San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Art Located in the heart of Balboa Park, The San Diego Museum of Art brings the world's finest art to America's finest city. Always free for members.
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The Museum’s nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of programs. At The San Diego Museum of Art, exhibition text is always in English and Spanish.

⁣“Two artworks in the museum are especially meaningful to me, and I am always drawn to them and visit each when I visit ...
05/25/2020

⁣“Two artworks in the museum are especially meaningful to me, and I am always drawn to them and visit each when I visit the museum. One is the Bodhisattva Guanyin of the Southern Seas in the Art of East Asia gallery. I recall when there were two Guanyin figures and I also liked seeing both. But I have grown especially fond of this piece and always visit and sit before her for a while to take in her calm beauty.⠀

The other artwork is a painting by Giorgione. The title is Portrait of a Man, 1506. I was drawn to this painting years ago, and even recall when it was away from the gallery for a couple of years, undergoing restoration. I even wrote a poem (somewhat humorous) about this painting. The figure is quite real and seems to be looking right at the viewer.⠀

There are other moments, but these are the ones that came to me today. I consider the SDMA almost a home away from home, where I can be in touch with beauty, history, and provocative thoughts.”⠀

Karen K.⠀
Member since 1988 ⠀⠀
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Share your Member Moment! Take a minute to think 🤔 about your most beloved piece 🖼️ at the Museum 🏛️. Email [email protected] or use the hashtag #SDMAMemberMoments to share 4-6 sentences with us about what your favorite work of art at SDMA means to you!⠀

Featured: "Bodhisattva Guanyin of the Southern Seas," 13th century. Wood. Bequest of Mrs. Cora Timken Burnett. 1957.440. ⠀
Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco). "Portrait of a Man," 1506. Oil on panel. Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam. 1941.100.⠀

#SDMAYourWay #MuseumFromHome #SDMuseumsAtHome #MuseumAtHome #SanDiegoMuseumofArt #BalboaPark #SanDiego #ArtMuseum #SanDiegoMuseum #artofeastasia

⁣Remember and honor all those who gave their lives this Memorial Day. 🇺🇸⠀⠀Featured: Esther Bubley. "Arlington National C...
05/25/2020

⁣Remember and honor all those who gave their lives this Memorial Day. 🇺🇸⠀

Featured: Esther Bubley. "Arlington National Cemetery," 1943. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Wanda and Cam Garner. 2008.165. ⠀




#MemorialDay #ArlingtonNationalCemetery #photography #blackandwhitephotography #SDMAcollection #SDMA #SDMAYourWay #SanDiegoMuseumofArt

⁣This series of five intimate paintings can also be interpreted as Chinese symbols. ⠀⠀Beautifully emerging from the murk...
05/24/2020

⁣This series of five intimate paintings can also be interpreted as Chinese symbols. ⠀

Beautifully emerging from the murky waters, lotuses represent the resilience and purity of the soul. The play of the brushstrokes in these works suggests the vibrancy and flourishing nature of this revered plant which can lie dormant for many years before blossoming.⠀

Featured: Pan Gongkai. "Lotus Pond," 4-2015. Ink and Paper on panel. Gift of the artist. 2015.29.1-5. ⠀

#inkpainting #contemporaryart #figurativeart #abstractart #chineseart #artlovers #SDMAcollection #SDMA #SDMAYourWay #SanDiegoMuseumOfArt #BalboaPark #lotus #lotusflower

⁣Take a moment out of your day to rest and reflect with this #MuseumMomentofZen reminder. 😌⠀⠀How have you been practicin...
05/23/2020

⁣Take a moment out of your day to rest and reflect with this #MuseumMomentofZen reminder. 😌⠀

How have you been practicing #SelfCare this #quarantine? 💞⠀

Featured: Antonio Sotomayor. "Woman Resting," ca. 1947. Watercolor. Museum purchase. 1947.14.⠀

#MuseumAtHome #MuseumFromHome #watercolor #figurativepainting #figurativedrawing #SDMA #SDMAYourWay #SDMAcollection

