The San Diego Museum of Art announced today the appointment of Stacey Loomis as Director of Development and Membership. Loomis will begin her role on February 20, 2018, and will lead the Museum’s Development and Membership department to develop and cultivate positive relations with donors and prospects in the community, and to grow the Museum’s overall fundraising and development capabilities….

The San Diego Museum of Art is proud to announce the acquisition of two outstanding paintings, Nymph of the Spring (ca. 1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger and Portrait of John Alfred Parsons Millet (1892) by John Singer Sargent. Both works fill important gaps in the Museum’s holdings, with the Sargent strengthening the already expansive collection of portraits, and the…

The San Diego Museum of Art’s 37th annual Art Alive returns April 26 – April 29, 2018, bringing together 100+ floral designers to transform works of art into exquisite floral displays. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a highly anticipated San Diego spring tradition, Art Alive 2018 brings works of art to life during a four-day celebration that will provide…

December 13, 2017

Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold, the first solo museum exhibition for the noted contemporary artist Nancy Lorenz. Organized by The San Diego Museum of Art, this exhibition comprises more than 85 works, some of which are inspired by Japanese masterpieces from the Museum’s permanent collection. Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold will be…

Private Collection will be Displayed Publicly for the First Time SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection, an exhibition showcasing nearly 100 works of art by some of the greatest modern masters from countries including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico,…

May 22, 2017

Brenda Biondo

Brenda Biondo: Play Comes to The San Diego Museum of Art SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Brenda Biondo: Play, on view from July 1, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Colorado-based photographer Brenda Biondo is best known for her images focusing on constructed abstractions, conservation and land-based issues. Brenda Biondo: Play brings…

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) and The San Diego Museum of Art To Present 17th Annual Axline Lecture Featuring Photographer Catherine Opie. Long-standing collaboration brings internationally acclaimed artists to San Diego San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) and The San Diego Museum of Art will present internationally renowned photographer Catherine Opie as the featured speaker…

January 10, 2017

Art Alive Returns

San Diego –The San Diego Museum of Art’s 36th annual Art Alive, an event in which floral designers transform famous works of art from the permanent collection into exquisite floral displays, returns April 28–April 30, 2017. A highly anticipated San Diego spring tradition, Art Alive is the Museum’s signature fundraiser that provides support for education, outreach programs and special exhibitions….

The San Diego Museum of Art Awarded Reaccreditation by American Alliance of Museums SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to announce it has received reaccreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the leading professional organization for museums in the United States. The reaccreditation signifies the Museum’s commitment to meeting, and in many areas exceeding,…