Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

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With locations in La Jolla and Downtown San Diego, we welcome all audiences to reflect on their lives, communities, and the ever-changing world through the powerful prism of contemporary art.

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Mission

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego invites all audiences to experience our world, our region, and ourselves through the prism of contemporary art.

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Featured Events
July 25, 2022 | Workshop

September 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Exhibition Preview

Vision

MCASD seeks to harness the potency of contemporary art to inspire expansive thinking and an inclusive world.

Values

At MCASD, we believe:

  • art is essential to our well-being.
  • artists are visionary thinkers and innovators.
  • contemporary art illuminates the issues of our time.
  • the preservation and care of art is critical for the future.
  • in listening and responding to the needs of our diverse publics and communities.
  • in respecting our differences and challenging our biases.
  • in embracing the vibrancy of our binational region.

Binational Mandate

MCASD engages regional, national, and international audiences including the binational constituency of the San Diego/Tijuana region.