Archive for January, 2010

February is Museum Month throughout San Diego county

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

AS noted by Dan Bennett in San Diego's North County Times. Those who love museums in San Diego County celebrate 21 years of bliss in February. Museum Month, allowing visitors to most museums in the county to receive half-off regular admission prices, began in 1989, and is going stronger then ever. Last ...

Last week to see Automatic Cities at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

MCASD's Automatic Cities show is subtitled "The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary Art" and "explores the myriad influences of architecture on contemporary art production". As big architecture fans, we enjoyed this show , which consists of "images of sites and cities built and unbuilt, rising from collective experience and imagination."  Automatic ...

San Diego Museum of Art’s excellent new blog on TFM friends

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

TFM found this note reading The Gallery, an excellent new blog full of current San Diego art notes, well illustrated and linked by Sarah at SDMA. Great job!  This particular note mentions TFM friend Pierette Van Cleve and one of our favorite San Diego artists, Hugo Crosthwaite, whose work we've had ...

New Year Programming at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010


Museums in Miniature at MCASD closes at the end of January

Friday, January 8th, 2010

This is a pretty unique show, fascinating if you like your conceptual art not overwhelmingly conceptual. Museums in Miniature explores the use of collage, assemblage, and staged tableaux by Marcel Duchamp and Joseph Cornell as plays on the notion of an exhibition space. Evocative juxtapositions, absurdities, and rebuses abound in Cornell’s ...

First special event of New Year at MCASD: Tara Donovan, members only

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

MCASD warmly invites you to join us for a winter Members’ Celebration in honor of the exhibition, Tara Donovan. Thursday, January 14 > 7-9 PM MCASD Downtown, Jacobs Building This exclusive, Members-only event will allow viewers an intimate look at this