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Cultural Activies in San Diego

Cultural Activies in San Diego


Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

(858) 454-5872
Sponsors photographic and art shows.
1008 Wall Street in La Jolla.

Mingei International Museum

(619) 239-0003
Varied world folk art, craft and design from different eras and cultures around the world. Situated in Balboa Park.

Museum of Contemporary Art

(858) 454-3541
La Jolla — 700 Prospect Street
San Diego — 1100 & 1001 Kettner Boulevard (between Broadway and B Street) downtown.

Museum of Photographic Arts

(619) 238-7559
Special exhibitions of photography by various artists. 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park.

New Children's Museum

(619) 233 8792
Nominated for the best museum in San Diego, this is a "hands-on" children's museum, is situated at 200 West Island Ave. in downtown San Diego.

San Diego Museum of Art

(619) 232-7931

Features permanent collection of Old Masters and European paintings and sculptures. Situated in Balboa Park.

Timken Museum of Art

(619) 239-5548
European, Russian and Old Masters paintings. 1500 El Prado in Balboa Park.


Balboa Theatre

(619) 570-1100
Live theatre and concerts at 868 Fourth Avenue @ E Street

Coronado Playhouse

(619) 435-4856
A mix of modern and classic comedies, dramas and mysteries are performed in this intimate, 100-seat cabaret-style theatre with a full service bar.
1835 Strand Way, Coronado.

Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay

(800) 745-3000
A popular 1,400 seat outdoor theatre, which runs from May to October. Includes rock concerts, jazz, comedy, blues, folk and international music. Located at 2241 Shelter Island Drive.

La Jolla Playhouse

(858) 550-1010
Outstanding drama presented at four theatres. The Playhouse is located at 2910 La Jolla Village Drive on the UCSD campus via the Revelle Entrance.

Moonlight Stage Productions

(760) 724-2110
The Moonlight Amphitheatre is summertime theatre destination. Bring a picnic and watch as the magic of a Broadway show comes to life. is located at 1200 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista.

The AVO Playhouse is on 303 Main Street in Vista.

North Coast Repertory Theatre

(858) 481-1055
Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Lomas Santa Fe Plaza, Solana Beach.

San Diego Civic Theatre

(619) 570-1100
Dazzling performances bring San Diego audiences to their feet. Located at 202 C Street, San Diego.

San Diego Film Festival

(619) 582 2368
"...a buzz-building, posh-partying, red-carpet-ready film festival" in the Gaslamp Quarter, downtown San Diego.

Starlight Musical Theatre

(619) 232-7827
Broadway in San Diego! One of the oldest continuously producing musical theatre companies in the United States. Situated in Balboa Park.

San Diego Repertory Theatre

(619) 544-1000
Avante garde theatre performed at the lovely Lyceum Theatre in downtown on the Fourth Avenue side of Horton Plaza on Broadway, in downtown San Diego.

The Old Globe

(619) 234-5623
World-class theatre performed in three lovely venues. The Old Globe Theatre, (modeled after Shakespeare's theatre), the Sheryl & Harvey White Theatre, and the classic outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, all situated in Balboa Park.



(858) 454-5872
Presents jazz, classical and new music concerts, lectures and workshops with musicians, writers, and artists. Sponsors exhibitions of photography and art. Located at 1008 Wall Street in La Jolla.

La Jolla Music Society

(858) 459-3728
World-famous Summer Fest La Jolla brings the finest ensemble artists to San Diego. Events take place at the Sherwood Auditorium in the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect Street in La Jolla.

La Jolla Symphony and Chorus

(858) 534-4637
Premieres, classic symphonies, unusual music, and outstanding guest artists mark the season of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus. Performances are held at the Mandeville Theatre on the UCSD campus.

San Diego Opera

(619) 533-7000
Spectacular performances characterize the San Diego Opera. Classic opera and world premieres by distinguished guest performers at the Civic Theatre, at the intersection of Third Avenue and B Street in downtown San Diego.

San Diego Symphony

(619) 235-0804
Performing its first concert on December 6, 1910, it has become one of the leading orchestras in the USA. Each season, over 100 concerts are held at the Copely Symphony Hall — 750 B Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) in downtown San Diego.