The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Opens After Renovations

This report is component of our most recent special segment on Museums, which focuses on new artists, new audiences and new techniques of considering about exhibitions.


SAN DIEGO — The Pacific Ocean surf steadily lapping at the coastline not significantly from the newly renovated and expanded Museum of Up to date Artwork San Diego serves as a metaphor for the successive waves of architecture that have formed the establishment considering the fact that it was founded.

Superior on a bluff in this article in the affluent village of La Jolla, it was founded in 1941 in the Irving Gill-built house of the philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps. The museum — which has had numerous distinctive names more than the several years — was expanded 3 occasions over the decades by the agency then identified as Mosher & Drew, and in 1996 been given a main makeover from the former Venturi, Scott

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