Art Opportunities



Oceanside Museum of Art: Online

Live Stream and Archives: OMA Lectures, Virtual, guided art museum tours, art auction, and more opportunities updated regularly

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The Getty: Online
Last Minute Michelangelo. Tour of the exhibition Michelangelo "Mind of the Master".

Just before the doors closed at the Getty Center, the Getty recorded a tour for the community.

Read about it here and then scroll down for the video tour.

San Diego Museum of Art Masterpiece MinuteOnline
New weekly one-minute Podcasts every Friday at 10 am.

Lectures, Talks and performances
Virtual Art Alive

Recommended Readings
Offerings Here

San Diego Museum of Art Museum-generated lesson plans:  Online

European Art. Still Life. Art of East Asia. Visualizing Music. Rhythms in Color-form Vibrations. Exploration of Abstraction. Garden of Activities. 

Offerings Here

National Gallery of Art Smithsonian: Online

Explore the Collection Download open source of 51,000 artworks

Guided meditations: Artful Moments for Frontline Workers

Mindful Looking
Virtual Tours
: Degas at the Opera

Virtual Tours: Raphael and his Circle
Virtual Tours: True to Nature  open-air painting in the 18th and 19th century

Audio and Visual
Family Interactives

Offerings Here

LACMA: Online

Watch: Short Films, exhibition walkthroughs, and documentaries

Learn: Online courses, lectures and teaching resources

Listen: Curated audio soundtracks, compositions, and live recordings
Read: Articles, interviews, and exhibition catalogues

Browse: artworks from LACMA permanent collection

Offerings Here

The Broad: Online
Infinite Drone series

Up Close Curator Talks

Interplay: Poetry and Art series

Family Workshops at Home
Offerings Here

Norton Simon: ALL Norton Simon ONLINE Offerings Here

Some listings here:
Quick Podcast: Raphael: Featured 500th anniversary of  Madonna and Child with Book
Lecture: Not your Parents' Norton Simon Museum-Or is It?

Lecture: Fashioning the Feminine in 18th Century France: Dress, Desire and Domesticity
Lecture: Female Models in the "Century of Women"  Chardin, Boucher and  Greuze

Performance: fate and the Heroine: Dido, Queen of Carthage
View: Romanelli"s Dido and Aetneas Cartoons
Lecture: Feminine Mystique on Renaissance Venice

Lecture: Love at First Sight: Romanelli's Dido and Aeneas Tapestry Suite

View: Pillars from the Bharhut Stupa Railing

Lecture: New York to Paris and Back again Thrice

Quick Podcast: Toulouse-Lautrec's At the Cirque Fernando, Rider on a White Horse
Quick Podcast: Line and Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly

Lecture: Robber Baron Collectors of the Gilded Age: Morgan, Frick, De Young

Lecture: Beyond the Pale: The Radical Realism of Degas’s “Little Dancer”

Quick Podcast: Guercino's Aldrovandi Dog

Lecture: Understanding Rembrandt at the National Gallery: A Conservator’s View

Lecture: Dan Flavin: Maximalism

Lecture: Degas, Drawing and the Question of Dimension

Lecture: Rembrandt and the Lure of the Renaissance

Taking Shape: Degas's Modèle Bronzes

Lecture: Being Born into the Next World: Egyptian Mummies and their Coffins

Examining Giovanni di Paolo's Branchini Madonna

Lecture: Galka Scheyer: Patron Saint of Modernism in the SF Bay Area, 1925–1933

Lecture: Dear Little Tornado: Galka Scheyer in Hollywood

Lecture: Galka Scheyer: Enterprising Prophetess of the Blue Four

The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection

Lecture: From Unrecognized Genius to Global Icon: Vincent van Gogh Then and Now

Lecture: Conversing with the Masters: Variation as an Artistic Process in Picasso’s Work

Lecture: Van Gogh's "Bedrooms": Making and Meaning

Lecture: New Light on an Old Masterpiece: Théodore Rousseau’s “Morning Effect"


Art Prof: free, online educational online art courses, online critiques: Art Prof

Useful tool for figure studies: Posemaniacs

Online Art GalleryWikiGallery



The Fallbrook Art Association: monthly shows. Downtown Fallbrook, 127 N. Main Ave.

The Oceanside Museum of Art: Plein Air Paint Out:

First Sundays 9-12. Each non-instructed event is held at a different location. Follow OMA @oceansidemuseum on Instagram and Facebook for location & event updates.

OMA Alliance and NCSFA members free of charge.

The Oceanside Museum of Art: Coffee and Conversation:

First Sundays 12:00-2:00. 704 Pier View Way Oceanside.

Casual mingling and networking over drinks and snacks for artists to informed about the North County/greater San Diego arts community, arts organizations, and other resources. No reservations necessary.

OMA Alliance and NCSFA members free of charge.

Second Chance Brewery: Art show opportunities:

Email a request with your name, contact information and photo samples of your work to display to: Virginia E. Morrison Esq., 15378 Avenue of Science #222, San Diego, CA Website

Ramona Art Guild: Ramona Library Quarterly Juried Show
Must be Ramona or Julian residents. Website

NCSFA Membership: Renew or join now: your NCSFA membership until May 31, 2021. Your membership helps support the local arts with NCSFA's wide variety of programs, including this website. New membership or renewal

Fallbrook Art Center: 103 S. Main, Fallbrook. Exhibit Opportunities

La Jolla Art Association: La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla. 

LJAA Info and Exhibit Opportunities 

City of Encinitas Arts: 56 exhibit opportunities in three civic galleries:

Civic Center, Encinitas Library, Encinitas Community Center. Deadline to Apply: September 15 for the upcoming calendar year. Exhibit lengths are 6-8 weeks. No gallery commission. Your exhibit is promoted via the Encinitas Arts & Events Calendar and e-Newsletter sent to16,500 subscribers. Onlne PDF application, email up to 10 JPG high res. images.
Artists and Application

Access Arts' Art Deadline: exhibition opportunities:

local and national juried artist competitions, grants, call for submissions, art jobs, art festivals, residencies, fellowships. 

City of San Marcos Gallery: San Marcos Community Center exhibit opportunities:

3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, 92069. Info and Application

San Diego Watercolor Society:
2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105, Building 202, San Diego. Website