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.

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.

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

News and Events

EAT4ART Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - Join us for our first lively and interactive dinner designed to welcome you to MOPA and highlight the talents of our featured artist: Flor Garduño. Read more

Volunteer or Docent

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Featured Exhibition

In Trilogy, Flor Garduño presents a tour of the principal themes from her career of photographic work within three groups: Bestiarium, Fantastic Women and Silent Natures. A renowned Mexican photographer, Garduño is internationally recognized for her black and white photography.

Exhibition presented in Spanish and English.