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The San Diego Museum of Art Current Exhibitions

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The San Diego Museum of Art is the perfect place to explore during summer. Get lost in the exhibits and the beautiful landscapes that are captured by talented artists. Learn more about culture, unique paintings, and relax while enjoying your day at a museum that has numerous displays to explore. We’ve listed some of the most popular exhibits at the museum for you to enjoy. The museum is open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am-5pm, Fridays from 10am-8p, and Sundays from 12pm-5pm.

Reflections on the Monet

Come and experience the French Impressionism and enjoy this special and exclusive viewing of Claude Monet’s paintings. This artist puts time and research into each masterpiece, carefully making sure to capture beauty in every way possible. His creative mind is shown through the unique way in which he captures light and landscape in his paintings. He thinks beyond the simple objects that can be produced in paintings of landscape. He paints the gentle air and the beauty that surrounds it, so come and enjoy his masterpieces and feel inspired.  Open June 24th 2017 to January 21st 2018.

Artist’s Windows: James Hubbell

If you’re interested in brightly colored and abstract art, then you will want to see the creations shown by Santa Ysabel-based James Hubbell and will be shown at Panama 66. The artwork will be shown with other local artists from San Diego and the intricate design will inspire you with color and images. Open now through May 31st, 2018.

Modern Japan

This exhibit has many different attributes that create an overall feeling of relaxation while also learning about culture. Within the exhibit, is combined vibes of modern time, Japanese romance, and landscape. There are many well-known Japanese artists that are represented at the Modern Japan: Prints from the Tasisho Era. Come and be a part of this exhibit and learn more about the Japanese culture while looking at beautiful scenery and exploring these cultural paintings. Open now until August 13th, 2017.

Richard Deacon

This popular exhibit has been extended due to the amount of success that has been created by Richard Deacon: What You See Is What You Get is the first exhibit this artist has had in America, and he is a smashing success. This sculptor creates abstract images with a creative twist. This exhibit is over 40 creates that Deacon has created and put his passion into for the last three decades. Open now until September 4th, 2017.

Arts of South and Southeast Asia

In this exhibit, there are pieces represented from the first century all the way to the nineteenth century. These pieces show religion, and the ritual cultures of Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Come and explore the new cultures and religions that are shown through art and sculptures. Although these religions are very different, they are complimented by each other in the way that they are represented. Learn more about Central Asia and take advantage of stepping outside your comfort zone whilst exploring new culture. Open now until January 31st, 2019.

Make your way down to the San Diego Museum of Art this year and try something new. Enjoy exploring and get lost in a painting that will inspire you today.

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