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Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 1:49 pm

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) ANNOUNCES THE VERY LARGE ARRAY: SAN DIEGO/TIJUANA ARTISTS IN THE MCA COLLECTION

Exhibition Opens on Thursday, November 29 at TNT (Thursday Night Thing)

San Diego, CA— The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will present The Very Large Array: San Diego/Tijuana Artists in the MCA Collection at its downtown location beginning November 29, 2012. Featuring more than 100 artists and representing five decades of collecting, this expansive group show of Museum acquisitions highlights many of the region’s most beloved and accomplished artists. 

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 5:03 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ANNOUNCES UPCOMING FALL AND WINTER EVENTS

TNT, The Very Large Array, Margaret Noble, Behold, America!, Free Third Thursday, and More
 
San Diego, CA--This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) invites members, educators, and the public to a variety of events aimed to engage, educate, and inspire. To purchase tickets, register for events, or learn more about any of these programs, please visit www.mcasd.org.
 
XCERPTS: MARCOS RAMIREZ ERRE
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 10:25 am

Behold, America!: A Collaborative Exhibition Among Three San Diego Art Museums Opens November 10, 2012

Qualcomm Foundation is Lead Patron of Exhibition

San Diego, Calif.- This fall, three San Diego art museums--the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum of Art--will bring together the finest American works from their permanent collections to present a groundbreaking collaborative exhibition entitled Behold, America!: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 - 10:43 am

TNT (THURSDAY NIGHT THING) CELEBRATES MARGARET NOBLE: 44TH AND LANDIS ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 AT MCASD DOWNTOWN

The Victorian Era Meets ‘80s Pop Culture at MCASD’s Summer TNT
San Diego, CA

On Thursday, August 9, 2012, TNT (Thursday Night Thing) returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's downtown location with a celebration of all things local.

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 - 5:24 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ADVANCE EXHIBITION SCHEDULE THROUGH JUNE 2013

 

EDITORS: Current as of July 13, 2012. Please discard previous schedules and call to confirm all information at (858) 454-3541 x119, or via e-mail at lmasterson@mcasd.org.

Friday, Jul 06, 2012 - 10:53 am

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO TO HOST 36TH ANNUAL GALA, MONTE CARLO ON SCREEN

The Silver Screen Meets Art House on Saturday, September 8

San Diego, CA—Get ready to roll out the red carpet as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) presents Monte Carlo On Screen, the Museum’s 36th annual gala on Saturday, September 8 at 6:30 PM at the La Jolla location.

Monte Carlo is one of San Diego’s most beloved and highly anticipated fundraisers, and this year’s event will be truly over the top. From the galleries to the terrace, MCASD will be magically transformed into a cinematic wonderland.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 - 4:09 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO (MCASD) ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE GET FAMOUS WITH THE GREEDY ORGAN ART CONTEST

Popular vote determined top three contest winners

San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) announced the winners of the “Get Famous with the Greedy Organ” art contest today. The contest began in May when MCASD invited people ages 25 and under to submit their original art for the chance to have their work displayed at a showcase event and be featured in future advertising.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 - 12:49 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY OF ALT.PICTURESHOWS

MCASD and Muse Chasers present celebrated short-film festival with both new films and a must-see greatest hits selection of brilliant shorts from past decade

San Diego, CA –MCASD and the Muse Chasers mark the 10th anniversary of San Diego’s premier short-film showcase alt.pictureshows at its La Jolla location on Thursday, August 30 from 7-10 PM.

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 - 11:25 am

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO PRESENTS MARGARET NOBLE: 44TH AND LANDIS

Installation will feature sonic landscape, hand-made speakers as part of ephemeral sculptural environment by experimental sound artist, Margaret Noble

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will present Margaret Noble:  44th and Landis at its downtown location from August 9, 2012 to January 20, 2013. As part of MCASD’s ongoing Cerca series, which highlights the work of regional artists, Noble’s mixed media installation and performance charts a psychological path through San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, where the artist grew up.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 9:06 am

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ANNOUNCES GET FAMOUS WITH THE GREEDY ORGAN ART CONTEST

Submissions Due June 10; Winner Will Be Featured in Future Advertising Campaign that Promotes the 25 and Under Free Admission Program

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) announced the “Get Famous with the Greedy Organ” contest today, inviting people ages 25 and under to submit their original art for the chance to have their work displayed at a showcase event and be featured in future advertising.

The contest is part of the Museum’s “Feed Your Greedy Organ” initiative, designed to create awareness of its program that grants free admission to visitors 25 and under, thanks to the generous support from Qualcomm Foundation.

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