Volunteer Spotlight: Briana Wiley

Briana Wiley has spent the last year interning and volunteering with the Museum, first as a Cultural Resources intern and now, a volunteer. Learn more about how she got involved with the Museum! Hi! Please introduce yourself and tell us about your involvement with the...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dania Meza

Since opening in 2018, we have collected over 15,000 postcard secrets in the PostSecret exhibit and at PostSecret Street Team events in the community. The PostSecret Street Team has played a huge role in spreading the word about the exhibit and collecting...

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Learning and Growing, Together

Did you know the San Diego Museum of Man prioritizes Indigenous knowledge and wishes in the care, treatment, and use of cultural resources? This understanding of cultural care can take many forms such as segregating items from each other or ensuring that only certain...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Cardenas

We recently sat down with one of our dedicated volunteers, Nancy Cardenas, to learn more about her time at the Museum. Nancy has spent the last year interning and volunteering with the Museum, first as a Cultural Resources intern and now, a Development department...

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Relax & Unwind with Yoga in the Rotunda

Whether you’re looking to mix up your practice or want to try something new, Yoga in the Rotunda is an affordable yoga class unlike anything in San Diego! Before our doors open, you’ll enjoy a teacher-led, all-levels flow class with modifications in our...

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Museum Receives State and Local Security Grants

We’re honored to announce that we have received a California State Nonprofit Security Grant from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. This significant investment in additional security systems for the Museum is meant to enhance our surveillance capabilities...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Taryn Chiong

Earlier this month, one of our dedicated volunteers, Taryn Chiong, assisted our exhibits team in adding brand-new secrets to the San Diego Secrets section of the PostSecret exhibit. We sat down with her afterward to learn about why she started volunteering...

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What We’re Thankful For

As the year draws to a close, we’re reflecting on what we’re thankful for and the common threads that connect us all. We interviewed staff members from five different departments to ask them what they are thankful for, what their greatest accomplishments...

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Museum Earns Prestigious 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

We have great news to share! For the fifth year in a row, we’ve received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of nonprofits. This is the highest “Exceptional” designation awarded for nonprofits that exceed industry...

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Join our PostSecret Street Team

For over a decade, millions of people from all over the world have been anonymously sharing their secrets with Frank Warren, founder of the community art project, PostSecret. Each postcard submission is a unique work of art handmade by people who needed to share and...

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Museum Awarded the 2018 Secretary’s Award for Excellence

We’re honored to announce the Museum was recently awarded the 2018 Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Museum Sustainability by the California Association of Museums and the California Natural Resources Agency. This award, in particular, recognizes museums that have...

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