Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego

January 5, 2018
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When it comes to looking for things to do in San Diego, there is always something for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. Whether you enjoy checking out the newest bars or restaurants or a pop up boutique, there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you happen to love art, than consider stopping by the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego. Located in the heart of downtown, the MCASD is conveniently located to a number of other destinations. If you happen to be downtown, stop by today!


There are two locations of the MCASD. While the La Jolla locations is currently closed for renovations, the downtown location is still open to the public. The MCASD is dedicated to showcasing art in all varieties of media that have been created since 1950 until the present. The museum also presents art from internationally recognized collections as well as local projects. With rotating exhibits, there is always something new to discover. Their current rotating exhibit that is on view is, “Memories of underdevelopment: Art and the Decolonial Turn in Latin America, 1960-1985”. The exhibit is presented in collaboration with Museo Jumex located in Mexico City as well as the Museo de Arte de Lima. The exhibit was created in response to the unraveling promises of modernization after World War II in Latin America. This exhibit will be at the downtown location until February 4th.


If you are interested in visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – Downtown, you’ll find the museum located at 1100 Kettner Blvd. The museum is located between Broadway and B Street. The museum is closed WEdnesdays and open 11am – 5pm all other days. Additionally, the museum is FREE on the third Thursday of every month from 5-8pm! If you are interested in learning more about contemporary, stop by the museum today!