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Drop-In Makerspace

Our drop-in making activities allow guests to create, problem solve, develop skills, and learn principles of science, engineering, technology, arts, and math in a creative, project based, hands-on setting. Activities are designed to encourage fans of all ages to explore, design, experiment, and build.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Dates and times are subject to change.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Comic-Con Museum
2131 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Dec 7 - Dec 31, 2023
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates & times are subject to change.
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

Makerspace is included in admission price

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Getting there

2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

Parking
Free parking is available near the museum and throughout Balboa Park. The closest Balboa Park parking lots to the Museum are the Pan American Plaza Lot and the Federal Lot. However, the use of public transportation or ride shares is strongly encouraged.

Public Transportation
There are two primary bus routes to Balboa Park, Route 120 and Route 7.

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Events|

The Shop Presents: Ezra Brown x 5&A Dime Release

Apr 14, 2024

Description: Join us on Free Second Sunday, April 14 to celebrate the launch of an exclusive limited-edition tote bag, hat, and print collaboration created by local artist Ezra Brown, local clothing store 5&A Dime, and The Shop at MCASD. Meet the creators behind this collaboration and view a selection of works from Ezra Brown.

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Jewelry Reception

Jun 6, 2024

In collaboration with SNAG’s (Society of North American Goldsmiths) 51st Conference happening in San Diego this year, Sparks Gallery is hosting a showcase of jewelry.

Do you have a piece of jewelry that holds a special place in your heart? Share its story with us! 

Whether it’s a family heirloom passed down through generations, a token of love and friendship, or something that marks a significant moment in your life, we want to hear about it. Selected stories and jewelry will be modeled by YOU and photographed on you in a community exhibition at our gallery on June 6th, from 5-8pm. This is a free, one day show. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Submissions can be emailed to natalie@sparksgallery.com by 11:59 pm on May 1st, 2024.

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Deep Sky Documentary

Apr 5 - ongoing

Deep Sky brings the awe-inspiring images captured by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JSWT) to IMAX®—a journey to the beginning of time and space, to never-before-seen cosmic landscapes, recently discovered exoplanets and planets around other stars.

 

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Book Swap Surprise!

Jan 27 - ongoing

Avid readers, casual book browsers, and reading fans of all ages are invited to join the Museum’s free monthly Book Swap Surprise! To participate, bring a gently used book that deserves a new home and leave with a new-to-you book of your own. 
 
Each book swap will begin with time and supplies to wrap your book and write a brief description or message to its new reader.  
 
How the book swap works: 
Bring a book to add to the exchange.  
Upon arrival, wrap your book and write a brief description from your perspective.  
Engage in facilitated discussion about your books – while keeping the title a surprise! 
Choose a new book to take with you and enjoy. 
 
Free to participate, admission to the Museum is not included. All ages are welcome. RSVP required. Learn more and RSVP online at museumofus.org/blog/book-swap-surprise.

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Events

The Shop Presents: Ezra Brown x 5&A Dime Release

Apr 14, 2024
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Jewelry Reception

Jun 6, 2024
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Deep Sky Documentary

Apr 5 - ongoing
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Book Swap Surprise!

Jan 27 - ongoing
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