⁣Let's take a closer look at processions. 🔎🏇🐘🐘🏇⠀⠀Whether carrying gods or royals in ceremonial and military #processions...
05/22/2020

⁣Let's take a closer look at processions. 🔎🏇🐘🐘🏇⠀

Whether carrying gods or royals in ceremonial and military #processions, elephants helped visually reinforce messages of power and nobility to devoted worshippers, loyal subjects, and hostile enemies. ⠀

Join Ladan Akbarnia, #Curator of South Asian and #IslamicArt at the #SanDiegoMuseumofArt for a new 60ish-second mini talk 🎙️ spotlighting a work of art from The Elephant in the Room: #IndianPaintings from the #EdwinBinney 3rd Collection.

Masterpiece Minute Ep. 9: https://bit.ly/36lRK5a⠀

🌟 🎙️ Bonus Episode🎙️ 🌟: Spinning off from Virtual SDMA's Masterpiece Minute Series, Story Time at SDMA features works from The San Diego Museum of Art’s collection through stories told by the children they inspire. Visit our #SDMAatPlay LINK IN BIO to join Luca, a kindergartner in #SanDiego, as he reads a story he wrote about an Indian painting of a blue elephant in the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection.⠀

Story Time at SDMA: https://bit.ly/2TvjaAn


Featured: Indra, mounted on Airavata, proceeding into battle with his army, page from an illustrated manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Tales of the Lord Vishnu), mounted on a detached album folio. India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, ca. 1840. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Edwin Binney 3rd Collection, 1990.1308. ⠀




#ArtPodcast #Podcast #Podcasts #MuseumPodcast #VirtualSDMA #SDMAcollection #SDMA #SanDiegoMuseumofArt #BalboaPark #SDMuseumsAtHome #MuseumAtHome #MuseumFromHome #IndianArt #ElephantArt #ChildrensActivities #PodcastsForKids

05/21/2020
SDMA at Play | Pigments

Learn about pigments, what they are made of, where they come from, and how to use them in this #SDMAatPlay #educational video! 🟡🔷🟥

What would you like to learn more about? 🤔 Comment below!

#pigments #arthistory #medium #arteducation #artlesson #SDMA #SDMAatPlay #SanDiegoMuseumofArt #SDMuseumsAtHome #museumeducation #pigment #howto #mixingpigments #deerskinglue #paintmixing

Consulado General de México en San Diego
05/20/2020

Consulado General de México en San Diego

El fotógrafo de origen alemán Hugo Brehme documentó la vida de México desde 1908. 🇲🇽📸 Testigo de la revolución, eventualmente se dedicó a capturar paisajes. "Popocatépetl de Amecameca" es la pieza de esta semana en nuestra colaboración con San Diego Museum of Art. #MuseosSDenCasa #CulturaEsConexión https://bit.ly/3e5HMr9

DailyArt
05/20/2020

DailyArt

Nadir Shah Afshar was a ruthless warlord of Central Turkic origin and one of the most powerful Shahs of Persia. He was known for his military prowess and has been described as the second Alexander. His devastating attack on Delhi in 1739 was a watershed movement in the Mughal era. Though the Mughal empire had already been waning before the attack, Nadir Shah's victory over the Mughals was a declaration of the decline of the once formidable descendants of Tamerlane and Genghis Khan. Nadir Shah returned to Iran with most of the imperial treasury including the enduring symbol of Mughal power—the Peacock Throne.
✍️ Maya Tola
Learn more:
📖 https://www.getdailyart.com/23329/unknown-artist/nadir-shah-on-the-peacock-throne

🏛 San Diego Museum of Art collection
Nadir Shah on the Peacock Throne by Unknown Artist

With your help, we jumped in on the recreate a work of art from home challenge inspired by Tussen kunst en quarantaine a...
05/20/2020

With your help, we jumped in on the recreate a work of art from home challenge inspired by Tussen kunst en quarantaine and the Getty.⠀

⁣Special thanks 🙏 to all who have submitted in the past and to those who continue to create inspiring and creative interpretations and recreations!

