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 […]

Open Show San Diego

Join Open Show San Diego for an exciting evening of live presentations and lively conversations, presented virtually via Zoom and live-streaming. A curated selection of five visual storytellers will share their projects in an interactive, supportive, and dynamic format. “VIP” audience members are encouraged to give feedback and ask questions of the presenters. Please note […]

Food and Art (A Love Story)

Image: Fernando Botero With an endless amount of variety and flavor, food and art serve as the perfect pairing, bringing people together and providing nourishment for the soul. Join Robin Douglas for a virtual feast and discover why artists—from the Romans to Rembrandt to the major contemporary artists of today—have been so compelled to use […]

The Guardian Book Club with Margaret Atwood

For our February Book Club Atwood will revisit the first novel in her Maddaddam trilogy. A dystopian parable, Oryx and Crake (2003), was Atwood’s first return to the future since The Handmaid’s Tale, placing the reader in a world ravaged by a man-made plague. Atwood paints a stark warning about humanity’s impact on the natural […]

Love, Lust, and Libido: Aphrodisiacs in Medieval Europe

Add some spice to your Valentine’s day and unravel the mysteries of late medieval aphrodisiacs with food historian and author Ken Albala and Getty manuscripts curator Larisa Grollemond. Delve into the period cookbooks, artworks, and courtly feasting cultures of northern Europe to discover ingredients, recipes, and customs thought to arouse the libido, heighten pleasure, increase […]

THE FORUM: Money Making for Creatives with Shaun Cassidy

A candid conversation about how to make one’s art practice both marketable/profitable and maximize current resources in a post-COVID world. THE FORUM: Money Making for Creatives with Shaun Cassidy MON. February 22, 2021 12 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. FREE or $5.00 Suggested Donation Via ZOOM – Join fellow creatives for a powerful conversation with Business […]

San Diego Decameron Project

The San Diego Decameron Project is inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron, written shortly after the Black Death hit Florence, Italy in 1348. In the book, ten young Florentines, seven […]