Archive for October, 2009

Arts & Culture important to California (and U.S) economy?

Friday, October 30th, 2009

TFM was pleased to see a leader outside of the arts community trumpet this new study about the significance of arts & culture tourism on the California economy-- read the entire article by Caroline Beteta/ A new study, the first of its kind, confirms that cultural and heritage tourism is huge ...

Robert Pincus on Tara Donovan at MCASD

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

San Diego Union-Tribune critic Robert Pincus discusses Tara Donovan's installation now at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's downtown galleries. "You might think that an artist who has experienced a rapid ascent to recognition internationally, including a MacArthur “genius grant” in 2008 and critical acclaim wherever her work is shown, ...

Museum of Contemporary Art to focus on local artists in 2010

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Read it directly here from the UT's Robert Pincus. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego has announced that it will do its largest exhibition of local artists in a quarter-century. The show, “Here Not There,” will be on view from June 6 through Sept. 9, 2010, in La Jolla. Underpinning ...

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in October

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Robert Winter’s archives of the architecture of California

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Given our interest in architecture in relation to art, TFM found this of interest on a blog we hadn't seen before. Be sure to check out when you have the chance. ARTstor is partnering with Occidental College to share approximately 2,500 images of California architecture from the archives of Robert ...

Ancient Heroes coming to San Diego Museum of Art

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Check out this post from N.S. Gill's excellent ancient history blog on a show of ancient heroic art coming to San Diego next summer:The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland (phone: 410-547-9000) will host a traveling exhibition of art from major museums, U.S. and European, on the topic of "Heroes, ...

Pasadena art night 10/09/09 features great museum shows

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

From Hometown Pasadena: Now that ArtNight has had a few seasons here in Pasadena — it arrives once each spring and once each fall — it’s become one of the most popular happenings of the year..... The pickings are particularly rich this year. There’s an amazing triple-header show at the Pasadena Museum ...

Art competition sponsored by San Diego Natural History Museum

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Mike Lee of the San Diego Tribune reports on an art competition for young people sponsored by the San Diego Natural History Museum and friends in Balboa Park.The San Diego Natural History Museum and several partners are promoting a competition that encourages young people to explore the outdoors. The Get to ...