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Exhibit-Navajo Code Talkers

Aug 21, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Growing up, young Navajo were told not to speak their language. But as young Marines during World War II, men like Samuel Tsosie Sr. found their words were their mightiest weapons. The Marine Corps recruited Navajo to Camp Elliott (now part of MCAS-Miramar) to develop a code using the Navajo language for combat communications. The Marine Corps deployed the Navajo Code Talkers to the...

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego’s history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty fields the possibility of a great city along the bay. He soon purchased a large plot of land on which he would tirelessly build New Town San Diego, now downtown San Diego, for the next 42 years. The...

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We Are Here/Estamos Aquí

Aug 21, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

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We Are Here/Estamos Aquí features the use of photography as an agent for change and mode of storytelling through images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border. The selection of artwork in the exhibition shares individual experiences, explores the impact of crossing, and investigates the ways the cultures of Mexico and the U.S. are shaped by their proximity to one...

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Exhibition: minis / A Group Show

Aug 21, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017

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Exhibition: Minis / A Group Show Opening Reception: Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 6PM TO 9PM FREE EVENT but RSVP is required for the opening reception via sparksgallery.com/exhibitions/exhibition-minis-a-group-show#rsvp // Exhibition on view JUNE 17 – SEPT 24, 2017 An exhibition of “minis” will be presented in sizes 10×10 inches or smaller in our new group show. All works priced at $200...

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