Upcoming Museum of Man Events

Sep 30, 2017

Woof Squad: Dogs of the SDPD

See the hard-working San Diego Police Department K-9 Unit in action! You’ll learn more about all the ways these dogs keep our community safe – from finding people who are missing, tracking down hazardous materials, to connecting with people in ... read more

Oct 4, 2017

Educators’ Fall Preview

Join us on Wednesday, October 4, for an evening of collaborative experiences and resources designed just for educators – all for free! Five institutions in Balboa Park will be opening their doors for educators to explore cross-curricular learning opportunities, participate ... read more

Oct 7, 2017

Maker Faire San Diego 2017 – Day 1

Maker Faire at the San Diego Museum of Man We are thrilled to host makers from our local community during Maker Faire San Diego 2017! For two days San Diego makers will be in our galleries exhibiting their craft, where you’ll ... read more

Oct 7, 2017

Canine Ambassadors

Curious about canines? Come meet the San Diego Humane Society’s Canine Ambassadors! They’ll teach you how to meet a dog safely, say hello, and may even show you a trick  or two. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. ... read more

Oct 8, 2017

Maker Faire San Diego 2017 – Day 2

Maker Faire at the San Diego Museum of Man We are thrilled to host makers from our local community during Maker Faire San Diego 2017! For two days San Diego makers will be exhibiting their craft throughout our galleries, and you’ll ... read more

Oct 14, 2017

Dogs That Serve

Dogs are more than great companions, they can provide life-changing assistance to someone with a disability. See the incredible skills of these talented service dogs in a live demonstration in the rotunda. Dogs That Serve is a Living with Animals ... read more

Oct 15, 2017

The World of Rabbits

Rabbits are known for their fluffy fur and cuddly behavior, but how did this wild animal become our pet? Join the San Diego House Rabbit Society to learn about the history of rabbit domestication and see the natural agility of these ... read more

Oct 19, 2017

Pet Therapy

Rabbits, guinea pigs, and rats may be small, but these therapy animals can changes lives. See and pet small therapy animals who visit people who, for a variety of reasons, aren’t able to experience the joys of pet ownership in ... read more

Oct 20, 2017

Wild Life!

When the sun sets at the Museum of Man, it’s time to let your inner party animal roam free at this animal-themed masquerade experience inspired by our Living with Animals exhibit! At this after-hours event, you’ll don an animal mask ... read more

Oct 21, 2017

Woof Squad: Dogs of the SDPD

See the hard-working San Diego Police Department K-9 Unit in action! You’ll learn more about all the ways these dogs keep our community safe – from finding people who are missing, tracking down hazardous materials, to connecting with people in ... read more

Oct 28, 2017

Batty About Bats

When you think of bats, you might imagine a large black creature from a horror movie. In reality, these little mammals are an important part of our ecosystem and are critical to many food crops. See a native San Diego ... read more

Oct 28, 2017

Bonobos!

We’re going bananas for bonobos! Learn about this endangered and peaceful great ape, who shares 98.7% of their genetic code with us, and conservation efforts to save the species. This Living with Animals program has two, 30-minute presentations at 3:00 ... read more

Oct 29, 2017

Something Wild!

We’re bringing the wilderness to you in this live animal presentation! See wild animals up close and if you’re lucky you may get to touch some of them. Something Wild! is a Living with Animals program and has two, 30-minute ... read more

Nov 9, 2017

Brews and News: Member Mix-Up

Voice of San Diego and the Museum of Man are teaming up for an evening of civic affairs, exploring the human experience, and, of course, beer. Join us for Brews and News: Member Mix-Up on Thursday, November 9, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. ... read more