diego Convention Center

Saturday, August 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art With A View

Del Mar Civic Center

Saturday, August 31, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

U.S. Sandsculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Saturday, August 31, 5 p.m.

U.S. Sandsculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Sunday, September 1, 10 a.m.

U.S. Sandsculpting Challenge

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier

Monday, September 2, 10 a.m.

Celestial Magic

June Rubin Studio/Gallery

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

ArtWalk Carlsbad

Carlsbad Village

Saturday, September 21, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ArtWalk Carlsbad

Carlsbad Village

Sunday, September 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Outside the Lens Shutter & Stout Gala

Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center

Saturday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.

Art San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

Thursday, October 10, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Art San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

Friday, October 11, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

La Jolla Village Square

Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Art San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

Saturday, October 12, noon to 8 p.m.

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

La Jolla Village Square

Sunday, October 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Art San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

Sunday, October 13, noon to 5 p.m.

Without Walls (WOW) Festival

Arts District Liberty Station

Thursday, October 17, noon

Without Walls (WOW) Festival

Arts District Liberty Station

Friday, October 18, noon

Without Walls (WOW) Festival

Arts District Liberty Station

Saturday, October 19, noon

Without Walls (WOW) Festival

Arts District Liberty Station

Sunday, October 20, noon

Models Give Back

Bread & Salt

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

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San Diego Art Events

California Tapestry

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Carlos
Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Wednesday, June 26, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

La Jolla
Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Murals of La Jolla Walking Tour

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

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

La Jolla
California Tapestry

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Thursday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Carlos
Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum May-June Art Exhibitions

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Thursday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

La Jolla
June Art Exhibition

June Art Exhibition

Athenaeum Art Center School of the Arts

Thursday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Barrio Logan
California Tapestry

California Tapestry

Mission Trails Regional Park

Friday, June 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

San Carlos

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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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