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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

Event

Culture & Cocktails: Legends and Voyages

San Diego Museum of Art
Feb 21, 2019

The DJ spins, exotic beverages flow, and artworks dazzle at this popular sundown series celebrating the newly installed works of art by José María Sert depicting the adventures of Sinbad...

Event

On the Steps at SDMA:

San Diego Museum of Art
Mar 15, 2019

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Asian Arts collections during the Museum’s On the Steps event! Enjoy FREE Museum admission from 5:00–8:00 p.m., plus artmaking...

Event

Portraits in Jazz:

San Diego Museum of Art
Mar 30, 2019

Join San Diego jazz icon Gilbert Castellanos and featured guest Sarah McKenzie at Portraits In Jazz! The Australian-born, Paris-based jazz pianist and singer is poised to join the rarefied air...

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Art Alive 2019

San Diego Museum of Art
Apr 12 - Apr 14, 2019

Spring in San Diego means Art Alive at the San Diego Museum of Art. Art Alive celebrates it’s 38th year and the stunning works of art on display in the Museum with more than 100 floral...

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BLOOM BASH 2019

San Diego Museum of Art
Apr 12, 2019

BLOOM BASH is the high voltage celebration to kick off Art Alive 2019—attracting the community’s trendsetters & late-night revelers. With food & cocktails, art installations &...

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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