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Avant Garde Wants YOU!

Want more than a standard membership but not ready to join the board? Consider Avant Garde, and open yourself up to a world of hip events and fun cultural experiences with people who love art as much as you do. Avant Garde is MCASD’s newest membership group created especially for young collectors and art enthusiasts 25- to 40-something.

Still Shopping?

If you're looking for ways to support the arts in your community during the holidays, there are several ways you can show your love AND wrap up shopping for everyone on your list.

San Diego giveBIG Event Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow San Diego will show its love for local non-profits. At 7 AM the San Diego Foundation will launch giveBIG, a 36-hour give-a-thon that encourages people to visit the giveBIG site and donate to their favorite non-profit organization. During the 36-hour period the San Diego Foundation will match a percentage of donations made on the site.

Q&A with MCASD Members Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden

MCASD Members are some of the most interesting people. In the last issue of VIEW, our quarterly newsletter, we featured a Q&A with long-time members Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden. Learn more about  this fantastic couple and hear why they've been with us for so  long. Thanks for your support Renee and Terry!

Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden
Occupations: Retired; Banker
Residence: La Jolla

See Phenomenal This Weekend (Closed Thursday)

MCASD will be closed on Thursday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, but will reopen Friday and remain open throughout the weekend. Show off your hometown by bringing friends and family to see the exhibition the New York Times calls "impeccable." Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface is on view in La Jolla as well as both buildings of our downtown campus. Your museum ticket grants you entry to all locations for a full seven days, and ages 25 and under are always free.

Historic La Jolla Cultural Zone Opens Its Doors For One-Day Festival

On November 20, the historic Cultural Zone of La Jolla will be hosting its first annual Open Doors event. This is a free event open to the public.

Breakfast in November: Buy One, Get One Free at Museum Cafe

The Museum Cafe is now open for breakfast seven days a week. During the month of November, when you visit the Museum Cafe for breakfast Monday through Friday and mention Phenomenal, your second entree is FREE!*  Our favorites: The cornmeal pancakes and the fried egg ciabatta sandwich with truffle aioli and smoked applewood bacon.

Don't forget: Present your same-day Museum Cafe receipt to receive $2 off admission at MCASD.

*Offer valid Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 11:30 AM. Free entree must be of equal or lesser value.   

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