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MCASD 2010 Art Auction works: Richard Serra

Friday, March 26th, 2010

For the 2008 MCASD Art Auction, The Frame Maker was honored to frame and present a print on paper from renowned sculptor Richard Serra.  Serra's contribution to the 2010 event is P&E XIX, 2007, another two dimensional work that pushes the third dimension through the use of paint stick on ...

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Thursday Night Thing this week 3/25

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

MCASD's Thursday NIght Thing (TNT) returns this week to the Jacobs Building complex at MCASD Downtown.  TNT: ON THE VERGE Thursday, March 25 , 7-10 PM MCASD Downtown, Jacobs Building Members: Free / General: $10 / Students: $7 As spring moves into full swing, TNT will celebrate new beginnings and the transformation of ...

USD interns join San Diego Historical Society to reopen Serra Museum

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Its great to see news of a museum re-opening (rather than closing or selling off their collection) in a collaborative partnership in San Diego. Read the complete article by Nathan Scharn for the San Diego Union Tribune online at Sign On San Diego. OLD TOWN — History graduate students from across ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...