Sustainable Exhibit Design: San Diego Museum of Man’s “Living with Animals”

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

Last year the San Diego Museum of Man achieved LEED Gold certification after implementing many sustainable measures and practices in their century-old building. In the process, sustainability became part of the culture at the San Diego Museum of Man and is top-of-mind when developing new programs, planning events or designing exhibits such as Living with Animals. Living with Animals opened March … Read More

OPOT Get-Together: Photo Scavenger Hunt!

Veronica Allende

Join us for the first OPOT Photo Scavenger Hunt on Wednesday, June 21 between 11am and 1pm! Begin the hunt at the Panama Meeting Room (located in the House of Hospitality, directly above the Prado Restaurant) to receive seven photo location hints. Participate by yourself or as a team, but don’t forget to take a selfie at each spot! After … Read More

BPCP Sustainability Program Receives AAM Sustainability Excellence Award

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The BPCP Sustainability Program is honored to be a 2017 recipient of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Sustainability Excellence Award for our Sustainability Studio, which was recognized as a model of sustainable exhibits. The Sustainability Excellence Award is part of the AAM’s PIC Green program, which educates, facilitates and encourages green practices in museums. Balboa Park organizations have been … Read More

4th Annual One Park – One Team Summer Kickoff

Kristen Mihalko

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 11AM – 2PM THE OLD GLOBE COPLEY PLAZA It’s that time of year! You are invited to the 4th Annual One Park – One Team Summer Kickoff. Enjoy a special lunch get-together along with fun games, music, and the popular OPOT Awards! Lunch provided by Mastiff Sausage and Catering Your choice of:  Classic Mastiff Bratwurst sandwich OR Chicken Coconut Curry … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Robyn Carlson!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles, Uncategorized

Robyn is the Operations & Programs Administrator with the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet. She has been an integral part of the Park since 2010 as both a volunteer and Park team member. Robyn actively attends events, programming, and groups throughout the Park. Her positive attitude and experience working in education and customer service make her an asset to Balboa … Read More

BALBOA PARK ACHIEVES 10 LEED CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

On the Path to Becoming One of the Most Sustainable Urban Parks SAN DIEGO, CA (April 19, 2017) – The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) announced today its achievement of LEED certification of 10 Park buildings—bringing it closer to its goal of being a completely sustainable urban park. With the addition of certifications for the Japanese Friendship Garden and San … Read More

OPOT: Museum Get-Together!

Veronica Allende

Wednesday, April 19 Tour Time-Slots 12pm-1pm 5:30pm-6:30pm Join us for a Behind-the-Scenes experience at San Diego Museum of Man’s newest exhibit: Living with Animals. Learn about the ever changing relationships between humans and our animal friends alongside your OPOT friends! Choose between our 12:00-1:00pm or 5:30-6:30pm tours. Limit one tour per person. Click on the Website link below to register. … Read More