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San Diego Museum of Art

Located in the heart of Balboa Park

Providing a rich and diverse cultural experience, The San Diego Museum of Art houses the world’s finest art in America’s Finest City. Located in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum’s nationally renowned collections include Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings including the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Indian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures. At The San Diego Museum of Art, exhibition text is always in English and Spanish.

1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 232-7931
info@sdmart.org

Hours

Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 PM
Monday
Tuesday
Thursday and Saturday:
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday: Closed

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San Diego Museum of Art
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020

The San Diego Museum of Art houses some of the world’s finest art. Located in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum’s internationally renowned collection of more than 20,000...

Events to check out

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Masterpiece Minute

San Diego Museum of Art
Jun 4, 2020 - ongoing

This 60-second weekly podcast series shares the fascinating story, historical context, and significance behind important works in The San Diego Museum of Art collection.

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Virtual SDMA+

San Diego Museum of Art
Jun 9, 2020 - ongoing

Virtual SDMA+ are unique online experiences offered by The San Diego Museum of Art in collaboration with other local arts institutions to inspire a robust appreciation of the arts and a deeper...

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Mary Ellen Marks: Twins

San Diego Museum of Art
Oct 7, 2020 - ongoing

On View: September 11, 2020 – March 7, 2021 Mary Ellen Mark (1940–2015) captured a captivating series a large-format Polaroid camera of twins and multiples at the annual Twins Days...

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Rembrandt and Printmaking in the Netherlands

San Diego Museum of Art
Oct 7, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021

(On View: September 4, 2020 – January 3, 2021) The San Diego Museum of Art shares the extraordinary artistic accomplishment of 17th-century painters and printmakers from the Dutch...

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Art of Elan concerts

San Diego Museum of Art
Nov 10, 2020

Art of Elan returns to The San Diego Museum of Art with their 14th season, titled Transformations. The Art of Elan concert series aims to bring the excitement of classical music to diverse audiences...

About The San Diego Museum of Art:

  • Located in the heart of Balboa Park, just minutes from downtown San Diego
  • The region's oldest, largest, and most visited art museum
  • Best known for its Spanish and Italian Old Masters
  • A broad collection of European, American, Latin American, and Asian art
  • Regularly featuring major traveling exhibitions from around the world

Not to Miss:

  • Exhibitions open monthly
  • Daily docent and audio tours offer further insight into works on view
  • Stay for lunch or at Panama 66 and enjoy live music
  • Shop at the Museum Store: the only gallery where you can touch and take home.
  • Spend an evening at the Museum: Galleries are open till 8:00 PM every Friday

More Information

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

About The San Diego Museum of Art:

  • Located in the heart of Balboa Park, just minutes from downtown San Diego
  • The region's oldest, largest, and most visited art museum
  • Best known for its Spanish and Italian Old Masters
  • A broad collection of European, American, Latin American, and Asian art
  • Regularly featuring major traveling exhibitions from around the world
  • Visit the Musueum website for up-to-date exhibition information

Not to Miss:

  • Exhibitions open monthly
  • Daily docent and audio tours offer further insight into works on view
  • Stay for lunch or at Panama 66 and enjoy live music
  • Shop at the Museum Store: the only gallery where you can touch and take home.
  • Spend an evening at the Museum: Galleries are open till 8:00 PM every Friday
  • Celebrate at quarterly Culture & Cocktails or annual Art Alive Celebration

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants

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