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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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Art Alive

San Diego Museum of Art
Apr 26 - Apr 29, 2018

Springtime in San Diego means Art Alive at The San Diego Museum of Art. A blaze of color, bright blossoms, and lush foliage—a garden of earthly delights—the Museum blooms again....

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BLOOM BASH

San Diego Museum of Art
Apr 27, 2018

Friday, April 27 7:00 p.m.–midnight A blaze of color, bright blossoms, and lush foliage—a garden of earthly delights—the Museum blooms again. BLOOM BASH is the high-octane opening...

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Art Alive Flower Crown Making Workshop

San Diego Museum of Art
Apr 28, 2018

To top off the weekend of Art Alive, join us for the crowning event! The Museum, in partnership with Native Poppy, offers a workshop of flower crowns, friends and tasty treats. All the tools,...

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Exploring Chinese Textiles & Design with SD Opera

San Diego Museum of Art
May 3, 2018

Join Dr. Diana Chou, Associate Curator of Asian Art, and San Diego Opera Costume Designer Ingrid Helton as they discuss Chinese works on display at the Museum, as well as the process of professional...

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Portraits in Jazz: Salute to West Coast Jazz Sound

San Diego Museum of Art
May 12, 2018

This popular series returns with Gilbert Castellanos and a special lineup of guest musicians performing the best of “West Coast Jazz!” The night features a stellar program of music...

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Art of Elan: Dreaming without Walls

San Diego Museum of Art
May 15, 2018

“Art of Élan’s commitment to collaboration and supporting new work continues this season with the commissioning of Tijuana-based composer and double-bassist Andrés...

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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