The San Diego History Center hosts dozens of public programs and special events every year. Our popular adult programs include walking tours, lectures, exhibition receptions, curators’ talks, happy hours, fashion events, multi-media presentations, films, musical presentations, symposia and collaborative events with other cultural and educational institutions. We also offer family-themed programs such as readings and workshops, and we participate in Balboa Park-wide events such as Family Days and holiday celebrations.
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A symphony of sounds awaits, as participants listen and then create the music that animals make, in this uniquely engaging family-friendly music program.Find out more »
<h2>Events</h2> Join us for a day of family fun as we learn about the ins and outs of animal care and careers in veterinary medicine. Meet real veterinarians and hear how they are helping animals all around San Diego County. This event is free with regular museum admission. 11am-4pm: Meet A Vet! Throughout the event, get up close with a veterinarian and ask anything you ever wanted to know about taking care of animals! Schedule Breakdown: 11am: Veterinary Medicine: It’s…Find out more »
“Four Crak! Three Bam! Eight Dot! Mah-Jongg!” Since being imported to the U.S. from China in the 1920s, mah-jongg has been a favorite living room game among American Jews, offering a companionship, relaxation, and a way to raise money for worthy causes.Find out more »
NOT The Last Butterfly - Film Screening and Art Creation with The Butterfly Project Sunday, January 28, 2018, 1:30 – 4:00 pm Location: San Diego History Center Tickets: $5; includes two (2) ceramic butterflies and one film screening In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27) and in conjunction with SDHC’s exhibition on the history & heritage of San Diego’s Jewish community, join us for a powerful call to action through the arts, using the lessons of the Holocaust, to discuss…Find out more »