The new Del Mar Art Walk, an easy 1-mile stroll, features the five artworks in the Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, other artworks in the City’s permanent art collection, and the Del Mar Plaza’s public art collection.

Del Mar’s New Outdoor Sculpture Program

The Del Mar Foundation is pleased to be partnering with the City of Del Mar and its Arts Advisory Committee to bring contemporary art to five highly visible locations in Del Mar’s downtown area for public display for 23 months beginning on September 28, 2021. All five of the sculptures in the Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit are for sale. Click here (or button below) to learn more about these pieces and the artists who created them, as well as the outdoor sculpture exhibit and the Del Mar Foundation’s history of supporting public arts programs.

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Join us for the Del Mar Foundation’s Annual

 fabulous and free


October 30th, 11:30am

Powerhouse Park

Medals awarded for best costume in a variety of categories.

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The Cultural Arts Committee of
Del Mar Foundation presents

The Peter Sprague Group featuring Rebecca Jade:

Circling Back to Del Mar

November 5th, 7:30pm

Town Hall

Danny Green – piano
Tripp Sprague – sax and flute
Duncan Moore – drums
Justin Grinnell – bass

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Upcoming Events

Halloween Dog Parade

October 30 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Peter Sprague: Circling Back to Del Mar

November 5 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

First Thursdays, October 2021

Hausmann Quartet

San Dieguito River Park

Ranger Station Open House

Outdoor Sculpture Program

Artists’ Reception

Who We Are

Founded in 1982, the Del Mar Foundation is Del Mar’s community foundation and its oldest 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We sponsor a wide range of programs and events, make community grants, and manage over $5 million in endowment funds to benefit Del Mar and the San Dieguito Lagoon. Our mission: to promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parklands, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar. As we work to inform and inspire the Del Mar community, we welcome your participation and support.