January 2, 2020

Art Alive 2020

The San Diego Museum of Art’s 39th annual Art Alive exhibition, a four-day event featuring nearly 100 floral designers’ exquisite interpretations of famous works of art from the Museum, will be on view April 23 – April 26, 2020. A highly anticipated spring tradition, Art Alive is the Museum’s signature fundraiser in support of education, outreach programs and special exhibitions….

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to welcome Ladan Akbarnia, Ph.D., as its new Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art. Akbarnia will begin her role on October 15, 2019. Akbarnia comes to the Museum with 20 years of specialized curatorial and research experience in the arts of the Islamic world, in particular from Iran, Central Asia and…

July 10, 2019

Bouguereau & America

First Major Exhibition in 30 years Reexamines the Great Gilded Age Painter SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present the exhibition Bouguereau & America, featuring nearly 40 paintings by the popular French academic artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905). On view November 9, 2019 through March 15, 2020, this exhibition reexamines the work of this…

The San Diego Museum of Art presents the exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, featuring more than 100 outstanding works by leading artists from Spain and its global territories during the pivotal years of around 1600 to 1750.On view May 18, 2019 through Sept. 2, 2019, the exhibition showcases a wide variety of exquisite paintings, sculpture, and…

December 18, 2018

Art Alive 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 38th annual Art Alive exhibition, on view April 11– April 14, 2019. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a highly anticipated spring tradition, the event features nearly 100 floral designers’ interpretations of famous works of art throughout the Museum, filling the galleries with a brilliant…

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to welcome Regina Palm, Ph.D., as Associate Curator of American Art on October 29, 2018. In her new role, Palm will work with the Museum’s internationally renowned American art collection, which includes the newly acquired portrait of John Alfred Parsons Millet by John Singer Sargent, and makes up a significant segment of…

July 17, 2018

Tim Shaw: Beyond Reason

SIX IMMERSIVE INSTALLATIONS TO BE INCLUDED IN HIS FIRST U.S. EXHIBITION Integrates Multi-Sensory Installations, Mixed Media Sculpture and Artificial Intelligence to Raise Discussion of Humanitarian Issues   The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Tim Shaw: Beyond Reason, an exhibition creating psychologically charged environments that address humanitarian issues in several immersive installations. On view Oct. 20, 2018…

The San Diego Museum of Art announced a new President of the Board and the appointment of five new members to its Board of Trustees. The new board has been carefully selected to help the Museum further its mission inspire, educate, and cultivate curiosity through great works of art, and enhance the rich and diverse cultural experience for Museum visitors….

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….