MCASD Teams Up with Doodle 4 Google

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is supporting Doodle 4 Google 2012 by hosting a presentation of the doodles by the state finalists at MCASD Downtown this summer.

Doodle 4 Google is a competition open to K-12 students of U.S. schools to create their own Google doodle. In addition to seeing his or her artwork displayed on Google’s home page, the winning doodler takes home a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for their school.

MCASD to Show Ai Weiwei's Gold Zodiac Heads

MCASD will present the U.S. museum debut of Ai Weiwei’s topical and sumptuous Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold (2010). The installation will be on view in the Strauss Gallery of MCASD Downtown’s Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building from February 23 through July 29, 2012.

British Artist Isaac Julien to Speak and Exhibit at MCASD

British artist Isaac Julien is known for his arresting films and dynamic gallery installations. Hear him speak about his work at the annual Russell Lecture on Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM at MCASD La Jolla.

Share Your Love

Share your love this Valentine’s Day. Visit the MCASD Facebook page before February 14 and tell us what YOU love most about being a Member.  Is it the 12 months of free admission to see world-class art? The social events with fellow art lovers? The store and cafe discounts? When you share your love for MCASD by posting a comment on our Facebook page, you’ll be entered to win an overnight hotel stay at the Westin Gaslamp and a private exhibition tour at the Museum.

Doodle 4 Google: Enter Today and Your Child's Artwork Could be Shown in Our Galleries!

Google believes in dreaming big, and drawing even bigger. That's why MCASD has partnered with Google for the annual Doodle 4 Google contest. This is an amazing opportunity for K-12 students to re-design the Google logo along this year’s theme “If I could travel in time, I’d visit...”. The winning doodler will take home a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.

Museum Month is Back!

That’s right, Museum Month is back for the 23rd year. Presented by Macy’s, Museum Month invites you to visit San Diego Museums for half the price in the month of February.

Avant Garde Wants YOU!

Want more than a standard membership but not ready to join the board? Consider Avant Garde, and open yourself up to a world of hip events and fun cultural experiences with people who love art as much as you do. Avant Garde is MCASD’s newest membership group created especially for young collectors and art enthusiasts 25- to 40-something.

Still Shopping?

If you're looking for ways to support the arts in your community during the holidays, there are several ways you can show your love AND wrap up shopping for everyone on your list.

San Diego giveBIG Event Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow San Diego will show its love for local non-profits. At 7 AM the San Diego Foundation will launch giveBIG, a 36-hour give-a-thon that encourages people to visit the giveBIG site and donate to their favorite non-profit organization. During the 36-hour period the San Diego Foundation will match a percentage of donations made on the site.

Q&A with MCASD Members Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden

MCASD Members are some of the most interesting people. In the last issue of VIEW, our quarterly newsletter, we featured a Q&A with long-time members Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden. Learn more about  this fantastic couple and hear why they've been with us for so  long. Thanks for your support Renee and Terry!

Renee Comeau and Terry Gulden
Occupations: Retired; Banker
Residence: La Jolla