Welcome the Museum into your home with the hashtag #SDMAatHomeChallenge 🏠 for a chance to get featured!⠀

1️⃣ Choose a painting 🖼️ from the #SDMAcollection
2️⃣ Decide what creative props 💡 you could use #AtHome
3️⃣ Take a photo 📷 tag us @sandiegomuseumofart & use #SDMAatHomeChallenge for a chance to be featured!⠀

📸 IG: @minnievalero, @yambaoski & @maribooooo_, @rach2la, @genslersd, @professorquick

Featured:
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. 'Study for Phidias in the "Apotheosis of Homer",' 1827. Oil on canvas mounted on panel. Museum purchase through the Earle W. Grant Endowment Fund. 1974.7.
Robert Henri (AKA Robert Henry Cozad). "Portrait of Mrs. Robert Henri," 1914. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. George Heyneman. 1959.7.
Alice Neel (AKA Alice Hartley Neel). "Portrait of Mildred Myers Oldden," ca. 1937. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Stanley K. Oldden. 1991.98.⠀
Arnold Newman. "Pablo Picasso," 1954. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Lisa Finn. 2007.257.
Belle Baranceanu (AKA Belle Goldschlager). "The Yellow Robe," 1927. Oil on canvas. Gift of the artist. 1979.42.
Howard Hodgkin. "Hotplate," 2008-2010. Oil on wood in artist's frame. Museum purchase with partial funds provided by Gordon J. Brodfuehrer. 2011.1.

#quarantine #quarantinelife #quarantineandchill #museumathome #museumfromhome #arthistory #quarantinechallenge #artmemes #artmeme #reinterpretation #tussenkunstenquarantaine #SDMuseumsAtHome #VirtualSDMA

⁣The Museum wishes you a "Happy Butterfly Day" 🦋 with this colorful Warhol from 1956. ⠀⠀Celebrate #BalboaPark's annual #...
05/19/2020

⁣The Museum wishes you a "Happy Butterfly Day" 🦋 with this colorful Warhol from 1956. ⠀

Celebrate #BalboaPark's annual #ButterflyRelease with us virtually!⠀

Head over to Friends of Balboa Park for an iced hot chocolate 🧊☕ inspired by Andy Warhol and a chance to win a pair of #SDMA tickets 🎫!⠀

Featured: Andy Warhol (AKA Andrew Warhola). "Happy Butterfly Day," ca. 1956. Lithograph. Gift of John A. Osgood. 2006.150.⠀

#SDMA #SDMAYourWay #AndyWarhol #Warhol #contempoaryart #popart #printmaking #butterfly #butterflyart #SDMAcollection #BalboaPark #SanDiego #butterfliesinbalboapark #balboaparkflutters

05/19/2020
ArtStop: Peter Paul Rubens

At the height of his career, #PeterPaulRubens created this #OilSketch on woodpanel for a much larger tapestry completed eight years later. 👼🏽 👨‍🎨

Did you know? The oil sketch and tapestry were reunited for the first time since the #tapestry's creation in 1633 in the #SDMA exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain.

Learn why this work not only provides a glimpse into history 🔎📜 but #Ruben's working technique, in our latest published ArtStop with Michael Brown, Ph.D., #Curator of #EuropeanArt.

ArtStops are 15 minute, staff-led tours of one to three works on view. Museum curators and educators present these brief, yet always enlightening and informative.

We are publishing ArtStops from our archive to provide more educational Museum and art related content as part of our #VirtualSDMA initiative!

Featured: Peter Paul Rubens. "Allegory of Eternity, the Succession of the Popes," 1622-1625. Oil on panel. Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam, 1947; funds for Nazi-era restitution settlement provided by the estate of Walter Fitch III, 2004. 1947.8.

