San Diego Women’s Film Fest – Film series

Join the Women’s Museum of California as they present a virtual series of three powerful films directed by women. Stream the films at your pace in June, then join them for special live Q&A events with the filmmakers. The Women’s Film Festival San Diego strives to educate and inspire future generations about the experiences and […]

San Diego Arab Film Festival

The San Diego Arab Film Festival is back for 2021 with a hybrid festival: live, in-person feature film showings at the Museum of Photographic Arts combined with an online offering of short films.  Both the in-person and on-line  presentations begin on June 5. The Festival program showcases 6 feature films and 15 short films from […]

Dancing with the Lost Generation: Jazz Age Parisian Dance

Join us for a trip to Jazz Age Paris! Historian Walter Nelson will present a review of social dancing in Paris during the era between the wars when it was a mecca and refuge for artists, unconventional thinkers, and dreamers from all over the world – the era when Paris brought Art Deco to the […]

Performance in History: Shakespeare

3 Plays, 3 Days, 3 Events! ‘Performance in History’ is a series of conversations taking place over three days in June, bringing together doctoral and early career researchers to think about the ways in which some of Shakespeare’s best known and most performed plays have shifted and changed through their performance(s) across history. Hosted by […]

Brain Candy – A virtual salon series

Join a powerhouse lineup of collectors, gallerists, art appraisers & more for a candid discussion about the ‘ins & outs’ of art collecting in an ever-changing world. Geared toward aspiring art collectors & artists with work available for purchase. Participating panelists: Sonya Sparks, Chief Curator & Owner of Sparks Gallery, San Diego, CA Elsie Arredondo, […]

San Diego Design Week

Floating landscape Design by Rocio Gertler at the IDEA1 Building, Downtown, San Diego San Diego Design Week is an annual five-day celebration of design featuring presentations, studio tours, workshops, and self-guided tours hosted by groups throughout the binational design community of San Diego-Tijuana. Programs feature all disciplines of design — from interior and landscape design, […]

Orchids & Onions

Ever ask yourself why a place becomes a favorite spot that people return to time and again to make memories that last a lifetime? Or what makes San Diego “San Diego”? Why is our city so special, and could it be even more special? And what about the future of our downtown, the waterfront, the […]

PechaKucha Night v.39

Make plans to join the PechaKucha community for an epic night of loteria and live latin jazz. PKN Vol. 39 will be held at “Acre of Awesome” – Thorn Brewing. PechaKucha is derived from a Japanese term meaning the sound of conversation, or chit-chat. PechaKucha Nights are creative, social and informal. The concept is simple: […]

Around the Campfire

A story can be a call to adventure for open hearts and minds – you just have to listen. In association with the exhibition Neil Kendricks:Temple of Story the Oceanside Museum of Art invites you to join local writers, poets, and storytellers for an immersive experience of reflection and renewal. Grab a warm drink and come […]

Long Story Short: That’s Not Funny (It’s Hilarious)

This July, we celebrate those times when we had to stifle our laughter in the face of others who would frown upon us. When you’d be seen as cruel if you laughed at the kid falling off the bike. When you couldn’t laugh at the very earnest speech being given by the boss. Whether it […]

Experiential Movement Lab

FOR WHOM IS THIS WORKSHOP? – Professionals from all creative fields and individuals curious about movement or the body itself.- Those interested in maintaining a healthy balance of mind, body and creative spirit. WHY: To use dance and improvisational movement to provide creative personal and professional development for the community at large. To break sedentary […]


MASH UP: A CREATIVE INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM by Vanguard Culture One Part arts conference. One Part creative industry mash up. Produced by Vanguard Culture, in partnership with CoPlace, HOME: World Design Capital 2024, & San Diego Design Week. **Detailed schedule of events coming soon.** – San Diego is on the verge of an arts renaissance unlike […]