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Spanish Village Art Center

1770 Village Pl
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 233-9050
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Region: Downtown Hours of Operation: Daily: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Spanish Village Art Center

Support - Collect - Be Inspired

The artists at Spanish Village invite you to stroll through our historic studios and colorful courtyard to enjoy an afternoon of art! We are a community of over 250 artists from the San Diego area. These working studios enable visitors to meet the artists, see demonstrations of art being created and enjoy our unique Spanish Village atmosphere.

Free admission to 37 working artist studios/galleries who host over two hundred independently juried local painters, sculptors, metalsmiths, jewelry designers, clay artists, gourd artists, photographers, printmakers, fiber artists, basket makers, mixed-media artists, glass artists, enamel artists and many more arts. Home to The San Diego Potters' Guild, Art Glass Guild of San Diego, Sculptors Guild, Enamel Guild, Southwestern Artist Association and the San Diego Woodcarvers Guild. Our courtyard has a variety of artists setup daily with live music on the weekends.  

Enjoy our many art festivals and pictures with Santa for Balboa Park's "December Nights" event the first Friday and Saturday of December. Please visit our website for other coming events and classes. 

Support local artists, start a new fine art and contemporary American crafts collection, and become inspired. We are located in Balboa Park between the San Diego Zoo and The Natural History Museum.

About Us:

  • Free admission
  • Visit 37 working studios and colorful courtyard
  • Over 200 juried local artists
  • Home to Gallery 21 with rotating art exhibits


  • Classes available for adults and children
  • Summer Art Camps
  • Annual Glass and Potters' Guild Show & Sales
  • Artists demonstrating daily
  • Live music on the weekends

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly