2019 Festival Schedule

Medium has the most diverse line up in our history. We will continue adding free events until early October. Join us for four full days of mind-expanding experiences and unforgettable moments at Medium!


Wednesday, October 16

5:00pm - portfolio review check-in opens

7:30pm - informal welcome and Q+a with festival director

Thursday, October 17

7:00am - rise and shine yoga (free!)

8:00am - registration desk opens (until 6:00pm)

9:00am - session #1 - medium review

11:50am - session #2 - medium review

2:40pm - session #3 - medium review

5:00pm - open portfolio walk, session 1 of 2 (mcasd downtown)

5:00pm - exhibition reception with luis gonzález palma (sdsu downtown gallery)

6:30pm - open portfolio walk, session 2 of 2 (mcasd downtown)

Friday, October 18

7:00am - rise and shine yoga (free!)

8:00am - registration desk opens (until 7:00pm)

9:00am - session #1 - medium review

11:50am - session #2 - medium review

12:00pm - tintypes with catherine segura (until 3:00pm)

2:40pm - session #3 - medium review

5:30pm - vip reception

6:00pm - cash bar opens (mississippi room - keynote lecture area)

7:00pm - keynote lecture with luis gonzález palma

8:30pm - book signing with luis gonzález palma

Saturday, October 19

7:00am - rise and shine yoga (free!)

8:00am - registration desk opens (until 7:00pm)

9:30am - second sight award lecture with mariel miranda

10:00am - flash! pop-up shop opens (until 3:00pm)

10:00am - tintypes with catherine segura (until 3:00pm)

11:00am - artist lecture with louie palu

12:00pm - book signing with emily matyas, louie palu, sant khalsa, Bil zelman, jodie hulden, ashly stohl, and meghann riepenhoff

1:30pm - mcasd “an artist’s perspective” lecture with Christina Fernandez

3:00pm - artist lecture with sant khalsa

4:30pm - artist lecture with meghann riepenhoff

6:00pm - size matters exhibition reception (sparks gallery)

6:00pm - northern exposure exhibition reception (you belong here)

Sunday, October 20

8:00am - registration desk opens (until 9:00am)

8:30am - bus departs for tijuana, mx (lafayette hotel)

10:00am - gallery visit and welcome to tijuana

12:00pm - lunch at telefonica gastropub

1:30pm - studio visit in tijuana

3:00pm - gallery visit and walking tour in tijuana

4:30pm - bus departs for u.s. port of entry

6:30pm - anticipated return to lafayette hotel