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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.

Neighborhood: Downtown

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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Events to check out

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SDMA + THE SAN DIEGO OPERA:

San Diego Museum of Art
Jul 19, 2019

Experience the beautiful juxtaposition of art and music with a night of Art After Hours performances by singers from the San Diego Opera inspired by the Museum’s exhibition Art and Empire:...

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CULTURE & COCKTAILS:

San Diego Museum of Art
Jul 25, 2019

The Museum celebrates Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain with the popular sundown series, Culture & Cocktails. This is a 21+ event. IDs will be checked at the door.

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ON THE STEPS AT SDMA:

San Diego Museum of Art
Jul 26, 2019

Celebrate the Museum’s summer exhibition Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain with this community event highlighting Spanish arts and culture. The Museum will offer free admission,...

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FILM SCREENING: VOLVER

San Diego Museum of Art
Jul 26, 2019

Resourceful single mother Raimunda already has enough on her hands—a young daughter, a burgeoning business, and a pesky corpse hidden in a freezer chest—when her recently deceased mother...

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SDMA + THE SAN DIEGO BALLET:

San Diego Museum of Art
Aug 2, 2019

Join the San Diego Ballet for a night of special Art After Hours series of pop-up performances celebrating the Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain. Dancers will perform a program of duets and...

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BACC LECTURE:

San Diego Museum of Art
Aug 23, 2019

Join Dr. Michael Brown, Curator of European Art at SDMA, and Alexis Miller, Chief Conservator of Paintings at the Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC), for an in-depth discussion of the process that...

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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