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Through February 21, 2022
Emphasizing iconic images by some of the most famous photographers from the 20th century to the present, see a broad sampling from the substantial holdings of local collectors Cam and Wanda Garner. Grouped thematically into three sections, featured artists include Ansel Adams, Minor White, Berenice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Frank Eugene, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, and Gregory Crewdson.
Originally installed in November 2020, but closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Masters of Photography: The Garner Collection is now reopening to the public November 20, 2021-February 21, 2022.
Opening March 19, 2022
See Impressionism masterpieces from some of the most significant names in European painting, including Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Pablo Picasso, Alfred Sisley, and Pierre Bonnard.
Organized by the Bemberg Foundation, based at the historic Hôtel d’Assézat in Toulouse, France, the exhibition features more than 60 works produced between the 1870s to 1930s. This is the first time this collection of works is on view in California, and is one of only two showcases in the United States.
Opening January 22, 2022
Etchings by nineteenth-century Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny helped propel him to be the most internationally acclaimed Spanish artist of his day. See nearly 20 unique etchings selected from the Museum’s permanent collection showing the breadth of Fortuny’s travels and influence.
Opening February 12, 2022
Experience nine evocative large-scale photographs by Chinese artist Wang Qingsong that also function as social commentary.
Two themes, “Images of Culture” and “Images of Conflict,” present the paradox posed in these works of increased social mobility in China, while physical movement of people at the time was sometimes restricted. The moving photographs are accompanied by a video showing Qingsong’s process.
Through May 1, 2022
San Diego-based artist Marianela de la Hoz shares 11 intimate egg tempera paintings created in 2020 to 2021 in response to the transformative circumstances imposed by the global pandemic of COVID-19. The collection of works invites reflection on a variety of experiences lived during the pandemic.
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Friday, January 28 1:00–3:00 p.m. PT Speakers: Ling-en Lu, Ph.D., Curator of East Asian Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Kimberly Masteller, Ph.D., Jeanne McCray Beals Curator of South and…More Information
Sunday, January 30 1:00p.m.– 2:00p.m. PT Explore the meaning, techniques, and history of the color blue throughout the world by engaging with extraordinary works of art from the Museum’s…More Information
Wednesday, February 9 noon–1:00 p.m. PT Do the good things really come in small packages? Yes! Explore some of the treasures of the Museum that, because of their small size, are easy…More Information
Sunday, February 13 1:00–1:45 p.m. and 2:30–3:15 p.m. PT Museum rotunda and Plaza de Panama See the famous balcony scene from “Romeo and Juliet” performed in the Museum upper…More Information
Located in The San Diego Museum of Art’s May S. Marcy Sculpture Court, Panama 66 features lunch and dinner, late hours, live music, and weekend brunch. Take in views of the Museum’s May S. Marcy Sculpture garden and enjoy local craft beers on tap, exhibitions-themed cocktails, and locally-sourced seasonal sandwiches, salads, and entrees at Panama 66.
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