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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla

Newly expanded galleries | Ocean views

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) invites all audiences to experience our world, our region, and ourselves through the prism of contemporary art. We are excited to welcome you back to MCASD’s Flagship location in La Jolla. Discover the new collection galleries and the special exhibition Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today through July 21, 2024. Explore the museum's art park, sculpture garden, seaside terraces, and giftshop The Shop.

Neighborhood: La Jolla

700 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Contact Info

(858) 454-3541
info@mcasd.org

Hours

Thursday—Sunday
10 AM —4 PM
Monday—Wednesday
Closed

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Free Second Sunday

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 14, 2024

On the second Sunday of every month, the museum offers free admission to all visitors.

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Play Day: All of Us Together!

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 14, 2024

Join us on Free Second Sunday for Play Day! Make art with your MCASD friends! Dive into a colorful exploration of art and community. Inspired by our vibrant collection, unleash your creativity as we...

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The Shop Presents: Ezra Brown x 5&A Dime Release

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 14, 2024

Description: Join us on Free Second Sunday, April 14 to celebrate the launch of an exclusive limited-edition tote bag, hat, and print collaboration created by local artist Ezra Brown, local clothing...

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Forecast Form

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 18 - ongoing

Taking the 1990s as its cultural backdrop, Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today  is the first major group exhibition in the United States to envision a new approach to...

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Free Public Opening: Forecast Form

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 18, 2024

Join us on Free Third Thursday, April 18 from 10AM – 8PM for the free public opening of Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s–Today, the first major group...

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Artist Talk: Christopher Cozier

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Apr 18, 2024

Join us on Free Third Thursday, April 18 for an artist talk with Christopher Cozier, an artist featured in our newest special exhibition Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora,...

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Art Auction 2024

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
May 10, 2024

Mark your calendars and prepare to bid on works of art in support of MCASD! The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s celebrated biennial Art Auction returns with live and silent auctions of...

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Lecture on the Move

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
May 25, 2024

Join us for a moving discussion with MCASD’s Educator Manager Maru Lopez, a Puerto Rican jewelry artist, educator, and craft researcher, and Dr. Jade Power-Sotomayor, a Cali-Rican educator,...

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Funky Fusions: MCASD Summer Camp

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2024

Get funky this summer at MCASD! We will make masks inspired by Gerald Clarke, scarves inspired by Yinka Shonibare, and mixed media art jewelry inspired by artists in our featured...

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  • Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • Group Seated Capacity: 200

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  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • Group Seated Capacity: 200
  • Group Reception Capacity: 500
  • Catering Onsite
  • Meeting Events
  • Buyout
  • Group Travel
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Public Events
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfront

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