Sunday, September 17
7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
UPDATE: The bus tour to The Grand LA and The Broad has been canceled. Please stay tuned for future bus tours.
Explore special exhibitions at The Grand LA and The Broad and meet two new friends: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.
Basquiat: King Pleasure | The Grand LA
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s contributions to the history of art and his explorations of multifaceted cultural phenomena are showcased through immersive environments providing unique insight into the late artist’s creative life. Basquiat: King Pleasure at The Grand LA showcases over 200 never-before-seen and rarely shown works and artifacts. The exhibition is organized, curated, and executive produced by the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat as administered by the artist’s sisters.
Keith Haring: Art Is for Everybody | The Broad
Featuring over 120 artworks and archival materials, this is the first-ever museum exhibition of Keith Haring’s work in Los Angeles. Keith Haring: Art Is for Everybody at The Broad explores both Haring’s artistic practice and life, with much of the source material for the exhibition coming from his personal journals.
7:00 a.m. | Arrive in Balboa Park
7:15 a.m. | Bus departs from Balboa Park (from the north end of the Pan American Plaza parking lot)
7:45 a.m. | Bus picks up guests at the La Costa Park & Ride (710 La Costa Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024)
10:00 a.m. | The Grand LA for the Basquiat exhibition with docent tour
Noon | Pick up lunch at Vespaio and eat in a nice shady spot
1:30 p.m. | Keith Haring exhibition at The Broad
2:30 p.m. | Free time to explore
4:00 p.m. | Optional happy hour at Vespaio with guide
5:00 p.m. | Depart Los Angeles
7:00 p.m. | Estimated arrival in San Diego
Bus will leave from the north end of the Pan American Plaza parking lot (opposite end of the Air and Space Museum) in Balboa Park at 7:15 a.m.
Bus will pick up at the La Costa Park & Ride (710 La Costa Avenue), just east of Interstate 5 at 7:45 a.m.
$165 members and docents | $175 nonmembers
Seats are limited.
Ticket includes morning coffee, entry to both museums, lunch, and a snack box for the ride home.
Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.
Featured at top right: Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat at the opening reception for Julian Schnabel at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1987. Photography © George Hirose.