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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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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