Less than two years after it opened, the showplace restaurant at Balboa Park's Mingei International Museum has achieved a coveted culinary distinction: A place in the Michelin California restaurant guide. Mingei's ARTIFACT, whose cooking draws on global traditions and heirloom ingredients, sits among 10 California restaurants added to the guide this week as "new … [Read more...] about Mingei Museum’s ARTIFACT restaurant wins a spot in prestigious Michelin California Guide
Celebrating its centennial anniversary in 2015, Balboa Park is an expansive 1,200-acre urban cultural park in the heart of San Diego. After hosting the 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition, the park became a national historic landmark with a dozen museums, restaurants, theaters and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Often referred to as the Smithsonian of the West, Balboa Park has … [Read more...] about Forecast: Historic Highs. Balboa Park is home to scenic open spaces and historic venues.
The San Diego History Center has been hard at work on a documentary about the history of Balboa Park. The joint venture with the San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) is funded in part by a grant through the Tourism Marketing District, the San Diego History Center, and private donors. With a premiere date of December 2014, the film will provide a platform for the SDTA to … [Read more...] about Balboa Park Documentary Premiere Set for Dec. 9th
As part of a new partnership with the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the SDTA joined Mayor Kevin Faulconer, the San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition, and the Commission for Arts and Culture for a joint press conference announcing the impact of arts and culture on San Diego’s economy and community. Together, the organizations released the FY2013 … [Read more...] about San Diego Arts & Culture Impact Presentation and Report