Nov
10
to Nov 11

C-NOTE POP-UP ART SALE

C-NOTE POP UP ART SALE

Build Your Personal Art Collection

This year, the C-NOTE returns with a thoughtfully curated experience offering entry-level art collectors a unique opportunity to discover emerging San Diego and Tijuana contemporary artists and to purchase their work for just $100, $200 and $300. An expert panel of jurors has hand-selected over 200 one-of-a-kind pieces from over 50 local working artists. Doors open at noon and collectors are encouraged to arrive early to beat the crowd.  Enjoy live entertainment, complimentary sweets, and champagne cocktails.

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C-NOTE OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

C-NOTE OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Celebrate the opening of our C-NOTE Pop-Up Art Sale. This highly-anticipated event will offer attendees first-dibs on over 200 contemporary art pieces that will be available to the general public starting at noon on Saturday, November 10th. We’ll be joined by Vanguard Culture for an immersive experience including small bites and hosted bar. Photographer, Josue Castro from The Kitchen Project, will also be on site offering complimentary urban portraits. Tickets are $75 per person, $35 for SDAI members, and complimentary for SDAI Circle level supporters.  

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Poetry and Art: $1,000 Youth and Adult Poetry Performance Prize
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Poetry and Art: $1,000 Youth and Adult Poetry Performance Prize

Poetry & Art Series 2018 presents the $1,000 Youth and Adult Poetry Performance Prize. There will be two winners (youth--seventeen and younger, and adult--eighteen and over) each taking home $500 for one original poem read and/or performed. There will also be three $50 People's Choice prizes, chosen by the audience by secret ballot.

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DEBBY AND LARRY KLINE GUIDED TOUR
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

DEBBY AND LARRY KLINE GUIDED TOUR

Maker Faire San Diego-Artists and Curators Debby and Larry Kline will provide a guided tour of Beyond the Age of Reason. With over 50 artworks and 20 artists, this show explores how faith meshes with contemporary life, the role of ritual and symbolism, and the metamorphosis of traditional symbols as they become immersed in popular culture.

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DEBBY AND LARRY KLINE GUIDED TOUR
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

DEBBY AND LARRY KLINE GUIDED TOUR

Maker Faire San Diego-Artists and Curators Debby and Larry Kline will provide a guided tour of Beyond the Age of Reason. With over 50 artworks and 20 artists, this show explores how faith meshes with contemporary life, the role of ritual and symbolism, and the metamorphosis of traditional symbols as they become immersed in popular culture.

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MAKER FAIRE- BALBOA PARK
Oct
6
to Oct 7

MAKER FAIRE- BALBOA PARK

Maker Faire San Diego is a hands-on festival of innovation, invention, and creativity! This multi-museum event showcases over 250 exhibitors, speakers, workshops, and performers from across the region. Hands-on activities for adults and families alike are a HUGE part of this event! 

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POETRY AND ART 2018
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

POETRY AND ART 2018

On Friday, Sept. 21, Poetry & Art Series 2018 presents a reading by Karen An-hwei Lee, Julie Corrales, Poetic Matrix and poets from 100,000 Poets for Change featuring authors Shadab Zeest Hamshi, Joe Milosch, Jim Moreno, John Peterson, Tomas Gayton, Brandon Cesmat, Jeeni Cricenzo, Michael Turner-Ortega, Lori Walkington and Rex Butters. Hosted by Michael Klam. DJ Barry Thomas will provide music and sound throughout the show.

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OPENING RECEPTION
Sep
15
5:00 PM17:00

OPENING RECEPTION

Curated by Debby and Larry Kline. Featured artists: Eleanor Antin, Wayne Martin Belger, Adam Belt, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Einar de la Torre, Jamex de la Torre, Stephen Douglas, Steve Eilenberg, Scott Froschauer, Dave Ghilarducci, Cole Goodwin, Ichiro Irie, Beliz Iristay, Paula Levine, Maria Munroe, Cheryl Nickel, Sean Noyce, Ruben Ochoa, Erika Rothenberg and Kristine Schomaker.

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to reach for another (Touch Points)
Aug
15
5:00 PM17:00

to reach for another (Touch Points)

The exhibition is comprised of works on paper, sculpture, and video work created in SDAI’s 200 square foot studio during the months of June and July. The pieces created during the residency function as a continuation of D’Urso’s practice that investigates how certain bodies, such as the queer female body, move through the contemporary physical and emotional landscape.

ADMISSION IS FREE



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STOP-MOTION CAMP
Jul
30
to Aug 3

STOP-MOTION CAMP

Summer Camp for ages 5-9. The goal of this camp is to learn about stop motion, green screen technique, character design, lighting, and approaches to storytelling -- and to use these skills to create our own animated films! 

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