Two people embracing in a desert

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 […]

Digital Painting of urban sci-fi scene

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 […]

Wood bench with a back of shovels

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 […]

Red trolley cars receding to horizon on parallel tracks at sundown

Community Dialogue on Art as Activism with Borderclick

Aug 03, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event August 3, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Borderclick invites you to the final of a series of three Community Dialogues around transborder identity through the eyes of young transfronterizxs who live and work between Tijuana and San Diego. We invite you to explore the idea of Art as Activism, photography […]

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 […]