Downtown at Sundown

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 - 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Visual and performing arts converge at MCASD’s after-hours offering, Downtown at Sundown. On the third Thursday of every month, enjoy free Museum admission and exhibition tours, DJ-spun tunes, free entry at SDSU Downtown Gallery, drink specials at the adjacent Stone Brewing Company Store, and so much more.

Downtown at Sundown is your last chance to tour the exhibitions Marnie Weber: Songs That Never Die and Other Stories; More Like a Forest: Paintings and Sculptures by Richard Allen Morris; and Prospect 2019 for FREE before they close to the public on Sunday, October 27. Gallery Educators will lead tours at 5:45 and 6:45 PM. 

MCASD is proud to partner with the Medium Festival of Photography to host their eighth annual Open Portfolio Walk during Downtown at Sundown. The Medium Festival of Photography is a four-day celebration of photography held each year in San Diego. The annual portfolio review offers the opportunity for artists to meet with leading curators, gallerists, and publishers, in addition to attending two days of artist lecturesThe festival’s keynote speaker, Luis González Palma, is the subject of the SDSU Downtown Gallery’s new exhibition, Constructed Mythologies: Luis González Palma. The opening celebration will be held during Downtown at Sundown and the exhibition will remain on view through January 20, 2020.

Stop by the galleries at 1001 Kettner Blvd. from 5:30-7:30 PM to see work created by students who participated in MCASD's Extended School Partnership (ESP) program. 

Hungry for more? Enjoy happy hour specials next door at the Stone Brewing Company Store or dine at our neighborhood restaurant partner AAHARN by Koon Thai.

Grab your friends and head downtown to explore all the Core Columbia neighborhood has to offer!