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Timken Museum of Art

Considered one of the great small museums in the world, the Timken houses the world-class Putnam Foundation Collection of European old master paintings, American paintings, and Russian icons. Artists represented include Rembrandt, Rubens, Fragonard, Bierstadt, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, John Singleton Copley, and Eastman Johnson. The Timken's modern, white marble building was designed by San Diego architect Frank Hope, Jr. The museum also hosts special exhibitions. Admission is always free.

Tues. - Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun. 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Closed Monday. Closed major holidays.
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The Timken Museum of Art will display the annual holiday tree featuring the exquisite handcrafted collection of ornaments by local artists Florence and Elizabeth Schlappi. Compared to Fabrege eggs, the intricate ornaments are composed of elaborate designs of delicate beads, cloth, and filigree. 

Visitors can also enjoy a bespoke art installation created by San Diego State University School of Theater, Television, and Film, highlighting the detailed design of holiday treasures.

The Timken is open from 10am-9pm both days. 

Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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