Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie Flynn

Our volunteers and interns help advance the Museum’s mission of inspiring human connections by exploring the human experience by performing a broad range of functions in a variety of departments, and they truly help enrich the visitor experience. This month, we’re...

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Museum Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

For the sixth 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 award for nonprofits that exceed industry standards and outperform most...

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Staff Spotlight: Kelsey Pickert

Our Development team works incredibly hard to connect people and organizations with the Museum’s mission and offerings in order to get them involved and engaged with supporting our work. This month, we’re highlighting Kelsey Pickert, our Development Associate. We sat...

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Staff Spotlight: Toni Tepetla, Gallery Educator

At the Museum, Gallery Educators engage visitors through tours, drop-in interactions, school programs, and more - they are an integral part of the visitor experience! Our Education Coordinator, Leslie Garcia, recently sat down with one of our Gallery Educators, Toni...

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A Conversation with C. Paul Majors, Exhibits Manager

By Rena Hodosevich, Digital Content Intern, Summer 2019 The PostSecret exhibit—based on the world-famous community art project founded by Frank Warren—features thousands of artfully handmade postcards with the deepest secrets of their senders inscribed on them....

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Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Piccus

Our volunteers and interns help advance the Museum's mission of inspiring human connections by exploring the human experience by performing a broad range of functions in a variety of departments, and they truly help enrich the visitor experience. Amanda currently...

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Museum Receives Prestigious Grants

We are honored to announce that the Museum of Man recently received two prestigious grant awards from The Nissan Foundation and the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation! The Nissan Foundation has awarded the Museum $10,000 to continue our  “Making San Diego Safe for...

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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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