Balboa Park


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Balboa Park

Address:1549 El Prado
Suite 1
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone:619-239-0512
Fax:619-525-2254
Web: www.balboapark.org
Size: 1,172 acres.
Location:Downtown San Diego.
Facilities:Picnic areas, restaurants and concessions, visitor center, pool, botanical gardens, art galleries, playgrounds, athletic fields, municipal gymnasium, tennis club, golf complex, activity center (badminton, table tennis, volleyball, and other sports activities).
Activities:Hiking, biking, swimming, bicycling, golf, tennis, lawn bowling, archery, baseball, basketball, soccer, guided tours.
Special Features:Other popular park attractions include the San Diego Zoo (619-231-1515); Museum of Photographic Arts; Museum of San Diego History; San Diego Museum of Art; San Diego Natural History Museum; Centro Cultural de la Raza, a museum of Mexican, Indigenous, Chicano, and Latino art and culture; Japanese Friendship Garden; Marston House, an Arts and Crafts style museum; Mingei International Museum, a center of world folk art; Rueben H. Fleet Science Center; San Diego Air and Space Museum; San Diego Automotive Museum; San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum; San Diego Museum of Man, an anthropological museum; San Diego Model Railroad Museum; Timken Museum of Art, Veterans Museum and Memorial Center; and World Beat Center, a museum of art, music, and culture of African and other indigenous peoples.

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Solana Beach, CA, July 05, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Alexis Ng, an eighth-grade student at Santa Fe Christian Schools (SFC), has been acknowledged for her poetic works by prominent poet, Viet Mai, after her performance at the San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) in Balboa Park. Ng had been invited to read her poem at the SDAI as part of the Poetry and Art 2018 Series, an interactive arts and culture experience, which includes visual art, music, written and spoken word.
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Tourism is a major industry thanks to the city's sunny climate, its 70 miles of coastline and attractions including Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo.
Sekula's act of countersurveillance in Red Squad (San Diego, 20 January 1973), 1973/2005, in which he confronts and photographs undercover agents in San Diego's Balboa Park, turning the tables on them with his own apparatus of surveillance and control, was a direct response to local police documentation of individuals involved in political protest.