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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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Events to check out

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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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SDMA 360: A Virtual Gallery Experience

San Diego Museum of Art
Dec 17, 2020 - ongoing

 Step inside The San Diego Museum of Art galleries from anywhere and at any time with a new 360-degree virtual interactive tour. Enjoy 360-degree views of your favorite galleries, zoom in to see...

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Virtual Tours

San Diego Museum of Art
Dec 17, 2020 - ongoing

Go behind the scenes with The San Diego Museum of Art docents and learn incredible details about a variety of works in the Museum collection. Each tour is live via Zoom and lasts approximately 50...

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Virtual SDMA+ DISCO RIOT: Masters of Photography

San Diego Museum of Art
Mar 9, 2021

Experience the stunning juxtaposition of art and dance in this moving solo modern dance performance inspired by works in the Masters of Photography exhibition. The dance will be performed by Guillermo...

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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