OPOT Get-Together: Morning Coffee!

Veronica Allende

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 … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Marisa Nolan!

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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 … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Francis French!

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Francis French is the Director of Education at the San Diego Air and Space Museum. His enthusiasm for aviation and space, paired with his passion for inspiring continued learning beyond the classroom, have been key to the success of the education programs and events available to visitors of all ages. 1.  How did you first get involved with the Air … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Ira Bauer-Spector!

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Ira Bauer-Spector is the Marketing and Communications Manager for the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet. This year he received Friends of Balboa Park’s Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader of Balboa Park Award for his contributions to fostering awareness for the arts and his dedication to the Balboa Park community. 1. Congratulations on being the recipient of the Betty Peabody Emerging … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Alyssa Gardner!

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Alyssa is the Development Coordinator at the San Diego Natural History Museum. As a long time regular of Balboa Park, Alyssa combines her visitor services background and knowledge of the institutions to her new position at the NAT. 1. How did you first get involved with the Natural History Museum? I grew up participating in Junior Theatre, so I was always … Read More

OPOT Get-Together: Popsicle Social!

Veronica Allende

Beat the heat while networking at this month’s OPOT Get-Together: Popsicle Social! Join your Park colleagues for Otterpops and one complimentary ride on the Balboa Park Carousel courtesy of the Friends of Balboa Park! Come out to the Carousel on Thursday, August 24th between 11AM-1PM for a fun afternoon! To RSVP, Click Here.   Limit one per guest. This One … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Barbara Forsyth!

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Barbara is the first ever Senior Manager of Collections and Registration at the Mingei International Museum. Her passion for the art of design and craft, and dedication to its preservation and organization has lead her towards working at her dream institution. 1.How did you first get involved with the Mingei International Museum? I grew up in San Diego and first … Read More

OPOT Behind-the-Scenes: Game Masters

Veronica Allende

Video games enthusiasts unite! You are invited to join OPOT on Wednesday, July 19, for a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the newest addition to the Fleet Science Center, “Game Masters: The Exhibition”. Nerd out with your Park colleagues as we get an inside glimpse of the “world’s best video game designers, from the arcade era to today’s console and online games”. … Read More

San Diego Pride Parade Planning Committee

Veronica Allende

Would you like to walk alongside your OPOT friends and colleagues at this year’s San Diego Pride Parade? Join the One Park-One Team Pride planning committee to share your ideas for marching at the 2017 San Diego LGBT Pride Festival! We look forward to working together to create a fun experience for Park team members. We encourage you to join us for this … Read More