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To Tame a Wild Tongue: Art after Chicanismo.

Yolanda López, Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1978. Oil pastel on rag paper, 30 x 22 inches. Courtesy of the artist. This will be the first solo museum presentation of one of the most important Chicano/a/x artists working in California over the past five decades. The exhibition will present a compendium […]

The World of Frida

Coming to the CA Center for the Arts, Escondido from the Bedford Gallery in California, this exhibition celebrates the culture, style, and persona of visionary painter Frida Kahlo. Frida’s work continues to inspire with her story of love, adventure, and pain. Featuring over 100 works across all media by contemporary artists, their works touch on […]

AmeriQueer Series

The AmeriQueer Series is a collection of plays presented as audiocasts exploring the LGBTQ experience within the American identity as a framework for the 2020 election season. These works are insightful, compassionate, and a healing antidote to our politically volatile moment.  The AmeriQueer Series streaming online will feature new plays never before performed in San Diego. AmeriQueer Series Schedule: DEAR […]

JQA

John Quincy Adams, child of the American Revolution, son of a Founding Father, President and Congressman, had an incredible political career that spanned 54 years and was one of the greatest diplomats in American history. In JQA we are taken through a series imagined conversations from the brilliant minds of extraordinary Americans like George Washington, […]

Coronado Island Film Festival

2020 will mark the 5th Anniversary of the Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF). This year may be a little different for us, with the ever-changing restrictions of the COVID pandemic, but we have not lost our commitment to celebrate the magic of film and to spotlight the gifted filmmakers who have poured out their creativity, […]

Women’s Film Festival

Set for November 13- 15, 2020, the online edition of the Women’s Film Festival will offer a slate of films on a VOD model in partnership with Festival Scope and Shift72. The films screened at the Festival showcase a diverse spectrum of talent both on and off the screen. This allows audience members in our community who […]

Mesa College Drive-In: An Outdoor Art Exhibition

Mesa College Drive-In: An Outdoor Art Exhibition is a visual time-capsule memorializing the dramatic events of the last eight months—plague, social unrest and fires. This physically distant display including thirty-six California artists allows you to stay in your car and drive through the exhibition. Curated by the San Diego Mesa College Museum Studies class, the […]