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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009 - 3:14 pm

TARA DONOVAN OPENS OCTOBER 25, 2009 AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO'S DOWNTOWN LOCATION

Only West Coast Venue for First Major Museum Survey of MacArthur Genius Winner and Installation Artist

San Diego, CA— The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will present an exhibition of sculptural installations by artist Tara Donovan at its downtown Jacobs Building location from October 25, 2009 through February 28, 2010. Organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, this is the first major museum survey of Donovan’s work, and MCASD is the only West Coast venue for the exhibition.

Monday, Aug 10, 2009 - 4:31 pm

MIX: NINE SAN DIEGO ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS NOW OPEN AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO IN LA JOLLA

In-depth presentations in varied project rooms go beyond common presentations of architecture exhibitions



Friday, Mar 27, 2009 - 2:33 pm

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO ANNOUNCES PROGRAM CHANGES

Monthly TNT (Thursday Night Thing) Program and Film Series Going on Hiatus Due to Economy

San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will be
temporarily suspending TNT (Thursday Night Thing), its monthly downtown event, as well as the Museum’s monthly film programming. The changes are being made due to the effects of the economy on the Museum.

“This has been a difficult decision and is one that has been made out of necessity because of budget and staff impact,” said Hugh M. Davies, The David C. Copley Director of MCASD.

Friday, Mar 20, 2009 - 11:01 am

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO RECEIVES $225,000 GETTY FOUNDATION GRANT FOR LIGHT AND SPACE EXHIBITION RESEARCH AND PLANNING

Project is Part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980; Exhibition and Catalogue to be Largest in MCASD History

San Diego, CA—The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) announced that the Getty Foundation has awarded the Museum a $225,000 grant to support research and planning for the forthcoming exhibition Phenomenal: California Light and Space. The project is one of 15 Getty Foundation grants announced October 29, totaling nearly $2.8 million. Previous grants to the project bring the Getty’s investment to $5.5 million, thus launching the largest collaborative project undertaken by museums in the region.

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