Artist Alida Cervantes in her studio touching a large painting

We Are Here/Estamos Aquí

Jul 27, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event July 27, 2017 – October 29, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Thomas Kiefer, Water Bottles, 2014; archival inkjet print; courtesy of the artist. © Thomas Kiefer/INSTITUTE We Are Here/Estamos Aquí focuses on the U.S./Mexico border from El Paso to Tijuana through storytelling and […]

large white ball comprised of small white balls

All Natural – Opening Reception

Apr 20, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Join us for Downtown at Sundown to celebrate the opening of All Natural. Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing experimental, unique, and in some cases, never-before-seen works. All Natural includes the work of Stephanie Bedwell, Jennifer Anne Bennett, scott b. davis, Roman de Salvo, John Oliver Lewis, Jessica McCambly, Meghann Riepenhoff. A special […]

Screenprinting Process in Blue ink

Every Which Way – Opening Reception

Feb 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Downtown at Sundown Opening Reception with DJ Mike Turi & screen printing activity led by faculty Scott Wyss Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00pm For this Downtown at Sundown join us to celebrate the opening of Every Which Way. Meet the artists and mingle as you view the exhibition, featuring artworks from students […]

Ink drawing of a sarcastic monument

Sandow Birk: Depravities & Monuments – Opening Reception

Nov 17, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event November 17, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meet artist Sandow Birk and mingle with other art lovers as we celebrate the opening of the Los Angeles artist’s exhibition Depravities & Monuments, featuring monumental prints and drawings from two incisive series that address conditions and concerns of our contemporary global […]

Itinerant Landmarks

With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016, Opening Reception

Sep 15, 2016
5:00pm – 8:00pm

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday, September 15, 5pm – 8pm Join us to celebrate the opening of With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016. The exhibition is guest-curated by Ginger Shulick Porcella, Executive Director, San Diego Art Institute and shares five years of work from the SDSU School of Art + Design alumni. Surveying approaches […]

Cathedrals: Jeff Ray – Closing Event

Jun 11, 2016
6:00pm – 9:00pm

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us for unique musical performances by artist/ musician Jeff Ray and Kenseth Thibideau (of Pinback and Three Mile Pilot). Additional guests will be announced. We thrilled to host this duo for a special event to celebrate Jeff Ray’s solo exhibition, Cathedrals. The performance will take place in the gallery, surrounded […]

Matt Wuerker Illustration of Hillary Clinton standing at restaurant

Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons – Opening Reception

Jun 23, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us to celebrate the opening of Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons, which examines an art form that brings awareness to political and social issues. Party Lines display over four decades of cartoons created during presidential election years, from past races to 2016, through multiple perspectives. […]

Cathedrals: Jeff Ray Opening Reception

Apr 07, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm

SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us to celebrate the opening of Cathedrals, a site-specific, multi-sensory installation by San Francisco Bay-area artist, Jeff Ray. The exhibition continues Ray’s exploration of the intersection between nature and architecture. Mix and mingle with the artist. Guests will enjoy a unique musical performance by Jeff Ray as part of the program. […]