Archive for the ‘MCASD Downtown’ Category

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

Holiday Wishes from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009



MCASD director Hugh Davies on visual literacy

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Yesterday, we found Museum of Contemporary Art Director Hugh Davies quoted in a short, but interesting, article on the UK site Sideways News. The role art galleries play in developing visual literacy is an increasingly important one in the context of our media-saturated society where people are constantly subjected to advertising, ...

Congratulations Dario Robleto, 2009USA Fellow

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

We were big fans of Dario Robleto's contribution to the MCASD "Artists Respond!" show in 2008, so we're very pleased to congratulate Dario on his 2009 USA Fellowship.  [caption id="attachment_266" align="aligncenter" width="364" caption="Dario Robleto "][/caption]  

Are you inspired by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego?

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

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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 ...

MCASD November prE-VIEW

Monday, November 16th, 2009

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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 ...