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.

Being a museum member is a wonderful way to explore the many cultural venues San Diego has to offer. Typically membership grants you free admission only to the museum you belong to, but this May museum members will receive a special perk. Thanks to the San Diego Museum Council’s annual…
Museum Month is a great opportunity to see the many offerings of Museum's in San Diego.  Here's a list of exhibition and programs you can enjoy!

Step Up Your Museum-Going Game in February

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017
Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Kids Free at 40 San Diego Museums in October Featured

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016
October is a great month for kids and families to explore a new museum in San Diego or visit their favorite arts and culture destination. Thanks to the San Diego Museum Council’s Kids Free in October, kids 12 and under receive free admission at 40 museums all month long. Families…
While I love going to the beach and the pool in the summer, sometimes I just want to stay clean and cool and embark on an indoor museum adventure. There are some exciting exhibitions currently on view, or that will be opening soon, at a variety of San Diego Museum…

Stimulating Summer Camps at 12 San Diego Museums Featured

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016
Spark a lifelong love of museums by signing your kids up for a Museum Summer Camp this year. With 12 San Diego museums offering summer camps in 2016, you are bound to find the perfect camp for your children. Summer camps provide the opportunity for your kids to learn something…
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