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Save the Date: Radiant Architecture: The Visionary Work of Eugene Ray

Aug 03, 2019 – Oct 06, 2019


Radiant Architecture: The Visionary Work of Eugene Ray celebrates the work and philosophy of architect and SDSU emeritus professor of Environmental Design from 1969-1996, Eugene Ray who is well known for his former La Jolla home and studio called the Silver Ship. Through an approach blending together theory, practice, and spirituality to arrive at architectural […]

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World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2019 – Jun 20, 2019


Join us to celebrate World Refugee Day with a series of programming and activities centered around stories of migration and refugee communities from members of the SDSU and local community. All Events are FREE and open to the public Currently planned activities include*: 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. (by appointment) A Portrait of People in Motion: […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown: Excerpts from the play “UN-“

May 16, 2019
5:00pm – 8:00pm


Join us for a special presentation of excerpts from “UN-” during this Downtown at Sundown. “UN-“ is a collection of stories written by Latinx authors locally and nationwide. They reclaim what it means to be American by amplifying the voices of Dreamers, DACA recipients, and the undocumented who’ve been disenfranchised around citizenship. The bilingual production […]

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In Transit

Apr 18, 2019 – Jul 14, 2019


Exhibition runs April 18 through July 14, 2019 In Transit is a multidisciplinary exhibition featuring the work of five artists who have forged relationships with and documented the lives of individuals fleeing intolerable hardship by migrating into Europe over the last seven years. Focusing on the tentative, limbo-like experience of living between different cultures, the […]

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Futures Past & Present

Feb 09, 2019 – Apr 07, 2019


Exhibition runs February 9 through April 7, 2019 Comprised of artwork created by faculty and students from the School of Art + Design, Futures Past and Present showcases works acknowledging the future in many arenas. The artworks in the exhibition consider not only how the future has been forecast in the past, but also how […]

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Tom Loeser: Please Please Please Opening Reception with the Artist

Sep 20, 2018
5:00pm – 8:00pm


Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Tom Loeser: Please Please Please. Mix and mingle with Madison-based designer/maker, Tom Loeser throughout the evening as you view the exhibition. His accomplishments and contributions to the American Studio Furniture movement have been influential to field and the generations that have come after him. This is […]

Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell

Apr 19, 2018 – Jul 22, 2018


Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell, Public Bike, 2012; poster, 60 x 40 inches; courtesy of the artists Exhibition runs April 19, 2018 through July 22, 2018 Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell presents the work of this graphic design twosome, who pioneered the medium from a traditional analog approach to its contemporary […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown: Film Screening and Conversation

Jan 18, 2018
5:00pm – 8:00pm


(left) Group leader, Sal, speaks of how the writing program deeply changed lives inside RJD; photo by Lori Sutton. (right) Prisoners in RJD work with SDSU students in innovative writing program in maximum security in RJD prison; photo by Paul Sutton.) For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join us for an evening of film […]

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Heart, Body, and Soul – Autoethnography

Dec 12, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm


December 12, 2017 6:00 – 7:30pm doors open at 5:30 FREE ADMISSION SDSU Downtown Gallery, 725 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 Directed by Patricia Elmore Costa in collaboration with Dr. Patricia Geist-Martin Performed by Comm 750 Autoethnography students Respondent: Dr. Kurt Lindemann In this unique performance, 14 School of Commmunication graduate students from an Autoethnography […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown: An evening of Music, Dance and Film

Oct 19, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm


(left: flamenco performance ©Sue Brenner; right: Exiled film still ©Mike Seely) For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join us for an evening of live music, dance and film in our gallery. View the current exhibition, We Are Here/Estamos Aquí and experience a flamenco dance performance by DanzArts/La Esencia Flamenca, followed by a screening of […]