La Frontera

The exhibition, La Frontera, explores the complexity of the U.S.–Mexico border as a physical reality, geopolitical construction, and state of being through the medium of jewelry – an object repeatedly used for communication throughout human history. Worn to visibly adorn the body, jewelry is inherently performative. As personal tokens, these objects are suggestive of often unknown […]

Allied Craftsmen of San Diego: Hands on Design

Berlin-Kroll. Reclining figure This juried exhibition will present work that exemplifies the diverse materials, expertise, and strength of creativity of the Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, the oldest professional organization of craft artists in Southern California, and to contribute to a broader community appreciation of contemporary craft. “Cultural traditions combined with the tactile and sensory […]

Cups to Connections: Global Gestures of Hospitality

Cups to Connections: Global Gestures of Hospitality embraces the art of hospitality and how the act of sharing a drink has the extraordinary power to bring people together, fostering a deep sense of community and belonging. Highlighting a wide range of global traditions, the objects in Cups to Connections tell the stories of heritage and […]

The Artist Speaks: Cara Romero

Explore historical and contemporary narratives of identity and heritage. Cara Romero is an enrolled citizen of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe raised between the contrasting settings of the reservation in the Mojave Desert, California, and the urban sprawl of Houston, Texas. This background informs her visceral approach to representing cultural memory, collective history, and lived experience […]

Esoterica

Evgola Virgo, Esoterica Russian born artist Evgeniya Golik’s highly detailed, pop-surrealist work easily activates the imagination of viewers. Her paintings and drawings are like doors to a mystical realm containing a myriad of beautiful human faces and fantastical creatures who express their secrets and stories through symbolic language. Her penchant for hatch shading and meticulously […]

Storyteller: Work by Holly Roberts

For over four decades artist Holly Roberts (American, b. 1951) has explored her rich and varied inner world. With a strong connection to nature, both human and animal, she was an early experimenter in mixing painting and photography. From painting on the surface of the photographic image to cutting photographs into transformative shapes and applying […]

Fat Ham

The 2022 Pulitzer-winning, Tony-nominated sensation Fat Ham is a fresh and funny take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet that The New York Times called “a flat-out hilarious comedy.” During a Southern family cookout, Juicy is confronted by the ghost of his father, who demands revenge for his murder. But Juicy, a young, queer, Black man, has enough […]

The Robots

Over the past few seasons Project has established a growing reputation as San Diego’s most innovative “opera company to watch” (San Diego Union-Tribune). We will close our sixth season with THE ROBOTS, an opera we commissioned from composer Carolyn Chen and our most ambitious project to date. This genre-bending operatic adaptation of an early sci-fi […]

Cuéntame

Andres Howard Cuéntame is an intergenerational storytelling and artmaking project that aims to build generational bonds, pass on ancestral wisdom, and strengthen a collective borderlands consciousness. The exhibition invites audiences connected to art, the border, and the South Bay to learn local elders’ stories through the perspective of San Diego and Tijuana-based emerging artists. Cuéntame […]

Stage & Screen

Take a seat and raise the curtain on one of the San Diego Master Chorale‘s most celebrated programs as we present an encore performance of Stage & Screen—a magical blend of choral music from opera, musical theater, and film. From Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For” from Barbie, to the dramatic crescendos of Verdi’s […]

San Diego French Film Festival

The Festival offers screenings of French-language short and feature films (with English subtitles). These films have the power to move, enlighten, inspire, inform, and entertain, complemented by events such as a glamorous opening reception, discussions with film industry experts, networking opportunities, and much more! Come join fellow film enthusiasts, industry insiders, and influencers in the […]