MCASD is busy in May!

May 8, 2009 – 3:45 am
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What's Happening in May at the
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego:


Artist Talk: Sandow Birk
Thursday, 5/7/09 > 7 PM > Downtown

Through painting, drawing, and printmaking, artist Sandow Birk explores contemporary social issues using styles often appropriated from iconic art-historical works. Hear the artist speak about his work now on view at MCASD’s downtown Jacobs Building galleries.

Master Architects Lecture Series: Thom Mayne
Friday, 5/8/09 > 7 PM > La Jolla

As the fifth and final speaker in this architectural lecture series, architect Thom Mayne will speak about his practice.

Mother’s Day Is Sunday, May 10
The Museum’s X Store offers unique gifts for Mom, and features an eclectic array of jewelry, accessories, housewares, and design objects.


Opening May 22 at MCASD La Jolla
MIX: Nine San Diego Architects and Designers

This exhibition presents the work of nine leading local architects and designers who are redefining housing design and development in the San Diego region and beyond.

Closing May 10 at MCASD La Jolla
Jasper Johns: Light Bulb
Don’t miss your last chance to view sculptures, drawings, and prints by iconic American artist Jasper Johns.


Artification: Teen Artfest
Saturday, 5/30/09, 7-10 PM > Downtown

Planned by MCASD’s Teen Art Council, this event will feature local bands, teen DJs, gallery tours led by teens, films by teens, hands-on art-making activities, and more.


Members’ Celebration: MIX: Nine San Diego Architects and Designers
Thursday, 5/21/09 > 7-10 PM > La Jolla > Free to MCASD Members; $10 General

Get a sneak preview of the exhibition and mix and mingle with the architects, curators, and fellow MCASD Members.

Members Save at the New Children’s Museum in May

During the month of May, MCASD Members can present their MCASD membership card for FREE admission and a 10% cafe discount at the New Children’s Museum.


Sandow Birk, Monument to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (detail), 2008
Architect Thom Mayne
R3 by architect Lloyd Russell
MCASD Teen Art Council

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