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Balboa Park celebration activities are in the works

Museums are planning fabulous exhibitions for the 2015 celebration
Museums are planning fabulous exhibitions for the 2015 celebration
Photo by Stephen Dunn

The big celebration is nearing and Balboa Park museums are getting their activities on the calendar.

2015 marks 100 years since the Panama-California Exposition that gave Balboa Park it's famous name. Over the years the park has grown, museums have flourished and millions of visitors have enjoyed what San Diego's favorite park has offered. Balboa Park wants to continue to touch the hearts of visitors and what better way to kick this off than a year long celebration!

The museums of Balboa Park have been planning extra-special exhibitions for the 2015 year. The following are just a handful of exhibitions that visitors can expect to see on the museum calendars for the celebration year:

  • Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding - Mingei International Museum
  • Made in America: Craft icons of the 50 States - Mingei International Museum
  • 7 Billion Others, mulitimedia exhibition - Museum of Photographic Arts
  • Circus!: Science Under the Big Top - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
  • Imaginate, and exhibition on innovations - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
  • 2theXtreme: Mathalive! - San Diego Air and Space Museum
  • Cars, Innovation, and Society - San Diego Automotive Museum
  • Cars Symphony - San Diego Automotive Museum
  • San Diego Invites the World - San Diego History Center
  • The Ingenious Dr. Seuss - San Diego History Center
  • Inside Innovation: Phones, Drones and Genomes - San Diego History Center
  • Centinnial Railway Garden - San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  • Border Crossing - San Diego Museum of Man
  • BEERology - San Diego Museum of Man
  • Coast to Cactus in Southern California - San Diego Natural History Museum
  • Gauguin to Warhol - San Diego Museum of Art
  • Coney Island - Visions of an American Dreamland - San Diego Museum of Art
  • The Art of Music - San Diego Museum of Art
  • Girl Scout Day - San Diego Girl Scouts
  • International Christmas Festival - House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
  • Masters of Japanese Culture - Japanese Friendship Garden
  • The Arts and Crafts of the 1915 Expo - Marston House and Gardens
  • Art of the Park: 100 years of art in Balboa Park - Marston House and Gardens
  • Creative Edge - Spanish Village Art Center
  • Sculpture on the Patio - Spanish Village Art Center
  • Balboa Park in Color - Spanish Village Art Center
  • SDFA Festival of Trees - San Diego Floral Association

The above list is just a glimpse of what is in store for visitors coming to Balboa Park during the year of the celebration. For descriptions as well as further details, check out the list here.

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