Attend Art San Diego
Explore an amazing array of contemporary and modern art at Art San Diego, taking place at the San Diego Convention Center located along the beautiful waterfront setting of San Diego Bay. Entering its second decade this fall, Art San Diego is unique in bringing exceptional artwork from local, national, and international galleries together alongside outstanding show programming, live entertainment, and other exclusive events.
Returning for 2019 is the [SOLO] Project, a special section featuring a curated selection of leading independent artists, and the Access to Art program, including IMPACT Night, an exclusive VIP preview reception that benefits our local nonprofit partners.
Show Hours & Location
SHOW HOURS & LOCATION
October 10–13, 2019
IMPACT NIGHT: AN EXCLUSIVE VIP PREVIEW
Thursday, October 10 | 5–9 P.M.
By Invitation Only
COLLECTORS’ OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
Friday, October 11 | 6–9 P.M.
GENERAL ADMISSION HOURS
Friday, October 11 | 1–5:30 P.M.
Saturday, October 12 | 12–8 P.M.
Sunday, October 13 | 12–5 P.M.
Parking: $15 to $20 per vehicle per day with no in/out privileges
Your ticket counts! A portion of ticket revenue will support the Art San Diego 2019 Access to Art nonprofit partners, each making an amazing contribution to the San Diego community.
Show Frequently Asked Questions
Are children allowed?
Yes, children of all ages are allowed, and those 15 and under receive free admission. However, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and no strollers are permitted. Oh, and please remind your little ones to never touch the art.
I’ll be sightseeing in San Diego before coming to the show. Can I bring my backpack?
For your safety, large bags will not be permitted in the event. Please do not bring suitcases, folding bicycles, scooters, or any items bigger than a handbag or laptop bag.
My dog is super cute and never barks. She can even fit in my purse. Can I please bring her in?
We love pets, too! However, only ADA-certified service dogs assisting handicapped or disabled individuals are permitted inside the venue.
Can I take pictures of the artwork?
Photography of the artwork is only allowed with the exhibitor’s permission.
Who is that guy taking my picture?
Press and promotional photography and filming are taking place during the show. Attendance at the fair implies permission for your image to be used for non-commercial purposes (including media reports).
Can I bring my vape pen?
Smoking or vaping is not permitted on the show premises.
The 10th-anniversary celebration of Art San Diego was an unforgettable experience, featuring world-class art, special events, and live entertainment. Explore the wide range of innovative exhibiting galleries, art dealers, and artists from across the globe, and find your next masterpiece.
On-site private vehicle parking is available at the underground garage located below the San Diego Convention Center. Rates may range from $15 to $20. There are no in and out privileges. Directly across the street from the center, on the corner of Harbor and 8th Avenue, is a 2,000-space parking structure. Off-site parking is available at numerous nearby parking lots and garages in downtown San Diego. Many are within walking distance of the convention center.
The San Diego Convention Center offers four headquarter hotels and nearly 14,000 hotel rooms within walking distance. To ensure your comfort and convenience, we’ve negotiated exclusive discounts at popular local hotels. To save big, book a hotel through onPeak, the official housing partner of Art San Diego.
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San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101