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The San Diego Museum of Art

As the region's oldest and largest art museum, the San Diego Museum of Art's renowned holdings include a fine selection of European old masters, 19th and 20th century American art, an encyclopedic Asian collection, and growing collections of contemporary and Latin American art. In addition, the museum presents major art exhibitions from around the world, as well as an extensive schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs.

Hours: Mon., Tue., Thurs., Fri.*, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. April 22 through Labor Day "Art After Hours" open until 8pm. Closed Wednesday
(619) 232-7931
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Families love investigating the Museum’s collections with the bilingual “Private Eye Gallery Cards” and lunching in the museum café that features a child’s menu and art-activity place mats. Once every three months the Museum presents a free Family Festival with interactive art projects, live entertainment, and free tours of the exhibitions in English and Spanish.

The Museum Store at the San Diego Museum of Art presents the most comprehensive collection of art books in the region. In addition, an exquisite selection of art-inspired jewelry, crafted by both local and international artisans, can be found. Whether you are looking for contemporary home furnishing accents, Asian antique décor, a gift to inspire your child, or a special treat for yourself, The Museum Store carries a carefully selected assortment of one-of-a-kind merchandise. Purchases help fund the San Diego Museum of Art's educational programs and exhibitions. 

Join us for a long-running tradition of concerts in our galleries as we celebrate December Nights in Balboa Park. Performances will range from Renaissance and early music accompanied by traditional costumes and instruments to vocal jazz and pop featuring seasonal favorites.

Closed during the day. Open 5-9pm each evening. 

The San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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