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 […]

Move AMERICAN

2020 has been a turbulent year. It is also an election year. We have had more time and space than ever to deeply feel the injustice, inequity, and systemic oppression […]

In the summer of 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederic Douglass and Abraham Lincoln confront each other at the White House in two searing, no-holds-barred sessions that […]

San Diego Italian Film feStivale 2020

3,2,1, AZIONE! Join the San Diego Italian Film Festival as they kick off the virtual edition of feStivale 2020 by embracing the theme of this year’s event: Activism. Prepare to […]

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, […]

The Displaced

Marísa and Lev have just moved into their new Pilsen apartment in hopes of rekindling a spark that’s long been extinguished. While looking for the circuit breaker in the attic, a mysterious coconut appears, leftover from the previous tenants with a dark history inside it. The Displaced explores the wake of pain and yearning left […]

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, […]

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 […]

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station returns for its first in-person event since the pandemic hit. Artists have been struggling to find venues to show their work since March, and we encourage San Diegans to come out and support them. The show includes artists from both sides of the border, working in all mediums, from paintings to […]

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 […]