Education & Engagement at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents "Patrol Tours" a series of videos that offer a glimpse of our guards’ perspective on artworks on view and connecting our audiences to our digital assets.
Education & Engagement at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents " Family ArtLab: Home Edition introducing the work, Evening, 2019 by Tschabalala Self, giving viewers an interpretation of her artwork in a fun and dynamic activity for the family to make.
Amidst the decision to close the Museum to the public beginning on Saturday, March 14th and this unprecedented time that the globe is facing, came the question: how do we still showcase the work of students and teachers involved in the Extended School Partnership (ESP)? Thanks to the quick thinking, experience, and dedication of Gallery Educators Akiko Mims, Luisa Martínez, Max Lofano, and Olimpia Vazquez Ojeda, showcase installation quickly turned into an impromptu photo session.
Nancy Lupo's first museum exhibition is on view MCASD through March 15, 2020. Here, the Los Angeles-based artist speaks with MCASD about her work and current exhibition.
MCASD: Your work is often described through your specific use of materials, from super foods and dental floss to mass produced items such as trash cans or folding chairs. Such materials draw our attention to ubiquitous but often overlooked objects. What is at stake for you in these materials and the ways you bring them together?
San Diego-based artist Richard Allen Morris is the subject of the exhibition More like a Forest: Paintings and Sculptures by Richard Allen Morris. Here he discusses aspects of his career and a few of the works featured in the exhibition.
MCASD: When visitors first walk into the Museum they’ll see a series of 39 sculptures all from the 1980s. Can you talk a little bit about the inception of this body of work?
Lissa Corona is a San Diego-based artist and educator whose work explores deeply personal issues, from partnership and intimacy to emotional and physical vulnerability. Here the artist discusses the bold new work that she created for the exhibition Being Here with You/ Estando aquí contigo.
Learn more about New York-based, San Diego-born artist Yve Laris Cohen, whose first solo museum exhibition on the West Coast is on view at MCASD Downtown through September 2.
MCASD: Your performances and installations often foreground bodies, buildings, and objects in states of transition—on the cusp of appearing or disappearing. Do these ideas relate to questions surrounding being queer or transgender?