Q&A With Susan Madden Lankford
Art=Opportunity aims to change attitudes about the impact of arts in the realm of education
Q&A With Heather Foley
The disciplines of art and science come together in local exhibitions
Gallery owners mentor artists with this message: You’re not alone
Artists convene to send a message through murals about the ocean ecosystem
Classes give students an opportunity to create rings, bracelets, pendants and other adornments
Bob Bretell offers his expert advice for capturing blooming beauties
The San Diego Museum of Art gathers readers for a book club that includes docent-led exhibition tours
A year ago at Mingei International Museum, you might have encountered a stilt-walking zebra wearing a bright red, sequin brassiere and carrying a parasol or a stocky man sporting a flouncy white skirt over white tights and go-go boots, a white wig and bunny ears, and a white-painted face with pink nose and eyes.
Shoppers traversing the maze of terraces, walkways and bridges up to Horton Plaza’s fifth level stumble upon curiously vibrant activity — from art displayed on roving human canvases to experimental music, poetry and improvisational dance performances.
Margaret Dykens slips on blue protective gloves before carefully opening the richly illustrated Historia Naturalis Ranarum Nostratium (Natural History of Our Frogs). The re-search library director at San Diego Natural History Museum can’t mask her excitement over the book’s frontispiece.
Never mind what Hamlet said. These days, theaters across the country are scrambling to attract younger audiences, and local companies are coming up with imaginative ways to encourage new attendees and enhance the theater experience.