Red trolley cars receding to horizon on parallel tracks at sundown

We Are Here/Estamos Aquí – Opening Reception with the Artists

Jul 27, 2017
5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event July 27, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us to celebrate the opening of We Are Here/Estamos Aquí. Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing photographic images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border. The selection of artwork in the exhibition shares individual experiences, explores the impact […]

Woman at International border wall holding Flag

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) We Are Here/Estamos Aquí features the use of photography as a mode of storytelling and agent for social change through images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border. Downtown San […]

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 […]

Stems and flowers set in encaustic on a panel

All Natural

Apr 20, 2017 – Jul 16, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event April 20, 2017 – July 16, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) All Natural presents the work of seven artists who are working with natural materials or naturally occurring elements to create their finished pieces. Exploring the fringes of photography, sculpture and painting, and intersecting with notions of sustainability, […]

Wood block print showing war

Sandow Birk: Depravities & Monuments

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event November 17, 2016 – January 29, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Depravities & Monuments features a selection of artworks from two incisive series by Los Angeles artist Sandow Birk. The Depravities of War, comprising a narrative suite of monumental woodcut prints, proffers a stinging critique of the […]

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Ashley Fenderson: Ghost

Sep 15, 2016 – Nov 06, 2016
11:00am – 4:00pm


Installation view ©Brandon Means The SDSU Downtown Gallery presents a site-specific installation by third-year M.F.A. candidate, Ashley Fenderson, titled Ghost. This installation is drawn directly from the artist’s relationship with the deserts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. For years, she has explored, mined, and literally captured these places as a method of meditation and […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown October 20

Oct 20, 2016
5:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00pm For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join us for an evening of art and music in our gallery. View the current exhibition, With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011-2016 and stay for San Diego post-punk duo Blood Ponies. The band will be […]

Jeff MacNelly Illustrations of Donkey and Elephant

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

Jun 23, 2016 – Sep 04, 2016


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday through Monday, 11:00am – 4:00pm (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) The SDSU Downtown Gallery presents Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons, an exhibition highlighting the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonists and their contemporaries. The exhibition focuses on over four decades of cartoons created during presidential election […]

Cathedrals: Jeff Ray

Apr 07, 2016 – Jun 12, 2016


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday through Monday, 11:00am – 4:00pm (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Cathedrals is 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. He reimagines familiar surroundings and structures such as cathedrals and coastal bunkers as monuments, taking us on […]