Episode 3 of Culturecast, VOSD’s podcast covering the intersection of arts and gentrification in Barrio Logan, digs deep into the push to open the Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center.
The San Diego Fringe Festival returns, a new parklet makes three and more in our weekly digest of arts and culture news.
A new arts installation is helping transform a major pedestrian thoroughfare in City Heights, a famed arts mecca in North County is preparing for its annual public unveiling, all the arts funding news from the city’s budget update and more in our weekly digest of the city’s arts and culture news.
City officials are finally deciding what’s next for the old central library, an iconic building that’s sat empty since its replacement opened in 2013.
UCSD Gallery is safe for now, North Park voters cast ballots in an art gallery, the plan to light up the Coronado Bridge is $100K closer to reality and more in our weekly digest of arts and culture news.
Roughly a dozen of the city-owned artworks are located at water plants or pump stations. Yet ever since Sept. 11, the public can’t get into most of those facilities – at least not very easily. Even when facilities containing public aren’t are open to the public, they’re often located in strange, off-the-beaten-path places not frequented by many people.
The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture acts as an adviser to the mayor and City Council. It reallocates a large chunk of the money it gets every year to local arts nonprofits, and it directs the city’s public art program.
Visualizing the public art pieces across San Diego, summer events to add to your to-do list, home prices are rising in Barrio Logan and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
Some San Diego neighborhoods are saturated with art from the city’s public collection. Others have little or none. For the first time, you can see a citywide map of San Diego’s civic art collection.
UC San Diego’s University Art Gallery made headlines last year when the space lost its funding and only full-time staffer. CityBeat reported that some UCSD professors thought the space would ultimately close while others held out hope. In recent weeks, though, all remaining hopes were squashed when it became clear that the gallery would become a classroom in […]