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Meet the Maker: Molly M Designs

Molly McGrath is the creative mind behind Molly M Designs. She trained professionally as an architect, and after using a laser cutter to make architectural models, recognized its unique potential to make jewelry and other objects. Her approach to design is heavily influenced by her background in architecture—a synthesis of concept, form, material, details, connections, and use.

Museum Month with MCASD

For the entire month of February, join MCASD as Macy's Museum Month gives San Diegans a chance to discover what's new at 45 San Diego museums with incredible savings. Participants can pick up a free Macy's Museum Month pass at any local Macy's store to enjoy half-off admission at both MCASD locations through the entire month of February.


On the Road with Colter Jacobsen

A Q&A with the San Diego-born artist who traveled by foot and train from San Francisco to San Diego to prepare for his first museum exhibition, currently on view at MCASD Downtown

MCASD: Could you tell us about your recent trip, from your longtime home of San Francisco to your first home in San Diego? What were your motivations for taking the trip?


New Ways to Support MCASD

Happy 2015! A new year means new ways to give:

Support MCASD through your online purchases
Visit Smile.Amazon.com and select the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego as your charity of choice. When you do, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price on eligible items to MCASD.

Gift the Gift of Membership!

Give the gift that lasts all year!

Looking for the perfect gift for your friend, loved one, or even yourself? MCASD is offering a special Membership package this holiday season! The Gift of Membership includes:

MCASD Celebrates Archtoberfest!

MCASD will be participating in Archtoberfest San Diego 2014, a month-long celebration of architecture, art, and design. Throughout the month we'll be hosting events that expand awareness and appreciation of the region's important architecture and design legacy. Join us in celebrating Archtoberfest at these MCASD events!

Kids Free in October!

We are proud to participate in Kids Free in October! Though all MCASD visitors under the age of 25 are always welcome to the Museum free of charge, we're excited to be part of this city-wide initiative where children ages 12 and under will be welcomed into dozens of San Diego cultural institutions for free during the month of October!

Click on the image above to get your Kids Free coupon!

Jet Set Responsibly with Uber

We've teamed up with Uber so you can drink responsibly at Monte Carlo!

Uber is an app that connects you with a driver at the push of a button. Track the arrival of your ride, payment is cashless, and you’ll even receive a text message when your driver arrives.

To get a free trip up to $20 on your first Uber ride, sign up at www.uber.com/go/mcjetset, or download the app, and enter the promo code MCJETSET.

Utilize our galleries as a place of learning and exploration!

Our Education Department is gearing up for a new academic year with YOU in mind. Be prepared to explore contemporary art through lively conversations in the galleries, learn and contribute by becoming a Teen Advisor or an Intern, or take part in an art history seminar course—there’s something for everyone.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find on this fall’s education menu: