Museum Cafe 700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA92037 This European-inspired bistro serves meals featuring locally grown organic ingredients. It offers breakfast and lunch…More dishes with a bit of Italian culinary style fusion. There is plentiful seating and a surprisingly sizable menu; the Museum Cafe is attached to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Cuvier Park Cuvier St & Coast Blvd S, La Jolla, CA92037 Cuvier Park is a small park located across the street from the Museum of Contemporary Arts. It has beach access and a…More small grassy area, typically used for simple lounging. It is also a very popular location for weddings.
The Quint Contemporary Art Gallery features art from both established and emerging artists. The gallery features…More sculpture, installations, drawings, paintings, multimedia pieces, prints and other media. This gallery has exhibited work from such artists as Manny Farber, Kim MacConnel, Dan Flavin, Sol Lewitt, Mel Bochner and many others.
The Quint Contemporary Art Gallery also has a history of helping place art from local San Diego-area artists in museums, as well as public, private and corporate collections. The Quint also aides in the commissioning of artwork for private and public clients.
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's (MCASD) collection features over 4,000 works of art created since 1950.…More MCASD has long been the center of contemporary art exhibitions, public displays and educational programs. Both the local community and out-of-town guests enjoy viewing the interesting, bright and large galleries of contemporary art. The scenic, coastal location is a beautiful backdrop for both interior and exterior works of art. Make sure you walk around the museum grounds to truly appreciate the outdoor sculptures, especially the exploding display of boats viewed on the Coast Blvd. side.
Guided tours are offered Saturday and Sundays at 2pm, and on the third Thursday of each month at 6pm. MCASD promotes art education by the many programs they make available to local schools and youth groups. Special events and travel opportunities are available to members. And if you're looking to find a special location for a private event, the Axline Court and the Sherwood Auditorium are available to rent.
The MCASD X shop has all sorts of museum quality gifts to take home or send as presents. You'll find a full assortment of books, clothing, decorative items and children's products. Before leaving, make sure to stop by the refreshing Museum Cafe, which serves a local inspired menu. Breakfast, lunch and homemade sweets are tempting selections to end your inspirational day by the shores.