SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 2022)  – The San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) are pleased to present internationally renowned artist Sergio Hernández as the featured speaker for the 22nd annual Axline Lecture on Monday, November 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. PST. This year’s Axline Lecture will be a hybrid event with a…

Internationally Renowned Contemporary Mexican Artist Debuts First Solo Museum Exhibition in the United States SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art presents Sergio Hernández: Embers of Oaxaca, an exhibition by the Oaxacan contemporary artist Sergio Hernández, on view November 12, 2022 – February 12, 2023. The first solo museum exhibition in the U.S. for the artist, the showcase…

The first large-scale, solo show for the artist explores urban decay and questions faith SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art presents Chapel of the Rocks, an exhibition by New York–based visual artist Justin Sterling on view October 29, 2022 – February 12, 2023. The first solo museum show for the artist, Chapel of the Rocks is a…

Photo and Video Artist Lisa Ross Encourages Exploration of the Uyghur People’s Spirituality, Culture and Homeland SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art presents Lisa Ross: Elegy to a Uyghur Homeland, a new exhibition by New York photo and video artist Lisa Ross. Thoughtfully composed, poetic and reverential in their approach, the photographs of Uyghur shrines capture the…

SDMA to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer (SAN DIEGO, CALIF.) May, 20, 2022 – The San Diego Museum of Art announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2022 program will begin…

The renowned Chilean artist will create four ceramic installations that explore climate change, sustainability, and our Earth SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present TERRA: Fernando Casasempere. The Chilean ceramic sculptor’s first solo exhibition in the United States highlights the urgency of the environmental crisis through installations that utilize the Earth as both subject…

Floral Interpretations of Famous Works of Arton View April 29 – May 1 SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Museum of Art’s 41st annual Art Alive, an event in which floral designers transform famous works of art from the permanent collection into exquisite floral displays, returns April 29–May 1, 2022. A highly anticipated San Diego spring tradition,Art Alive is…

Exhibition Features 60+ Works from Renowned Artists who Defined Impressionism and Post-Impressionism August 2, 2022, UPDATE: Exhibition extended through October 10, 2022. SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to bring Monet to Matisse: Impressionist Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation, opening spring 2022, to San Diego. Featuring masterpieces from some of the most significant names in European painting, the…

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art has been approved for a $60,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the upcoming exhibition Wonders of Creation: Art, Science, and Innovation in the Islamic World. Inspired by a medieval Islamic text engaging human curiosity about the universe, Wonders of Creation will illuminate the convergence and extraordinary global impact of…

Featuring Iconic Works by the Most Distinguished Photographers From the 20th Century to Present SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Masters of Photography: The Garner Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 100 works spanning major photographic movements that are diverse in subject, style and technique. Made possible by a loan from prolific collectors…