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Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 6:05 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) AND UC SAN DIEGO (UCSD) PRESENT 2013 RUSSELL LECTURE FEATURING ARTIST TANIA BRUGUERA

San Diego, CA—On Wednesday, February 27, at 7 PM, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) and UC San Diego (UCSD) will present its annual Russell Lecture at MCASD’s La Jolla location. The 2013 Russell Lecturer is internationally acclaimed artist Tania Bruguera. 

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 6:04 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO HOSTS LIFELIKE

Is It Real? International, Multigenerational Group Exhibition Asks that Question when it Opens at the Museum’s La Jolla Location on March 1.

San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego will present Lifelike at its La Jolla location from March 1 through May 27, 2013. Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This international, multigenerational group exhibition features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and sly contextual devices to reveal the manner in which their subjects’ “authenticity” is manufactured.

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 6:03 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) PRESENTS EXHIBITION BY LOS ANGELES-BASED ARTIST SCOLI ACOSTA

Scoli Acosta: ELEMENTALISTHMUS is artist’s first West Coast solo exhibition in a museum

San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego will present Scoli Acosta: ELEMENTALISTHMUS at its downtown location from February 3 through June 23, 2013. 

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 1:54 pm

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) ANNOUNCES THE VERY LARGE ARRAY: SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA ARTISTS IN THE MCA COLLECTON

Exhibition Opens on Thursday, November 29 at TNT (Thursday Night Thing)

San Diego, CA— The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will present The Very Large Array: San Diego/Tijuana Artists in the MCA Collection at its downtown location beginning November 29, 2012. Featuring more than eighty artists and representing five decades of collecting, this expansive group show of Museum acquisitions highlights many of the region’s most beloved and accomplished artists. 

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 1:49 pm

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) ANNOUNCES THE VERY LARGE ARRAY: SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA ARTISTS IN THE MCA COLLECTION

Exhibition Opens on Thursday, November 29 at TNT (Thursday Night Thing)

San Diego, CA— The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will present The Very Large Array: San Diego/Tijuana Artists in the MCA Collection at its downtown location beginning November 29, 2012. Featuring more than 100 artists and representing five decades of collecting, this expansive group show of Museum acquisitions highlights many of the region’s most beloved and accomplished artists. 

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 5:03 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ANNOUNCES UPCOMING FALL AND WINTER EVENTS

TNT, The Very Large Array, Margaret Noble, Behold, America!, Free Third Thursday, and More
 
San Diego, CA--This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) invites members, educators, and the public to a variety of events aimed to engage, educate, and inspire. To purchase tickets, register for events, or learn more about any of these programs, please visit www.mcasd.org.
 
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 10:25 am

Behold, America!: A Collaborative Exhibition Among Three San Diego Art Museums Opens November 10, 2012

Qualcomm Foundation is Lead Patron of Exhibition

San Diego, Calif.- This fall, three San Diego art museums--the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum of Art--will bring together the finest American works from their permanent collections to present a groundbreaking collaborative exhibition entitled Behold, America!: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 - 10:43 am

TNT (THURSDAY NIGHT THING) CELEBRATES MARGARET NOBLE: 44TH AND LANDIS ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 AT MCASD DOWNTOWN

The Victorian Era Meets ‘80s Pop Culture at MCASD’s Summer TNT
San Diego, CA

On Thursday, August 9, 2012, TNT (Thursday Night Thing) returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's downtown location with a celebration of all things local.

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 - 5:24 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ADVANCE EXHIBITION SCHEDULE THROUGH JUNE 2013

 

EDITORS: Current as of July 13, 2012. Please discard previous schedules and call to confirm all information at (858) 454-3541 x119, or via e-mail at lmasterson@mcasd.org.

Friday, Jul 06, 2012 - 10:53 am

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO TO HOST 36TH ANNUAL GALA, MONTE CARLO ON SCREEN

The Silver Screen Meets Art House on Saturday, September 8

San Diego, CA—Get ready to roll out the red carpet as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) presents Monte Carlo On Screen, the Museum’s 36th annual gala on Saturday, September 8 at 6:30 PM at the La Jolla location.

Monte Carlo is one of San Diego’s most beloved and highly anticipated fundraisers, and this year’s event will be truly over the top. From the galleries to the terrace, MCASD will be magically transformed into a cinematic wonderland.

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