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Forging Territories:

Queer Afro and Latinx Contemporary Art

FORGING TERRITORIES features African-American and Latinx members of the LGBTQ community pioneering in a frequently inhospitable land. It presents artists engaged in cultural storytelling that describes themselves, their friends, and their environments in striking visual ways. It is an exhibition that combines established and emerging artists with a shared queer history.

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Jun 29 - ongoing
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price

$0-$5

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Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Nov 27, 2021

Popular Pirate Performance BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure Returns To Maritime Museum of San Diego for the holidays!

Guests will set out to San Diego Bay aboard the galleon replica San Salvador for unforgettable pirate theatrics.

The perfect treat for out-of-town visitors and relatives visiting for the season.

This hilarious interactive 90-minute show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills. 

Choose from two show times, ship boarding times are 10:30am or 12:45pm (please check-in 15~30 minutes before)
Sails are not set for BOARDED

 

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The Whaley House Reopens!

Oct 14, 2021 - ongoing

Old Town Trolley Tours has been chosen by the County of San Diego to operate and manage the famous Whaley House. Come discover what many believe to be the most haunted house in America! Overwhelmingly praised as the first of its kind and the finest home in Southern California, the Whaley House was a central pillar of the 19th Century Old Town community. Besides being the Whaley family home, it was also San Diego’s first commercial theater, the county courthouse, and a general store. The legendary Whaley House is widely regarded as one of the most iconic landmarks in San Diego. From its rich Greek Revival architecture style and authentic decor to its mysterious past and unrivaled haunted pedigree, it’s no wonder this home attracts visitors from all over the world!

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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Jun 10 - ongoing

Launched in 1914 to her removal from regular service in 1996, Pilot enjoyed an active career as San Diego’s chief pilot craft – assisting almost every one of the thousands of major commercial ships to enter or leave the bay during that time. Restored by the Maritime Museum of San Diego and relaunched in 2002, Pilot provides visitors with an educational tour of our Bay. The 45-minute Bay sightseeing tour takes guests out on the water in a large loop first heading toward North Island and the Aircraft Carriers, then stopping at buoy 22. Guests will then head just under Coronado Bridge and make a port (left) turn around one of the bridge pillars. The vessels then heads back towards the Maritime Museum along the downtown side of the waterfront.  Several attractions will be highlighted along the way as guests enjoy the fresh air and view.

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New Insights from the Nathan Harrison Project

Oct 21, 2021

The 2021 summer field season at the Nathan Harrison site produced multiple stunning discoveries that furthered understanding into the life and legend of Palomar pioneer Nathan Harrison. San Diego State University professor and project director Seth Mallios will offer an overview of the field project, discuss the current San Diego History Center exhibit, and detail the site’s most recent finds. A single spectacular find from the midden answered one of the biggest debates regarding Harrison’s personal life.

This event will be held on Zoom. Ticket purchases of $40 and over will receive a signed copy of Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer: Nathan Harrison and the Historical Archaeology of Legend by Dr. Seth Mallios.

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Events

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Nov 27, 2021
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The Whaley House Reopens!

Oct 14, 2021 - ongoing
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$10 Historic Bay Cruise w/general admission!

Jun 10 - ongoing
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New Insights from the Nathan Harrison Project

Oct 21, 2021
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