#SDMAcollection #VirtualSDMA #MuseumFromHome #MuseumAtHome #SDMuseumsAtHome #MuseumEducation #ArtEducation #ArtHistory #VirtualFieldTrip #GoldenAge #Baroque #FlemishArt

⁣This #InternationalMuseumDay we celebrate #DiversityAndInclusion and the interconnectedness of cultures as the Museum s...
05/18/2020

⁣This #InternationalMuseumDay we celebrate #DiversityAndInclusion and the interconnectedness of cultures as the Museum strives to represent and serve our diverse #SanDiego #community and visitors from around the world.

The #SDMAcollection highlights works of #art from around the world selected for the many ways in which they illustrate our mission to inspire, educate, and cultivate curiosity through great works of art.

We are proud to offer tours in 10 different languages including sign language making our collection more accessible to the community at large as well as to our international visitors.

The Museum’s recent video installation by contemporary artist Cauleen Smith in response to Spanish #baroque painter Juan Sánchez Cotán showcases her innovative engagement with SDMA’s permanent collection and one of the ways in which SDMA celebrates connections across time, space, culture, and media.

"The Elephant in the Room" explores the revered status of elephants in South Asia as shown in #IndianPaintings from the #EdwinBinney3rdCollection, and the ways in which painting in this vast region reflects the merging of Hindu, Persian, European, and other visual traditions.

Scroll through this brief survey of historic and contemporary works from around the globe and celebrate the perspectives and stories these works of art represent with us!

Featured:
Lalla Essaydi. (Moroccan, b.1958). "Harem #14C," 2009. Chromogenic print mounted to aluminum and protected with Mactac luster laminat. Museum purchase with Art Acquisitions Fund, 2015.5.

Wang Qingsong. (Chinese, b. 1966) "Bath House," 2000. Color photograph. Museum purchase. 2019.18

"Standing Male Figure, Holding Drum on Head," 19th century. Wood. Gift of Valerie Franklin. 2019.27.

Julio Le Parc (AKA Julio Alcides Le Parc). (Argentine, b. 1928). "Article 22," 1984. Pochoir. Gift of Don Pedro Temboury, Consul General of Spain, through the City of San Diego. 1987.13.22.

Rufino Tamayo. (Mexican, 1899 - 1991)"Article 2," 1984. Lithograph. Gift of Don Pedro Temboury, Consul General of Spain, through the City of San Diego. 1987.13.2.

"Mirza Taqi Khan Amir-i Kabir," Iran, 19th century. Ink and opaque watercolor on paper. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney 3rd. 1972.237.

"A mahout driving an elephant through a flowered field,"India, ca. 1690. Opaque watercolor on paper. Edwin Binney 3rd Collection. 1990.907.

#IMD #IMD2020 #MuseumsAtHome #VirtualMuseum #VirtualSDMA #SDMAYourWay #MuseumsAndChill #StayHome #WomenInMuseums #MuseumFromHome

⁣“This is my favorite memory. A fun night at Culture & Cocktails with my dearest friends. Nothing like art and friends.”...
05/18/2020

⁣“This is my favorite memory. A fun night at Culture & Cocktails with my dearest friends. Nothing like art and friends.” ⠀

Jesi B.⠀
Member since 2006⠀

We love to hear what Museum moments 🏛️ and experiences have made a lasting impact with you. Thank you, Jesi for sharing your favorite #SDMA memory! 🍸⠀

In the spirit of this Member Moment inspired by Culture & Cocktails, we're asking you to send us your version! Email [email protected] or tag us using #SDMAMemberMoments to share a photo and story about your number one Culture & Cocktails event as a member and what made it shine.

Start creating your own #SDMAMemberMoments today! Support SDMA by becoming a member. ⠀⠀
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#SDMAYourWay #SanDiegoMuseumofArt #BalboaPark #MuseumofArt #SanDiegoMuseum #SDMACC #cultureandcocktails

The treatment of this work was both technically demanding and tremendously successful. Find out how the #conservators at...
05/17/2020

The treatment of this work was both technically demanding and tremendously successful.

Find out how the #conservators at the Balboa Art Conservation Center basically saved the life of one of our most valuable Northern #Renaissance #prints over on their page. The entire back of this print was adhered to acidic cardboard!

