Insider Tips & Blog

With over 40 museums in San Diego it can be challenging to pick which one to visit first, or figure out which museums are kid friendly. The stories and tips in the following blog posts will help you better understand your cultural landscape. Many of the posts will be written by Danielle S. Deery, a member of the San Diego Museum Council,  Assistant Director at Oceanside Museum of Art, and a San Diego native with a passion for museums.  There will also be a number of guest writers that will share their personal museum adventures.

We hope these posts are helpful and inspire you to visit one of the many exciting museums San Diego has to offer.

You don’t have to be in Balboa Park to feel the buzz of the Balboa Park Centennial celebration. 2015 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Panama-California Exposition of 1915-1916, an international fair presented in one of the nation’s largest urban parks, San Diego’s Balboa Park. Museums and cultural centers…
Museum Summer Camps provide a wonderful opportunity for kids looking to learn something new or to deepen their appreciation for and understanding of art, science, nature, history and more. If you are looking for the best age-appropriate summer camp for your little one then read below to learn more about…
California has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world from the beaches to the desert. Second best to traveling around the state to experience these various habitats is a new permanent exhibition at the San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT). Coast to Cactus in Southern California highlights how…
San Diego Museum Month is back this February and with it comes half-off admission to 45 diverse museums across the county. I am really excited to take advantage of this amazing promotion and experience as many museums as possible. From art and history museums to children's museums, here are some…

Outdoor Adventures at The San Diego Botanic Garden

Posted on Saturday, January 24, 2015
The San Diego Botanic Garden located in Encinitas is much more than a garden. Boasting two excellent interactive play areas it is an adventurous place for families who want to explore different environments and learn about nature, water, music and more. For art lovers and kids that enjoy sculptures it…
Blockbuster exhibitions recently opened at The San Diego Museum of Art and San Diego History Center (SDHC) in Balboa Park that provides the perfect balance of engaging art and interactive experiences perfect for the whole family. You are not going to want to miss Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons…
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