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Multi-year Balboa Park Calendar

Events ending in 2014 (sorted by end-date)

 

Now thru June 1, 2014
EXPLOR-O-RAMA
Interactive exhibits from San Francisco’s Exploratorium.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

March 15  - July 8, 2014
Alfredo Jaar: Muxima
A cinematic elegy to the people of Angola
The San Diego Museum of Art

July 14, 2012-July 14, 2014
Instruments of Torture
Thumbscrews. The Breast-Ripper. The Iron Maiden. How could human beings have fashioned these monstrosities of metal? Is torture caused by bad people - or bad circumstances? Why is torture still alive and well today? See the devices, learn the truth, and discover how to break the cycle. 
San Diego Museum of Man

August 24, 2013 - August 24, 2014
BEERology
Ancient Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and others each perfected the brewing arts in interesting, and even strange, ways. Beer-loving headhunters from the Amazon, for example, did the amazing trick of chewing poisonous cassava root so it could become a drinkable beer. Learn fascinating stories and see phenomenal artifacts that reveal the links between beer and culture.
San Diego Museum of Man

February 8 - September 1, 2014
Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship
National Geographic’s Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship features more than 200 artifacts recovered from the ocean floor. 
Real Pirates tells the true story of the Whydah—a real pirate ship that sank off the coast of Cape Cod nearly 300 years ago—and showcases treasure chests of coins and gold, jewelry, weaponry such as cannons, pistols, and knives and a replica of the actual ship that visitors can board.
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March 29 - September 9, 2014
Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain
The first museum exhibition dedicated to the Spanish paintings of Robert Henri (1865-1929), one of the most influential American artists of the early twentieth century.The exhibition consists of more than 40 major paintings borrowed from important museum and private collections around the country
The San Diego Museum of Art

 

Events ending in 2015 (sorted by end-date)

October 11, 2014 - April 26, 2015
The Discovery of King Tut
Exhibition re-creates one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th-century - finding the lost tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter. Utilizing more than 1,000 reproductions of the treasures discovered in the undisturbed tomb, the exhibition provides not only the experience of entering the burial chamber for the first time, but also of 18th-dynasty Egyptian history.
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