If you’re driving down Park Boulevard in Balboa Park you’ll encounter two unusual buildings. Round with flat roofs, their origins as million-gallon water tanks are relatively clear. But ...On August 25, 2014 / By Mark Keller
If you love the Old Masters and don’t like paying admission, try the Timken. Not only is it the only Balboa Park museum with free admission, but it’s ...On August 25, 2014 / By Mark Keller
It stands out among Balboa Park museums due to its Spanish name. In English, Centro Cultural de la Raza translates to The People’s Cultural Center—the People, here, being ...On August 25, 2014 / By Mark Keller
It’s a lot like stepping into an art history encyclopedia—at the San Diego Museum of Art, you’ll find works as old as 5,000 BC and as recent as ...On August 25, 2014 / By Mark Keller
Great artists are everywhere—largely unknown except to the most dedicated aficionados, they go unnoticed in small galleries and underground shows that are often difficult to find. But if ...On August 16, 2014 / By Mark Keller
One of the first museums in the country devoted to photography, the Museum of Photographic Arts celebrates the art of life frozen in time. Its 7,000-photo collection spans the ...On August 16, 2014 / By Mark Keller
Mingei is a neologism coined by Japanese scholar Yanagi Sōetsu, a term meaning “art of all people.” Folk art, crafts and design is an element found in all cultures ...On August 16, 2014 / By Mark Keller
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