News and Events
Wednesday, November 12 - The Museum of Photographic Arts hosted a conversation between MOPA Executive Director Deborah Klochko and Andy Grundberg, an art critic, curator and educator. Grundberg started the evening with insight on the past, present and future of photography, which led into the main topic of discussion: visual literacy. Read more
Tuesday, October 21 - The Museum of Photographic Arts received a 2014 Balboa Park Sustainability Award for the remodel of its Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater. The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership selected MOPA and two other organizations for their sustainability efforts in recent projects. Read more
The Museum of Photographic Arts invited students in grades K-12 across San Diego County to enter lens-based artwork in its Annual Juried Youth Exhibition. This year, participants share what family means in the ninth installment. We Are Family explores the relationships, traditions and emotions of family through photography. View more than 80 student works alongside a selection of complementary standout works from MOPA’s permanent collection.
The photographs in We Are Family were selected by a jury panel, including teaching artist Sarah Reece-Cusey, local photographer and filmmaker Jo Kamimura, photographer and Grossmont College Professor Suda House, and MOPA’s Executive Director Deborah Klochko.
We Are Family is made possible by the generous support of Laura Galinson.
In addition, 23 works from We Are Family will be on view at these extension sites:
Congratulations to the student artists selected to be part of MOPA’s Ninth Annual Youth Exhibition, We Are Family!
The following students’ photographs will be on a monitor display at MOPA as well as the two library extension sites: