Exhibits and Performances

Museum of ManFebruary 2017.  Thank you to the Balboa Park Visitors Center for compiling this monthly list. Download and Print the list

Centro Cultural de la Raza

  • Permanent Exhibits

Fleet Science Center

  • IMAX films: “Extreme Weather” , “National Parks Adventure,” “A Beautiful Planet,” (ongoing)
  • So Moved: The Art and Science of Motion –  opens 2/11
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery – opens 2/11
  • Retro-Active Science – ongoing

Japanese Friendship Garden

  • San Diego Potters/ Japanese Influences – 2/3 thru 4/30
  • Louis M Schmidt “Persons Unknown”– 2/3 thru 4/23

 Marston House Museum & Gardens

  • Irving Gill: Progress & Poetry in Architecture –  thru 3/26/17

 Mingei International Museum

  • Sandy Swirnoff – 1/16 thru 6/4
  • European and Scandinavian Textiles – thru 3/12
  • Layers of Brilliance: The Journey of Japanese Lacquer Tools – thru 4/30
  • Tools and Utensils – thru 4/30
  • The Eric Gronborg Experience – thru 3/12
  • American and European Folk Art – thru 6/18
  • Bead Gallery, Doll Gallery and Toy Gallery — ongoing

 Museum of Photographic Arts

  • Seeing is Believing? – thru 12/31/17
  • India and the Picturesque – 2/11 thru 5/16
  • Prix Pictet: Disorder – 2/4 thru 5/23
  • Micro Exhibition: Ansel Adams: What Majestic Word – thru 5/16
  • Animals Among Us: 11th Annual Youth Exhibition –thru 2/7/17

San Diego Air & Space Museum

  • 3D/4D films: “Jetpack Adventure,”  “Fly Me To the Moon,” “Canyon Coaster 3D,” and “Red Baron: Legend of the Air 3D”
  • Be the Astronaut – opens February

 San Diego Art Institute

  • Weathering the Storm: Trauma Beneath the Surface, by Nick Mansfield – 2/10 thru 3/5
  • Boiling Process 5: Mythodologies2/11 thru 3/26

 San Diego Automotive Museum

  • First Responders – opens 2/3

San Diego Hall of Champions

  •  Permanent Exhibits

 San Diego History Center

  • Part of the Patchwork: Reflections of African-American Life from the Archives (tentatively 2/11 thru November)
  • The Lore Behind the ROAR! 100 Years of the San Diego Zoo –  thru 5/29/17
  • Inside / OUT – ongoing
  • Art & Heritage, Three San Diego Jewish Artists: Baranceanu,Braun, & Sternberg (thru 2017)
  • Irving J. Gill: New Architecture for a Great Country – thru 3/26/17
  • A Disappearing Breed: Japanese Gardeners in San Diego – thru 3/17

 San Diego Model Railroad Museum

  • Centennial Railway Garden – ongoing
  • Science of Signals – ongoing

 San Diego Museum of Man

  • Cannibals: Myth & Reality— thru 2018
  • Monsters! –  thru 12/31
  • Facing Artifacts — ongoing
  • BEERology – thru Aug 2017
  • Graffiti Art Murals – ongoing
  • California Tower Tours — ongoing
  • Race: Are We So Different? — ongoing

theNATSan Diego Natural History Museum·        

  • Giant-screen films:  “Ocean Oasis” (ongoing), Wild Africa 3D” (thru 4/30/17), and “Sea Monsters 3D” (1/3/17 thru 9/4/17)  ·        
  • Ultimate Dinosaurs –  2/25 thru 9/4·        
  • Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science – ongoing·        
  • Photo Ark – thru 4/30    
  • Animals: Machines in Motion –  thru 1/2/17·             

The San Diego Museum of Art

  • Arts of South and Southeast Asia – thru 1/31/19
  • An Indian Virgin Mary – thru 3/26/17
  • American Art – thru 1/1/18
  • Visible Vaults – thru 11/12/19
  • Arts of Iran – thru 1/31/19
  • German Expressionism – 12/31/19
  • Art of East Asia – thru 12/31/19
  • Shape, Shadow, Space – thru 1/31/17
  • Venetian Views – thru 5/20/17
  • Art of the 20th Century – thru 12/31/19
  • Art of the Open Air – thru 2/13/18
  • Compelled By Color – thru 3/26/17

Timken Museum of Art

  • Witness To War: Callot, Goya, Bellows – thru 5/28

Veterans Museum & Memorial Center

  • Jamul Indian Village Veteran Exhibit – ongoing

 WorldBeat Center

  • Permanent Exhibits

PERFORMING ARTS:

 Old Globe Theatres

  • “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” (2/4 thru 3/12)
  • “The Blameless” (2/23 thru 3/26)

 Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

  • “Chu Chu the Dragon” (2/1 thru 2/5)
  • “The Three Wishes” (2/8 thru 2/12)
  • “The Magic Well” (2/15 thru 2/19))
  • “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories” (2/22 thru 2/26)

 San Diego Civic Youth Ballet

San Diego Junior Theatre 

  • “Little Shop of Horrors” (1/6 thru 1/21)
  • “Lyle the Crocodile” (1/7 thru 1/22)

San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory

SD Civic Dance Arts

  • “Joy:  Collage 2017” (2/3 thru 2/19)
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