17 Exhibits to See in San Diego in July

17 Exhibits to See in July in San Diego from The Wanderer Guides. This is TRASH at The New Children's Museum.

Summer is in full swing and so are the exhibits in San Diego. With some exhibits opening, some exhibits closing and some major exhibits you just gotta see, you will have your work cut out for you this month! Here are 17 exhibits to see in San Diego in July:

  1. Tony Delap: Selections from 50 Years, Oceanside Museum of Art. See an exhibit highlighting many different medias from the minimalist’s great career. Opened at the end of June.
  2. Arnold Newman: Masterclass, The San Diego Museum of Art. See over 200 works by one of the best portrait photographers of the 20th century. Opened at the end of June.
  3. Proyecto 5, Centro Cultural de la Raza. See Mexican artists with an eye toward the global vision of contemporary Mexican art. Opened at the end of June.
  4. PhotoArts Group Presents “America”, Spanish Village Art Center. Photos highlighting American landscape, culture and more await you here. Opens July 3rd and only goes until July 15th.
  5. Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age, San Diego Natural History Museum. See fossils, mummified mammals and more in this great new exhibit. Opens July 4th.
  6. ElasmoBeach, Birch Aquarium. See sharks, rays and other close to shore creatures at this new exhibit. Opens July 4th.
  7. Liza Lou: Color Field, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown. Great exhibit that we helped to install! Opens July 12th.
  8. Celebrate the Horse, Fallbrook Art Center. Celebrate the horse in popular culture but do it soon! Closes July 14th.
  9. Kingston Trio, Coronado Museum of History and Art. Learn about the great band (Kingston Trio) and their ties to San Diego. Closes July 15th.
  10. Pictures of the Year International, Museum of Photographic Arts. See some of the best documentary photography in the world!
  11. Ripley’s Believe It or Not, San Diego Air and Space Museum. Huge exhibit with strange animals, people and things. This exhibit hasn’t been to San Diego since 1935!
  12. In and Around Mission Trails, Mission Trails Visitor Center. Featuring two artists with paintings of scenes around the Park! Started at the end of June and closes on July 26th.
  13. Melissa Miller, Lux Art Institute. Miller explores the relationships between humans and animals in her beautiful work. Closes July 27th.
  14. Make Your Own Kind of Music, Mingei International Museum. Learn about the art of making musical instruments (and hear some of them while you’re there!). Closes July 28th.
  15. Handcrafted Journeys: Japanese American Woodworkers in San Diego, Japanese Friendship Garden. Visit to see how Japanese American woodworking has evolved over the years. Closes July 28th.
  16. TRASH, The New Children’s Museum. If you have kids, and especially if you’re eco-friendly, visit this exhibit. TRASH involves 12 different artists showcasing art made from trash to give visitors a new perspective on everything trash involves.
  17. Marston House. Go for a house and garden tour. Open Thursday-Monday. Summer is the best time to go to this amazing example of old San Diego!
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