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Village Garden Club of La Jolla struts its stuff at ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers’ show


The Village Garden Club of La Jolla presented its 12th annual “Expressions in Art and Flowers” event and featured 38 botanical arrangements by club members who drew their inspiration from 38 works of art created by artists in the club.

San Diego Art Prize winners feted at Athenaeum reception in La Jolla

Athenaeum Art Prize 4-24-14-Patricia-Marianela

Crowds of artists and art-lovers gathered at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library on April 4, 2014 for the opening of a show of works by the winners of the 2013 San Diego Art Prize: established artists James Hubbell and Debby and Larry Kline, as well as emerging artists Brennan Hubbell and James Enos.

Two exhibitions to open at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Friday

"An Offering on the Hi' by Valerie Hastie.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau’s remark could well apply to the photography of Jan Staller.

‘Eye-inspired’ art contest in La Jolla open to young designers

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) invites artists (25 years and younger) to submit works in any medium inspired by the human eye for a chance to win $500 in Blick Art Materials, a docent-led tour of any 2014 exhibition and a year- long museum membership.

La Jolla art auction breaks Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego fundraising records

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The auction was the most successful, single fundraising event in MCASD’s 73-year history, said its director, Hugh Davies.

Five Sizzling Exhibits: Oceanside Museum of Art presents an eclectic mix

Michelle Kurtis Cole under the glass waves of her sea sculpture, ‘Fragile.’ ‘It took a month to make each wave!’ she said.

If you’ve never been to the Oceanside Museum of Art, now is the time for a visit.

La Jolla museum hosts contemporary art auction to benefit programs

Artist Kelsey Brooks designed the auction's special edition paddle. Courtesy

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will host its ninth Biennial Art Auction, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at its La Jolla galleries, 700 Prospect St.

Images of Innocence: ‘The Child’ photo exhibit opens at La Jolla Library

David Wiemer's "Russian Spy"

Kids across cultures is the theme of the new juried photography exhibition, “The Child,” presented by the Friends of the La Jolla Library in the Community Room Art Gallery, now through July 15.

Malashock Dancers will move with Élan in ‘Lifeblood Harmony’ at UCSD

Malashock dancers will perform with Art of Élan musicians April 17-19 at UC San Diego’s Mandell Weiss Theatre. Courtesy

“Music is the lifeblood of dance,” choreographer John Malashock, artistic director of his own well-known and long-lived local dance company, once observed.

New depARTures: San Diego Airport’s Terminal 2 debuts public-art collection

Airport Art-Journey

Eight years ago, the Airport Authority Board adopted an Airport Art Master Plan that included a new collection of site-specific artwork at San Diego International Airport. That vision of an artful gateway to the region guided their major expansion project.

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