OPOT Get-Together: Morning Coffee!

Cassie Kaawaloa

Stay warm and caffeinated with OPOT friends! Join us for the December OPOT Get-Together at Daniel’s Coffee Cart on Wednesday, December 19 from 8:00-10:00 AM for a cup of coffee and pastries! Enjoy a cup of regular or decaf coffee and a pastry on us, or $1.50 off a specialty drink.  Don’t forget to bring your reusable OPOT coffee cup! This …

Park Profiles: Meet Nicole Amaya!

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

Nicole is the Museum Educator of Student Programs at The San Diego Museum of Art. She coordinates events and workshops for youth and educators. She has worked for The San Diego Museum of Art for 10 years, starting as a gallery attendant and contributing to the education department through various roles throughout the years before permanently moving into her roles …

September OPOT Get-Together: Spreckels Organ!

Kristen Mihalko

Have you ever wanted to explore the world’s largest outdoor musical instrument housed here in our very own Balboa Park? Now is your chance! Join your OPOT friends for an evening, behind the-scenes experience of the Spreckels Organ on Wednesday, September 26 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion! The event will begin with an introduction by Raul Prieto Ramirez (San Diego …

2018 One Park- One Team Collector’s Pin: Fleet Science Center!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

The 2018 OPOT Collector’s Pin is here! This year’s pin is created in honor of the Fleet Science Center:“The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. The Fleet embodies One Park- One Team through their efforts, including their infamous annual Halloween celebration and their Pi Day pie competition!”  …

Park Profiles: Meet Raúl Prieto Ramírez!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Raul is the newest Civic Organist and Artistic Director of the Spreckels Organ Society. His passion, technique, and style range led him to be the search committee’s unanimous choice in taking the role as the 8th person in history to hold the title of San Diego Civic Organist.         When did you begin playing the organ and what made you decide …

San Diego Pride Parade 2018: One Park- One Team!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

On July 14th, over 50 Balboa Park team members represented One Park- One Team at the San Diego Pride Parade! Employees and volunteers from approximately 11 of the organizations came out to march in support of our fellow Park team members and friends, defining what the “One Park- One Team” motto of inclusion and equality means to us. Staff members …

Park Profiles: Meet Pandora Paúl

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles, Uncategorized

Pandora is the Curator and Education Director at the San Diego Automotive Museum. Her knowledge and passion, combined with her interest in odd automobiles, have led to some of the most innovative and groundbreaking exhibits in the automobile world. How did you start working with the San Diego Automotive Museum? I was in a graduate program for Educational Technology at SDSU, and had …

Park Profiles: Meet Manuel Aguilar!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Manny is the Store Manager at the San Diego History Center. As a San Diego native, Manny has a huge passion for all things SD, especially Balboa Park. He has put his knowledge of the Park, love of the city, and comedic timing to good use as he expands the History Center’s store and his Balboa Park-based social media pages, @VidaBalboa. How did …

OPOT Get-Together: Morning Coffee!

Kristen Mihalko

Spring has sprung and so has our March OPOT Get-Together: Morning Coffee! Join us on Wednesday, March 21 from 8AM-10AM at The Flying Squirrel Cafe in the San Diego Natural History Museum for coffee and pastries! Enjoy a regular or decaf coffee and pastry on us, or upgrade to a specialty drink for only $1.50. Before grabbing your breakfast treat, explore The Nat’s newest exhibit, Unshelved: Cool …

Park Profiles: Meet Marisa Nolan!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Marisa Nolan is the Operations Assistant at the Timken Museum of Art. She is relatively new to San Diego and Balboa Park, but her positive outlook, participation, and love for the arts has already cemented her voice. Marisa is also a new member of the Emerging Museum Professional’s Membership Committee, and is an active attendee of the OPOT Get-Togethers. How did you …