This #engraving work is also a stunning example of #Dürer’s command of the burin (the tool used to gouge lines in the copper plate or wood matrix). For the landscape, he ingeniously re-used a drawing he had made several years earlier, which is of course reversed in the final printed sheet (known as an impression). The geometry and line of the jam-packed townscape provides a balanced contrast to the saint’s contemplative state.

Featured: Albrecht Dürer. "Saint Anthony Reading," 1519. Engraving. Museum purchase. 1947.67

#printmaking #arthistory #artmuseum #artconservation #SDMuseumsAtHome #VirtualSDMA #SDMAcollection #SDMAYourWay

⁣Looking for something to read 📚 this #quarantine? Start with this post on the history of #printmaking.⠀⠀Thought to have...
05/16/2020

⁣Looking for something to read 📚 this #quarantine? Start with this post on the history of #printmaking.⠀

Thought to have been first developed in China around AD 105 following the invention of paper, printmaking methods further evolved through time as a process to create beautiful compositions, multiple impressions of one image, and eventually to serve as an underlying innovation that scientists have adapted to some of the most advanced technological processes of our time.⠀

Printmaking is either a planographic process (printing on a flat surface), or incised as in intaglio. The term intaglio covers #engraving, mezzotint, drypoint, and etching. Etching was an innovation of the 17th century which usually entailed drawing through a thin ground that is painted onto a copper or zinc plate, so that it reveals the metal beneath it. It is then placed in acid which cuts deeper and "etches" lines into that plate.⠀

#Etching was first used in the #MiddleAges by Arabic armories to decorate weapons and handed down through #artists such as Albrecht Dürer, then thoroughly embraced by Rembrandt and Dutch artists in the 17th century. It is now used to produce printed circuit boards which are the backbone technology of the many devices we rely on today, including personal computers, cellphones, and many more applications.⠀

Glossary:⠀
Plate: a thin-gauge flat sheet of zinc or copper⠀

Ground: an acid-resistant coat of varnish or wax⠀

Dauber: The plate is inked with a dauber of pigment wrapped in cheesecloth. The ink is manipulated and caught within the etched lines. (Then it is covered with a sheet of paper and run through a press.)⠀

Bon á tirer: The first few prints are part of the proofing process. When a proof is approved, it is called a "bon á tirer" and all subsequent impressions are compared to it. When a plate is no longer able to create those similar images, it is reworked to create another "state" or the plate is canceled, with a scratch across the surface.⠀

Featured: Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (aka #Goya). "Tu que no puedes" "You Who Cannot," 1797-1798. Etching. Gift of David Keppel. 1926.164. ⠀

#SDMA #SDMAYourWay #MuseumFromHome #ArtHistory

⁣Best known as a founder of #MexicanMuralism 🇲🇽, #DiegoRivera was a key figure in the international movements of the 20t...
05/15/2020

⁣Best known as a founder of #MexicanMuralism 🇲🇽, #DiegoRivera was a key figure in the international movements of the 20th century, having trained in Paris, traveled through Spain and Italy. ⠀

In this work, Rivera not only closely follows the style of #FridaKahlo, but also employs the composition of the centuries-old Mexican tradition of ex-voto or #votive #paintings 🎨, which were made as thank offerings and typically painted on sheets of tin about the same size as this canvas.⠀

What does the inscription say and what is going on in the branches of the tree? Tune in to find out! ⠀

Visit (https://bit.ly/3bu5k7v) for #VirtualSDMA's Masterpiece Minute #Podcast 🎙️ with Doc Brown, #Curator of #EuropeanArt at the #SanDiegoMuseumofArt 🏛️. ⠀

Can you identify any of the paintings 🖼️ in the background of the image of Dr. Moore sitting for Rivera?⠀

Featured: Diego Rivera. "The Hands of Dr. Moore," 1940. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Mrs. E. Clarence Moore. 1970.20.⠀⠀

#exvoto #rivera #frida #painting #MexicanArt #MexicanArtists #murals #muralism #votivepaintings #arthistory #arte #artista

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The Museum’s nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of programs. At The San Diego Museum of Art, exhibition text is always in English and Spanish. Admission is always free for visitors ages 17 & under.

