November gallery and exhibit openings

11/3-6 "ART SAN DIEGO"

This annual four-day juried event features paintings, photography, sculpture, glasswork and other media, showcasing artists and galleries from around the world.

BALBOA PARK ACTIVITY CENTER: 2145 Park Blvd., Balboa Park

art-sandiego.com

11/4-1/28 "THE INTERACTION"

Koi paintings by Karen Sano are on display in the garden, along with her handmade, stone shino vessels.

JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN: 2215 Pan American Road East, Balboa Park

619.232.2721, niwa.org

11/4-11/27 "NIGHT STAND: BEDSIDE IMAGININGS BY THE FEMINIST IMAGE GROUP"

This sculptural installation involves artists assembling imagined bedside furnishings as metaphors for female narratives ranging from dreams to self-care to eroticism.

WOMEN'S MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA: 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103, Liberty Station, Point Loma

619.233.7963, womensmuseumca.org

11/4-1/22 "HEAVY GRASS"

This painted installation by artist Eva Struble - whose work is influenced by physical, cultural and political landscapes - is composed of reused garden materials.

JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN: 2215 Pan American Road East, Balboa Park

619.232.2721, niwa.org

11/5-1/31 "LOUIS KAHN: THE POWER OF ARCHITECTURE"

This retrospective includes more than 200 objects related to architect Louis Kahn's buildings and projects, including models, plans and films. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies building is a local example of Kahn's work.

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

619.232.7931, sdmart.org

11/5-1/7 "XAWERY WOLSKI"

Born in Poland and now living in Mexico City, Wolski is the artist-in-residence at Lux, currently producing a new sculptural work related to his consistent theme: dressmaking. Once this latest work is completed, it will be displayed with his other pieces.

LUX ART INSTITUTE: 1550 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas

760.436.6611, luxartinstitute.org

 

11/5-1/31 "SHAPE, SHADOW, SPACE"

A companion to the "Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture" retrospective (see Nov. 5 entry above), this exhibit features architectural photography by students of the Woodbury University School of Architecture.

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

619.232.7931, sdmart.org

11/12 "VISIBLE VAULTS"

Explore pieces held in the museum's most carefully guarded area, where guests can see almost 300 works and learn about international printmaking techniques.

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART: 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park

619.232.7931, sdmart.org

11/12-12/7 "SCIENCE AS ART"

Four artists with connections to various sciences are part of this group exhibit, displaying their individual styles of sculpture, painting and figurative drawing.

THE BLUE AZUL COLLECTION: 902 W. University Ave., San Diego

858.412.4150, theblueazulcollection.com

11/12-13 "POTTERS' GUILD SHOW & SALE"

More than 40 local potters present handmade clay and ceramic works for decoration and/or function.

SPANISH VILLAGE ART CENTER: 1770 Village Place, Studio 29, Balboa Park

619.239.0507, sandiegopottersguild.org

 

11/12-2/12 "ANIMALIA/A GROUP SHOW"

Dozens of local artists depict real and imagined animals in their signature styles, including the mediums of oil painting, sculpture and photography.

SPARKS GALLERY: 530 Sixth Ave., San Diego

619.696.1416, sparksgallery.com

11/19-6/25 "AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN FOLK ART"

Take in more than 300 years of American and European folk art - including baskets, ceramics and weather vanes - from the museum's permanent collection.

MINGEI INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM: 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park

619.239.0003, mingei.org

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