Through February 23, 2020
Through March 15, 2020The artist whose portrayal of beauty captivated a nation. This is the first exhibition in nearly 30 years to bring together many of the most important works of French academic artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
Through March 1, 2020Multimedia artist Nick Roth’s installation Fates is a three-panel animation that draws upon classical mythology to represent the tumult of human life and the struggle to come to terms with mortality.
Through February 23, 2020Drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection of works on paper, the work of pivotal artists including Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, and Deborah Remington, and Mary Heilmann, are brought together to demonstrate that the masculine lens through which abstraction has been previously understood must be removed.
The Visible Vaults recreates part of The San Diego Museum of Art’s most carefully guarded area, a place that is invisible to most visitors—the vaults—where the thousands of works of art in our collection are stored. See this insider’s look at hidden masterpieces, where visitors are invited to open drawers, peek into virtual storerooms, and take the time to sketch and observe some of the great treasures of the collection.
April 24, 2020 through April 26, 2020
April 24–26, 2020 From Claude Monet to masterpieces by Edgar Degas and Pierre Bonnard, this special exhibition traces the development of the most important avant-garde movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Primarily based on the San Diego Museum of Art’s permanent collection, this presentation for Art Alive…
May 23, 2020 through September 7, 2020
May 23–September 7, 2020 Showcasing nearly 70 paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—one of the great repositories of this material outside the Netherlands—The San Diego Museum of Art shares the extraordinary artistic accomplishment of 17th-century painters and printmakers from the Dutch Republic. Major artists represented within the exhibition…