Crossing Cultures

posted: Jul 25, 2013
Edward H. Davis (1862-1951) was a field collector for the Museum of the American Indian and ranch and lodge owner in Mesa Grande, California. Fascinated by Indian life and...

Comic-Con: From Mini-con to MEGA-CON!

posted: Jul 09, 2013
San Diego Comic-Con is the largest annual comic book and popular arts convention in the world. It began in San Diego in March 1970 as a one day comic...

The Sensual Sculpture of Donal Hord

posted: May 16, 2013
San Diego History Center (SDHC) is the recipient of eight sculptures created by celebrated artist, Donal Hord (1902-1966).

FASHION REDUX! 2013

posted: Mar 20, 2013
Nordstrom joins the Costume Council of San Diego History Center  (SDHC), Fashion Group International  and The Fashion Program at San Diego Mesa College as hosts of Fashion Redux!...

Charles Reiffel, An American Post-Impressionist

posted: Sep 17, 2012
The San Diego Museum of Art and the San Diego History Center present a comprehensive and collaborative, two-museum retrospective of the work of Charles Reiffel celebrating the 150th...

Landscapes Rediscovered

posted: Jul 17, 2012
Landscapes Rediscovered features rarely seen Depression-era landscape paintings from acclaimed San Diego artists Charles Reiffel, Maurice Braun, and others

Fashion Redux!

posted: May 03, 2012
The Costume Council at San Diego History Center (SDHC) and The Fashion Program at San Diego Mesa College host their inaugural Fashion Redux! celebration which highlights the work of...

Our City, Our Neighborhoods

posted: Nov 29, 2011
Curated by students from the University of San Diego’s graduate history program, Our City, Our Neighborhoods celebrates the rich histories of eight unique neighborhoods located within the city limits.This...

Comic-Con: The Early Years

posted: Jul 08, 2011
Comic-Con: The Early Years, Memorabilia from the Shel Dorf Collection is San Diego History Center's display of Comic-Con memorabilia from the personal collection of the founder of Comic-Con himself,...

In Search of Eldorado – Salton Sea

posted: Nov 10, 2010
An irrigation project designed to bring water to the Imperial Valley in 1905 backfired, allowing the Colorado River to flow uninhibited for two years into the Salton...

Belle Baranceanu

posted: Sep 10, 2010
“The Artist at Work” highlighted the career of acclaimed artist Belle Baranceanu. She is particularly noted for a series of WPA murals, several of which continue to...

Creating an Artistic Basis

posted: Sep 10, 2010
From the collection of the San Diego History Center (SDHC), Creating an Artistic Basis: Local Artists Groups from the Early 20th Century features 40 works on oil from San...
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