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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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Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019

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...

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Screen on the Green: Black Orpheus

San Diego Museum of Art
Aug 22, 2019

The Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is brought vividly to life amidst the spectacle, color, and music of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival. Free-spirited trolley driver Orfeu falls for the lovely...

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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...

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Screen on the Green: Dracula

San Diego Museum of Art
Aug 29, 2019

Shot after-hours on the same sets as its better-known English counterpart, the Spanish-language Drácula boasts flamboyant cinematography, moody atmosphere, and intense performances—which...

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Opening Celebration for Black Life

San Diego Museum of Art
Aug 30, 2019

Enjoy free admission to our opening celebration inside Gallery 14/15. Take this opportunity to celebrate the opening of the extraordinary new exhibition Black Life: Images of Resistance and...

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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