Archive for November, 2009

San Diego architect Rob Quigley’s latest gig

Monday, November 30th, 2009

From the La Jolla Light: La Jolla Tennis Club is calling on one of San Diego's best-known architects to redesign its clubhouse, which houses the pro shop, office and meeting space. Rob Wellington Quigley, whose firm has worked on numerous municipal libraries, museums, parks and community centers, most notably the New Children's ...

MCASD’s Hugh Davies on recent NEA allocations to San Diego arts institutions

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Very little of the $50 million allocated for arts funding in the recent federal economic stimulus package made it to San Diego arts groups via the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The San Diego Union Tribune's Nancy Gao reported last week that a mere $75,000 was awarded to two ...

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego receives $75,000 grant

Friday, November 20th, 2009

TFM missed this news earlier in the month, but we're passing it on now as bit of cheer in the recent absence of substantial NEA stimulus funding to San Diego Arts institutions. (SAN DIEGO) The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) has received a grant of $75,000 in support of ...

MCASD events on Facebook: This Thursday 11/19 Matthew Ritchie in La Jolla

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Did you know that the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego keeps a pretty thorough Facebook page?They send out regular reminders to Facebook fans for receptions, exhibitionans and events like this Thursday night's open house at MCASD La Jolla with artist Matthew Ritchie: This year’s Russell Lecturer is renowned and influential ...

MCASD November prE-VIEW

Monday, November 16th, 2009

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San Diego gallery director Alex Salazar on Alexander Calder at San Diego Museum of Art

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

This thoughtful review of the Alexander Calder jewelry show in its only west coast exhibition at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park through January 2010 was just published by San Diego gallery director Alex Salazar of Madison Gallery in La Jolla, CA-- its an appreciative reminder ...

San Diego Art Institute hosts combined exhibition reception this Friday 11/13 in Balboa Park

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

The San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park is hosting a new combined exhibition this month. Click the invitation to visit their site. [caption id="attachment_233" align="aligncenter" width="539" caption="San Diego Art Institute \"Collaboration\""][/caption]

Thursday Night Thing returns to MCASD downtown this week November 5

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 > 7-10 PM MCASD DOWNTOWN 1100 KETTNER BLVD AT BROADWAY NON-MEMBERS $10; STUDENTS $7; MEMBERS FREE MATERIAL WONDER TNT returns to MCASD Downtown! Taking inspiration from Tara Donovan's sublime large-scale installations that are based on the physical properties of accumulated everyday materials, this TNT will celebrate the "Material Wonder" in the ...