The Official World-wide Source of Chuck Jones Artwork For over 34 years, this family-owned and operated art business has brought the art of legendary animation director to life. The Chuck Jones gallery also represents over 30 additional artists that bring joy and smiles to life.
The New Children's Museum is frequently featured in local publications, including the San Diego Downtown News. Although reviewers are mixed on the attractions, they praise the exhibitions. Yelpers give The New Children's Museum a three-star average.
Watch immersive giant-screen films and amazing planetarium shows on San Diego's only IMAX Dome and experience seven galleries of fascinating and fun hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Located in San Diego's "must see" Balboa Park. Open 365 days of the year for travelers and locals to enjoy year round.
The Museum of Man, voted runner-up in 10news.com’s A-List 2011 Best Museum category, explores and shines a light on the emergence of man with five standing collections and special exhibits, filled with the cultural and physical anthropology artifacts housed and studied within its confines. Mummies are featured in the Ancient Egypt permanent exhibit, grasping the attention of attendees of all ages and complimenting grandparents on their youthful vigor. Tots toddle in the footsteps of archeologists in the Children’s Discovery Center’s interactive learning experience, Discover Egypt. The museum’s 7,000-square-foot west wing bursts at the seams with artifacts from four million years of human evolution, featuring prime pieces of physical anthropological evidence in the Footsteps Through Time exhibit. Photographs collect images of anthropologists in the midst of rapt explorations and discoveries in the temporary Adventures in Photography exhibit, a visual story which spans a hundred years and six continents. Additionally, the Modern Day Mummy and Strange Bones exhibits apply medical know-how to unveil historic secrets of the human body.
Thumbprint Gallery opened its doors in 2009, offering a space for local emerging and established artists to showcase their work. By featuring outsider and low/new brow art as well as work inspired by graffiti, street art and graphic design, we hope to satisfy such fine artists and art enthusiasts.
The Science of…Aliens exhibit has crash-landed at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, offering thrilling glimpses into humanity's long-held belief in the existence of extraterrestrial life forms. The exhibit is split into four star-gazing sections, each offering different POVs on ETs. "Alien Fiction" celebrates sci-fi classics, with movie props and other items detailing our fascination with silver-screen space-dwellers and its connection to ancient mythology, while "Alien Science" covers alien-looking creatures living on planet Earth, such as deep-sea fish and Lady Gaga. Explore two fictional but scientifically credible alien planets—Aurelia and Blue Moon—in the "Alien Worlds" section of the exhibit, or pen a personal love note or jury summons to residents of neighboring galaxies with "Alien Communication."
Since 1953, the Breitbard Hall of Fame has paid homage to the adrenaline-fueled achievements of more than 140 San Diego athletes. Starting with football star Harold “Brick” Muller, so nicknamed for the brick he used as a mouth guard, the hall has since inducted legends such as Ted Williams, Bill Walton, Tony Hawk, Tony Gwynn, and more. The hall of fame’s host, San Diego Hall of Champions, likewise honors the city’s heroes of amateur, collegiate, and professional sports with three levels of exhibits and memorabilia totaling 68,000 square feet.
Those collectibles include trophies won by distance swimmer and Breitbard inductee Florence Chadwick, as well as one of football coach Sid Gillman’s playbooks. Exhibits focus on classic franchises such as the San Diego Padres and Chargers, as well as extreme sports such as skateboarding, which San Diego native Tony Hawk helped pioneer.