Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtown Location

1100 Kettner Boulevard San Diego, CA
Max Capacity: 500 people
Located in the heart of San Diego, MCASD Downtown offers the perfect urban setting for the modern couple. Choose from uniquely crafted spaces featuring new media art and design in either our Jacobs Building or adjacent Copley Building. From large social gatherings surrounded by exquisite architecture in our Figi Family Concourse & Farrell Gallery to upscale cocktail and dinner parties on our Woods Family Terrace overlooking San Diego, our Downtown location is the ideal setting for any occasion. We also offer security guards and event coordinators as well as the option to have your guests enjoy guided tours of our internationally recognized galleries. MCASD’s approved caterers are extremely accustomed to working in our event spaces, and along with our event coordinators can advise about how to make your dreams come true in our venues.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major Credit Cards Accepted.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 500
  • Nearest Airport: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 5
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot Off-site
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Year Renovated: 2007
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