Please visit our film calendar for a complete list of upcoming screenings. 

Celebrate your event in picture perfect style! Nestled in the heart of Balboa Park, MOPA provides a sophisticated venue for special events, offering guests exclusive access to MOPA's world-renowned exhibitions and close to the Park's many amenities.

Visitors choose the admission price with Pay What You Wish EVERY DAY the museum is open through May 29, 2016. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Call for entries are open for students K-12 in San Diego County and Tijuana. MOPA’s 11th annual juried youth exhibition invites you to creatively explore the topic of animals using photography or video. Click HERE to enter.

News and Events

Featured Corporate Partner

MOPA is proud to welcome our newest Corporate Partner: Redfin Real Estate. They are a full-service local group of agents who get to know you over coffee and on home tours, and use online tools to make you smarter and faster. Join us and welcome them to the MOPA family!

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Pay What You Wish Admission Extended and Expanded

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - After evaluating the success of Pay What You Wish admission and listening to visitors’ responses, the Museum of Photographic Arts is extending the program through May 29, 2016, and expanding it to six days a week. Read more

Featured Exhibition

Special Micro Exhibition

Coinciding with the centennial anniversary of The National Park Service in 2016, America’s Cathedrals celebrates the important role the visual image has played in the history and creation of our national parks.

Drawn entirely from MOPA's permanent collection, America's Cathedrals features work by Ansel Adams, William Henry Jackson, Carleton Watkins and many more.