Casa de Balboa Goes Solar

Sustainability ProgramSustainability 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 … Read More

Maker Faire San Diego 2017

One Park One TeamBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Public Events

Maker Faire San Diego 2017

Grab your safety glasses, and get ready to dive into creativity, engage with new, quirky tech, and get your hands dirty with Maker Faire San Diego, in Balboa Park on October 7+8, 2017. This year, attendees will have access to multiple circuits in Balboa Park. To make the most of your time at Maker Faire San Diego, you’ll want to “complete the circuit”. … Read More

Marston House for Balboa Park Centennial Exhibits

Kristen MihalkoBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Learning Institute, San Diego Exhibit Evaluators Group

Eight people attended the four exhibits led by SOHO docent, and curator of the Souvenirs and Keepsakes exhibit, Chris Pro. These were the first exhibits at the Marston House. The exhibits included: Balboa Park Exposition Designers 1915-1935: The Making of the Dream City, Souvenirs & Keepsakes: Memorabilia of the 1915 & 1935 Expositions, Art in the Park, and Exposition Memories: … Read More

2015 Johns Hopkins University Student Projects

Kristen MihalkoBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Learning Institute

Trails Through Balboa Park presented by the Johns Hopkins University OnSite San Diego Seminar Students From January 5th through January 16th, Nan Renner led the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies graduate students on an inspiring trip through Balboa Park. Along with her creative, design-thinking workshops, students had a chance to learn from Balboa Park experts and executive directors and explore … Read More