Local News Joined Us For Morning Yoga

CBS 8's Ashley Jacobs recently joined us for our one-of-a-kind morning yoga classes taught by YogaOne under the 100-foot grand dome in our rotunda. Check out the video segment here! From meeting new people and practicing yoga, to exploring the Museum before it opens,...

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We’re Keeping Our Doors Open Late For Summer

This summer, the adventure begins at sunset! We’re keeping our doors open late this summer so you can spend more time enjoying our fun exhibits, take stunning sunset tours of the California Tower, and experience the nightlife in Balboa Park. We’ll be open from 10:00...

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How to Live Better with Feathered Friends

Our Public Engagement Manager, Cathy Lee, explores the world of birds and how can live better with these feathered friends with one of our Living with Animals community partners, Free Flight. They will be at the museum for a live demonstration on Saturday, April 29th,...

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Sparking Conversations That Matter

Change starts with a conversation. Whether it’s about how race affects us in our daily lives or how examining a taboo topic can lead to greater understanding of others, we’re striving to spark conversations that matter in our exhibits, programs, tours, and daily...

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Museum Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

We have great news! For the third year in a row we’ve received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most utilized evaluator of non-profits. The news gets better – our incredible rating means we’re the fourth highest-rated museum in...

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Museum Earns Highest LEED Certification in Balboa Park

We’re thrilled to announce the Museum was recently awarded the prestigious LEED Gold® certification by the Green Building Certification Institute, the certifying body of the U.S. Green Building Council®, making us the highest ranked LEED-certified building in Balboa...

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Yoga in the Rotunda

Breathe in, breathe out with us every second and fourth Saturday of the month at our morning yoga classes! These all-levels classes take place under the Museum’s grand dome among our many exhibits, and are designed to foster a positive, non-competitive environment,...

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San Diego Museum of Humankind

Dear friends, Today we choose to be known as the San Diego Museum of Humankind in honor of important topics brought to the foreground of national discourse during this election. Anthropologist Ruth Benedict wrote that the purpose of anthropology is to make the world...

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Last Chance to See the Human Lab and Time Tunnel!

Making way for a new exhibit sometimes means having to say farewell to some old favorites. In preparation of installing our next big exhibit, Living with Animals, which opens in March 2017, the Human Lab and Time Tunnel portions of the Footsteps Through Time exhibit...

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My Definition of an Artist

Our Public Engagement Manager, Cathy Lee, explores the meaning of art with Lead Security Officer and artist, Samantha Darling, who is a featured artist at Art Crawl on Thursday, October 20th, from 6-8 p.m. "Are you a history museum or an art museum” is something I...

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Our Support of the Plaza de Panama Project

As you may have heard, the San Diego Museum of Man joined Mayor Kevin Faulconer, our fellow Balboa Park cultural institutions, and dozens of civic and cultural leaders to applaud the renewed efforts to remove cars from the center of our beloved Balboa Park. We are...

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