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Art beat: September gallery and exhibit openings

Gallery and exhibit openings in San Diego during the month of September include “UnDocumenta” at the Oceanside Museum of Art, “Muses of the Old Globe” at Women’s Museum of California and the “20th Annual Galaxy of Glass Show” at Fallbrook Art Center.

Gallery and exhibit openings in San Diego during the month of September include “UnDocumenta” at the Oceanside Museum of Art, “Muses of the Old Globe” at Women’s Museum of California and the “20th Annual Galaxy of Glass Show” at Fallbrook Art Center.

9.1-10.29:  “Muses of the Old Globe” 

The Balboa Park theater celebrates its 82nd anniversary and the women who have played a role in its history from the very beginning – as actors, directors, playwrights and more.

Women’s Museum of California: 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barrack 16, Liberty Station619.233.7963, womensmuseumca.org

 

9.2-2.4.18: “The Art of Papua New Guinea from the Valerie Franklin Collection”

The island nation off the north coast of Australia is a culturally diverse locale, with carved ritual objects and masks among the various styles and forms of art created there.

San Diego Museum of Art: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.232.7931, sdmart.org

Art of Papua New Guinea from the Valerie Franklin Collection. (Courtesy photo)

9.5-10.22: “20th Annual Galaxy of Glass Show” 

Unique work from West Coast glass artists includes blown, torched, fused and cast glass used to create everything from sculptures to jewelry.

Fallbrook Art Center: 103 S. Main Ave., Fallbrook, 760.728.1414, fallbrookartcenter.org

Nanci Schreiber Smith’s “Angels Envy” at the 20th Annual Galaxy of Glass. (Courtesy photo)

9.7-12.31: “Monet’s Étretat: Destination and Motif” 

Two major oil paintings by Claude Monet are on loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art – those depicting the fishing village and the surrounding cliffs of Étretat in “The Manneporte (Étretat)” and “The Manneporte near Étretat,” painted in 1883 and 1886.

Timken Museum of Art: 1500 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.239.5548, timkenmuseum.org

Claude Monet’s The Manneporte (Étretat), 1883, oil on canvas at the Timken Museum of Art. (On loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of William Church Osborn)

9.13-25:“Delight” 

This exhibition of oil paintings, watercolors and East Asian paintings and ceramics features the work of artists Yujin Rim, Joann Sim and Yonsoo Chung.

Spanish Village Art Center: 1770 Village Place, Balboa Park, 619.233.9050, spanishvillageart.com

Joann Shim, Yujin Rim, and Yonsoo Chung in “Delight” exhibit. (Courtesy photo)

9.14: “The Inside Story with Artist Ted Meyer and So Say We All” 

Wounded veterans from artist Ted Meyer’s “Scarred for Life” exhibition will join storytellers from the literary and performing arts organization So Say We All to share stories about their time in the military.

Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, 760.435.3720, oma-online.org

The Inside Story With Artist Ted Meyer And So Say We All. (Courtesy photo)

9.16-11.1: “James Austin Murray: Light on Black” 

James Austin Murray is known for large-scale, ebony oil paintings, and this exhibition features new work he created as the first artist in Madison Galleries’ inaugural artist-in-residency program.

Madison Galleries: 1055 Wall St., Ste. 100, La Jolla, 858.459.0836, madisongalleries.com

Beacon, 2017, oil on panel, from James Austin Murray “Light On Black.” (Courtesy photo)

9.16-2.18.18: “Art of the Americas: Mesoamerican, Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei’s Permanent Collection” 

This collection features ritual, ceremonial and domestic pieces from the Olmec and Maya civilizations in Mexico to the Moche in Peru, along with other indigenous cultures. 

Mingei International Museum: 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.239.0003, mingei.org

Art of the Americas exhibit features ritual, ceremonial and domestic pieces. (Courtesy photo)

9.17-1.21.18: “Memories of Underdevelopment” 

Latin American artists from the 1960s to the 1980s respond to the broken promise of modernization after World War II that led to political oppression and military dictatorships, particularly in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela.

MCASD Downtown, Jacobs Building: 1100 & 1001 Kettner Blvd., downtown, 858.454.3541, mcasd.org

 

9.23-1.28.18: “UnDocumenta” 

Artwork by Mexican and Latino artists from San Diego and Tijuana focus on the social, historical and cultural impacts of the border, and the plight of undocumented people.

Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, 760.435.3720, oma-online.org

Movie still from “Erasing the Border (Borrando la Frontero)” as part of the Undocumenta exhibit. (Courtesy photo)

9.28: “Pop Up Art Mart” 

This collaboration with the museum’s store and local art store Art n Soul on 101 presents various items created by local artists.

Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, 760.435.3720, oma-online.org

Pop Up Art Mart. (Courtesy photo)

9:29-10.9: “Art Glass Association of Southern California Annual Members’ Exhibition” 

Member artists will showcase recent creations in a range of techniques, including blown, kiln-formed, cast, stained and mosaic glass.

Gallery 21 at the Spanish Village Art Center: 1770 Village Place, Balboa Park, 619.233.9050, spanishvillageart.com

Phyllis Borne creation featured in Art Glass Association of Southern California. (Courtesy photo)

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