Become a Friend of the Timken today! 𝑩𝑬𝑪𝑶𝑴𝑬 𝑨 𝑴𝑬𝑴𝑩𝑬𝑹

Experience the Timken as a member. Exclusive privileges include invitations to member-only events, discounts, priority notice to special events and trips, and more! Members and donors provide financial support for enrichment programs that make the Timken an important—and free—resource.

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

SEPTEMBER 21 - DECEMBER 31, 2022

December 5th Ornament Making Workshop

Jewels of the Season

Coming Soon Jewels of the Season

November 17th - December 31st

FREE VIRTUAL TALK The Spanish Baroque

 Dare to be Inspired. Always Free.

Our Location

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

Events

 Our Mission 

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.  

The Collection