Exhibitions and Programs to Enjoy During Museum Month

Written by Beth Downing Chee on Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Read 778 times
Exhibitions and Programs to Enjoy During Museum Month

prixPrix Pictet: Disorder | Museum of Photographic Arts | February 4 – May 23, 2017

The exhibition Prix Pictet: Disorder brings global attention to a range of concerns from mass production to the effects of war to natural disasters.



photoarkNational Geographic’s Photo Ark | San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) | Through April 30, 2017

This photography exhibition from National Geographic features the works of photographer Joel Sartore and aims to raise awareness about animals in captivity that are near extinction.  Photo Ark is a multiyear National Geographic project with a simple goal—to create portraits of the world’s species before they disappear and to inspire people to care.


callotWitness to War: Callot, Goya, Bellows | Timken Museum of Art | Through May 28, 2017

Witness to War is a powerfully moving and thought-provoking exhibition featuring the works of Jacques Callot, Francisco Goya, and George Bellows. Searing and historic images spanning from the 17th to the 20th century are featured, including depictions of the Thirty Years’ War, Napoleonic Wars, and World War I.


astronautBe the Astronaut | San Diego Air & Space Museum | February 4, 2017 through January 1, 2018

A fun, interactive adventure where you are in control as you launch a rocket, pilot a spaceship, and drive a rover in space! Designed with the help of NASA experts, this exhibit takes STEM learning into outer space for the whole family.



Additional Exhibitions & Programs

The Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Always on view

San Salvador Dockside Tours
Maritime Museum
Always on view

Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science
San Diego Natural History Museum
Always on view

Turtle Lagoon
Living Coast Discovery Center
Always on view

A Paranormal Investigation
The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
February 25

Garden Tapestries: Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center, Giza, Egypt
San Diego Botanic Garden
Through March 31, 2017

San Diego Potters: Japanese Influences
Japanese Friendship Garden
February 3 – April 23, 2017

Irving Gill: Progress & Poetry in Architecture
Save Our Heritage Organization
Through March 26, 2017

Irving J. Gill: Coronado Refined
Coronado Historical Association
Through April 7, 2017

The 1966 World Championships: A Defining Moment in Competitive Surfing
California Surf Museum
Through May 1, 2017

Visible Vaults
The San Diego Museum of Art
Through November 12, 2019