Since we are all staying at home and may have some time on our hands, why not kick start personal green efforts! Now more than ever it is important to look at ways to be sustainable where you live (and perhaps now work). Starting simple with one practice at a time can lead to a few or more eco-friendly habits … Read More
Balboa Park Leads in Environmental Sustainability for Urban Parks
The Park’s Sustainability Legacy Continues Through LEED Building Recertifications A downloadable version of this release can be found here. Issued April 14, 2020 Updated April 14, 2020 Balboa Park, San Diego, CA – The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership has announced the achievement of four LEED building recertifications in famous Balboa Park. This achievement is a testament to the continued commitment of … Read More
Spring is in Bloom!
Spring is officially in bloom! This week our museum friends kicked off spring by sharing “flower bouquets” with each other! Check out these wholesome tweets. 1. Timken Museum of Art Museum flower delivery! To some of our wonderful neighbors: @BalboaPark @SDMA @MingeiMuseum @JapaneseGarden @museumofman hope this hand-picked #MuseumBouquet from the Timken’s collection will brighten your day 💐See you again … Read More
It’s More Than a Statement: Equity at Work
Equity in arts and culture is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. In fact, the Commission for Arts & Culture requested equity statements (along with evidence of practice) from OSP funded organizations in end of year reporting. With many funders prioritizing equity and diversity, it’s important for nonprofits to not only have policies in place but to create a culture … Read More
Powering Sustainability at San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego Museum of Man kicked off 2020 in a sustainable fashion by furthering their green initiatives. They are continuing towards accomplishing goals set out in their Sustainability Action Plan for 2020. Whether it is improving their building efficiency or sustainable practices, the San Diego Museum of Man believes in creating a healthy community and environment for its guests and … Read More
March OPOT Get-Together: Arts & Craft Hour with Mingei International Museum
Join Mingei International Museum Manager of Education, Shannon Foley, to embroider a t-shirt with a social justice theme. Learn more about what Mingei has been up to during renovation and plans for re-opening. All materials provided. Please indicate t-shirt size upon registration and choose one of two sessions: 11:30am – 12:30pm 1:00pm – 2:00pm This One Park – One Team … Read More
Meet Shannon Foley!
Shannon Foley is the Manager of Education at Mingei International Museum. In the midst of the museum’s renovations, Shannon is leading the way to see the continuation of art education and deepening of relationships with local organizations, such as The New Children’s Museum. How did you become the Manager of Education at Mingei International Museum? I began at Mingei … Read More
2020 Smith Leadership Symposium
Everyone is a leader, no matter what your job title or area of responsibility. Join your arts, science, and culture colleagues for a day of exploration of your role as a leader, wherever you stand in your organization. The 2020 Smith Leadership Symposium will provide all participants with a day of learning, growth, reflection, and support.
6 Energy-Saving Tips for Winter from Venues in Balboa Park
During the winter months, building operators have to work hard to keep their customers and employees warm and comfortable. By implementing a few easy strategies, organizations in Balboa Park have been able to cut their energy use during these critical months. Here are six tips used by Balboa Park venues that can help reduce your winter energy costs without having … Read More
Meet Zia Hance!
Zia Hance is the Content Coordinator at the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. In her role, Zia creates creative content for the Explorer Pass Program marketing and the Balboa Park social media channels. How did you become content coordinator at the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership? I started with the Cultural Partnership in December 2018 as a Ticketing Representative with the … Read More