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Virtual Art Alive 2020
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Just an FYI. SDMA is free tonight after 5p.
New project by Danish photographer about ‘the joy of looking at people’
A big thank you to The San Diego Museum of Art for supporting the recent fundraiser for Assistance League of Greater San Diego. Your donation to our silent auction helped make our event a wonderful success.
I am excited to announce Isla Vampira, an immersive theatrical experience in Downtown San Diego this October. ENTER INTO A WORLD WHERE SHIPWRECKED PIRATES MEET THEIR DOOM AT THE HANDS OF INSATIABLE VAMPIRES. As you enter this handcrafted world, complete with actors, performers, otherworldly scenes, and festive Halloween spirit, you will be transported to the shores of Isla Vampira. This party will then continue on in a handful of grottoes, bars, and coves, each with unique temptations. 100% of Isla Vampira’s ticket profits go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To learn more about our event, please visit www.islavampira.com #islavampira2019 Isla Vampira Directed by Fernando Apodaca
Attention! If you are interested in this work of art, it will be auctioned by “Morton Auctions” in Mexico City on Thursday, October 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. If you are interested or know someone who is interested, opt for more information with Ana Segoviano at the phone number: 5552-83-3140 Ext. 3146 Mexico, or email: [email protected] Digital catalog and more information for online auction and from any country at the following link: https://issuu.com/mortonsubastas/docs/cata_logo_digital_13_?fr=sMzRkZTE2MTU3NA To participate remotely you must register 24 hours before the auction. Description: Yan María Yaoyólotl Castro (Mexico 1952 -) Mis Kan’an ú (Clarity on the horizon when the light begins to come out), from the Women series Signed and dated Mex. 91 Gouache on paper 60.5 X 45.5 cm With certificate of authenticity from the Mexican Society of Authors of Plastic Arts, signed by the artist, 2002. Exhibited in “Women in art. Resonance in action ”, shows presented in the Adamo Boari room of the Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts of Mexico City, March 2019. Includes postcard and poster of the exhibition in which the work was published. With label of the National Institute of Fine Arts. She is an outstanding painter, manager and Mexican activist. She was co-founder of important lesbian feminist groups and director of MujerArte A. C., a group that deals with domestic and sexual violence. Currently it protects one of the most complete archives (photographs, posters and documents) of the feminist movements of Mexico. Its name Yaoyólotl was chosen by her and comes from the Mayan verb "Yan": to be / to be, and from Nahualt "yao": heart and "teot": warrior. Source consulted: artist's blog www.yanmaria-yaoyolotl.blogspot.com $ 40,000- $ 60,000 M.N. Catalog page 47 artwork number 49.
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Last March I was in San Diego on a bus tour and spent several hours in Balbo Park. As I love Art, one of my first stops was at the San Diego Art Museum. I came just a little bit after 11 a.m. and was very upset that a free tour already started. But as it turned out it did not start at all as no people came. I asked a person close to the ad for a free tour and he told that I was only one interested in the tour, that we could start late and that I could choose any topic for a tour. I did not have much time and asked for highlights of the collection. I love art and try to go to an Art Museum in every city I visit. I heard lots of lectures and had many tours in different US cities and abroad but never better one than at San Diego Art Museum. The docent Ray Menedus (I hope I remember his name correctly) was both highly knowledgeable and engaging. When we started, I was the only one person in the group. When we finished, we had 6 people from my bus tour and they all were equally impressed with the tour guide. Because of Ray Menedus I will always remember San Diego Art Museum with only one disappointment that I did not have enough time to enjoy the collection and would not be able to participate in his other tours and/or lectures. I would like to say from me and people from my bus tour group my deepest thank you to Ray Menedus for the wonderful tour of the collection highlights. Galina Kogel
Come down every wednesday and hear live music, eat great food, biggest and badest jazz jam in san diego.