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San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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619-239-2001
museumofman@museumofman.org

Date & Time

Mar 11, 2017 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Price

Exhibit free with general admission.

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Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Aug 19, 2017

Join aquarium naturalists and visit leopard sharks in their underwater home off the La Jolla Coast. Pick up snorkel tips as you discover the abundant variety of animals that make their homes among the kelp, sandy bottom, and rocks. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10+ (minors must also be accompanied by a paid adult). Pre-purchase is required. Tickets are $30 for the Public and $25 for Birch Aquarium Members. Please note, shark snorkels does not meet at Birch Aquarium. Shark snorkels occur from July through September. See our website for a list of dates. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

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TRAPPINGS

May 26 - ongoing

Pulled from the Museum's permanent collection and private lenders, this original exhibition will highlight classic horse figures and accoutrement of Asia and Europe; clay and wood horses of India; and artifacts of U.S., Native American and Mexican horse culture. Trappings for bullocks from Afghanistan to Indonesia, and camel trappings from Asia and the Middle East will also be shown, including a group of Iranian saddlebags.

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Kanban

Apr 15 - ongoing

A fusion of art, design and commerce, kanban refers to traditional signs that Japanese merchants displayed to advertise and give identity and expression to their shops. From carved scenes of carp climbing waterfalls to images of seductive courtesans with painted faces, "Kanban" provides a rare opportunity to figuratively walk and shop the streets of Japan.

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American and European Folk Art

Jun 27 - Aug 20, 2017

This exhibition is dedicated to nearly three centuries of American and European folk art from the Museum's collection, with many artworks on view for the very first time. Colorful quilts, whimsical whirligigs, baskets and decorative boxes will be showcased along with curious objects, such as a carnival knockdown figure, Victorian tenth-anniversary tin, and sailors' love tokens - all created by unknown makers. Figurative sculptural objects will also be on view, including works by Felipe Archuleta, Gerard Cambon and Beatrice Wood, in addition to baskets and ceramic vessels, a carved and painted wood barber pole and needlepoint samplers.

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Events

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Aug 19, 2017
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TRAPPINGS

May 26 - ongoing
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Kanban

Apr 15 - ongoing
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American and European Folk Art

Jun 27 - Aug 20, 2017
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