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Live Zoom 2pm-3pm First Tuesday of Every Month MEMORIES AT THE MUSEUM

Trained docents provide interactive tours to participants with memory disorders and their care partners at four museums in Balboa Park.

UPCOMING EXHIBITION Exchanging Words: Women and Letters in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting

SEPTEMBER 21 - DECEMBER 31, 2022

EVERY THURSDAY AT 11 AM Virtual Tours: Highlights of the Collection

Free Docent Zoom Presentations

Timken Museum of Art OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

NEW HOURS: WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY 10 AM - 5 PM

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Our Location

1500 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101

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Ā Our MissionĀ 

The Timken Museum of Art preserves the Putnam Collection of European old masters, American art, and Russian icons for the education and benefit of present and future generations of San Diego residents and visitors. The Museum celebrates the important role of art as a way of enriching lives and nurturing the creative spirit in us all. Ā 

The Collection