Awards & Recognition


2017 Sustainability Excellence Award

On May 8th, 2017, in St. Louis, MO, the American Alliance of Museums presented the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership with a Sustainability Excellence Award (SEA) for its 2016 Sustainability Studio exhibit. The SEA recognizes sustainability efforts in facilities, programming, and exhibits in both large and small institutions. Read our blog post to learn more.

2015 SDG&E Energy Grand Champions

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership and the City of San Diego were honored as Co-Grand Energy Champions at SDG&E’s 10th Annual Energy Showcase on June 18, 2015. Over the last three years, our member institutions have saved 2.5 million kWh, 9,996 therms and an estimated $450,000! View the video and full case study HERE.

Balboa Park Sustainability Awards

The Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast is the platform to recognize and honor Balboa Park institutions with Balboa Park Sustainability Awards! Learn More.

SDG&E Energy Champion Award

On May 8 2013, at the 8th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase event, the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership was honored by SDG&E as an Energy Champion for our outstanding results in energy efficiency and conservation.  By working together, this group has achieved dramatic energy savings through a variety of methods including building audits, energy efficiency upgrades and education. Learn more and read the case study. 

Sustainable Museums: Strategies for the 21st Century

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is a featured case study, along with a host of international case studies, in Rachel Madan’s book, Sustainable Museums: Strategies for the 21st Century. Sustainable Museums provides a resource to enable you to start making changes that are both transformational and lasting. Learn more.

2010 Sustainability Showcase Award for Commercial Buildings

BPCP was honored by the California Sustainability Alliance with the 2010 Sustainability Showcase Award for Commercial Buildings for our demonstration of exemplary leadership in advancing sustainability goals in their operations and communities. Learn more.