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Illusion: The Magic of Motion

How do we see movement in photography? Illusion: The Magic of Motion explores the ways that photography captures motion from still photographs to cinema and beyond. The exhibition will feature historic and contemporary art that shapes how we see motion, as well as have hands-on devices such as phenakistiscopes, thaumatropes, zoetropes to demonstrate how motion can be recreated.

Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Jan 18, 2020 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at any of the libraries listed at the bottom of this page or when you stay at a Hilton to enjoy 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums* throughout the month of February.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Take advantage of this annual program to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of!

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Cooking Class and Dinner

Feb 5, 2020

Join Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Thomas Connolly for an exciting cooking demonstration. This class will focus on seasonal winter dishes including Wild Mushroom Casserole, Fennel Pollen Cashew Crusted Lobster Tail and Chai Chocolate Mousse, followed by a three-course dinner with wine pairings. Seating is limited so make sure to reserve your seat by going to MarineRoom.com. 

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Secret Society of Adultologists: Time Machine

Jan 24, 2020

The Secret Society cordially invites you to a 21+ after-hours event, featuring Museum scientists sharing treasures from our collection, craft cocktails, beer, music, food, take-home crafts, art, and, of course, a night at the museum. Come dressed in your time-traveling gear as we blast forwards and backwards through the millennia!

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Stepping Feet - Dave Matthews Tribute

Jan 25, 2020

Stepping Feet is a Dave Matthews tribute band so good that Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band once mistook Mike Myrdal for Dave singing in a hotel lobby. They also routinely cover hits from Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Van Morrison, and the Allman Brothers!

Stepping feet will be joined by: Heavier Things (John Mayer tribute)

Ages: 21+

Genre: Tribute Bands

Doors/Show: 7:00pm / 8:00pm

Tickets: $15 advanced / $17 day of show

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Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020
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Cooking Class and Dinner

Feb 5, 2020
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Secret Society of Adultologists: Time Machine

Jan 24, 2020
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Stepping Feet - Dave Matthews Tribute

Jan 25, 2020
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