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Museum Exhibitions: Future Exhibitions

Campus Creatives: Featuring San Diego’s Fine Arts Faculty

Dates to be determined.

Please see the Museum Exhibitions page for more information.

Visual Arts department faculty members from universities throughout San Diego County showcase new works of all media.

Background image: Richard Keely, Smudge, 2019, Metal, rubber, cement, paint, leather, 9 x 9 x 20 in.

The World of Frida

September 19 – November 15, 2020

Coming to the CCAE from the Bedford Gallery in California, this exhibition celebrates the culture, style, and persona of visionary painter Frida Kahlo, an artist who continues to inspire with her story of love, adventure, and pain. With over 100 works in all types of media by contemporary artists in the exhibition and record-breaking attendance during its first showing, the legacy of this iconic artist is still strong a century after her life and career.

Frida Kahlo is the subject of The World of Frida, a traveling exhibition that features 150 artists’ interpretation of her life and art, her love of animals, and her vibrant Mexican culture. The artists in this show hail from around the world and work in all forms of media including painting, photography, and sculpture.

Gallery Tours

Schedule a guided tour with one of our trained Docents. We can accommodate K-12 school groups, college classes, or adults. For more information or to schedule your tour, please contact Ell Rudgers, Education Program Coordinator, at or 760.839.4176.

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