Back in action.

Here at The Studio Door, we’re committed to showcasing visual arts. Our calling is to create opportunities for San Diego’s dedicated artists as well as bring much needed attention to the region’s place in the larger arts community.

With the 2019 opening of our new storefront in Hillcrest, we bring you a curated selection of new programming to engage in the arts.  Look for the launch of these programs over the course of the year.

Uptown After Hours – This evening series gives you access to the gallery where you will experience special musical performances, hands-on art demonstrations and insightful talks by the regions emerging artists. Signature drinks and artisanal appetizers round out the exceptional night.

Inside the Artist Studio Tours – Get some culture and have some fun. Starting with coffee and muffins at The Studio Door, you will set off on a one-day tour of San Diego’s art spaces, galleries and exhibitions. Every tour is a one-of-a-kind experience with artists and curators to help you explore our contemporary arts scene.

Young Arts Patrons Ice Cream Social – The Studio Door is mentoring under 40 arts patrons and philanthropists who are interested in becoming informed donors and have a desire to forge lasting relationships with next generation artists. Young Arts Patrons collectively decide how to discover, support and collect emerging artists before they break.

Creative InnerView – Art Guide San Diego, Dusty Dawn Productions and The Studio Door are launching a season of arts interviews with support from artists Holly Jane Sutor and Chris Smith.. The series launched in February showcasing San Diego creatives working in different aspects of arts and culture.  Watch the current season on Youtube now.

Hillcrest Art Stumble – Artists, organizations and businesses in Hillcrest are celebrating the arts with the premiere of this community program.  Depending upon the success of the program it will return monthly or quarterly throughout 2019.

You can also expect the return of our regular line up of quality programs:

  • Regional and national exhibitions, including 50 To Watch and The Crow Show
  • Professional development courses for Artists, featuring the hands-on Art to Market Lab
  • Community collaborations highlighting the regions best artists, highlighting the annual Business of Art Scholarship, and
  • Special programs developed by our working studio artists