March OPOT Get-Together Recap

Cassie Kaawaloa Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

The March One Park One Team Get-Together featured a special art demonstration by one of the Park’s very own Spanish Village artists. Led and co-hosted by mixed media artist Daphne Gaylord, Park employees and volunteers enjoyed a step-by-step demonstration on how to make an acrylic paint pour in the heart of the Spanish Village Art Center plaza. With Daphne’s guidance, …

Successful Strategies to Improve Recycling at Events: Accomplishments at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Nate Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

After benchmarking the recycling and waste at the Japanese Friendship Garden’s Cherry Blossom Festival in 2018, we were excited to work with their staff to put sustainability efforts into action at this year’s event. We specifically focused on “waste diversion” – the practice of reducing how much trash you send to the landfill by increasing how much you recycle or …

6th Annual Trustees Connected Celebration

Cassie Kaawaloa Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership’s 6th Annual Trustees Connected event united more than 300 Trustees from the Park’s 29 member organizations to acknowledge the 32,400 annual hours that Park stakeholders dedicate to overseeing governance, fundraising and overall support of Balboa Park each year. The 2019 theme The Rejuvenation of Balboa Park reflected the many exciting new projects that will contribute to …

Meet Rubi Baricuatro!

Cassie Kaawaloa Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Rubi Baricuatro is the manager of the Balboa Park Sustainability Program, a program of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Before joining the Cultural Partnership, she worked within the Fleet Science Center’s education department and also led the institution’s Green Team! Now, Rubi oversees initiatives to advance Balboa Park toward a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable future. How did you become …

March Green Team Meeting

Kelsey Ceccarelli

Closed to the general public. The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of …

Casa de Balboa Goes Solar

Nate Sustainability Program

A new solar project has been activated at Casa de Balboa as a joint effort between the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) and the San Diego History Center. This new system of 480 panels is capable of producing 370 watts of power, offsetting the building’s annual energy usage by 23% on average. Within the first year, the solar panels are …

March OPOT Get-Together: Art Demo!

Cassie Kaawaloa

Access your creative side with OPOT! Join One Park – One Team as we enjoy a live DIY demonstration of acrylic paint pouring with artist Daphne Gaylord on Wednesday, March 20 in Spanish Village. Live demonstrations will be offered at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:30 PM. All supplies and light refreshments will be provided, we hope to see you there! Register to secure …