Partnership News

2014 Year in Review

This year, we have been busy greening the Park and preparing for the highly anticipated 2015 Centennial. As a new year begins, we plan to keep the momentum and innovation going to elevate, celebrate and promote Balboa Park as a leader in sustainability.

Accomplishments

Savings Numbers In 2014

Balboa Park institutions, with the help of SDG&E’s incentives and rebates and On-Bill financing, have completed the following in 2014:

Creating Connections Through Mixin’ Up and Meetin’ Up: Balboa Park Mix Up MeetUp

Written by: Kristen Mihalko, Balboa Park Learning Institute Program Coordinator

 

SDEEG Evaluation at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

SDEEG Evaluation at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is developing an interactive exhibition demonstrating how the energy smart grid functions. The exhibition will open in 2015 and will target middle school students through adults.

Park News

Balboa Park Explorer Named Best of the Best in San Diego!

The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.

The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."

 

Balboa Park Explorer in the Top 20!

San Diego Magazine names Balboa Park Explorer in 20 Reasons to Love San Diego!

Check it out!   http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/February-2014/20-Reasons-to-Love-San-Diego/

 

BPCP Executive Director Honored as one of UT's "People to Watch in 2014"

Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director, is named one of the UT San Diego's "People to Watch in 2014.'

Events

Mix Up MeetUps

Season 8
You Decide the Date, Time & Location!
Monday, March 2, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, May 31, 2015 (All day)

 

Greening Balboa Park: Celebration and Cultivation of Corporate Partnerships

Thursday, March 26, 2015 (All day)

Home to more than 85 organizations, acres of unique gardens and stunning architecture, Balboa Park is the crown jewel of San Diego. The cultural institutions are symbols of the City’s identity and a community of inspiration and creativity.

Through this Walk-About, participants will go behind the scenes with museum staff to learn how Balboa Park’s cultural non-profits have saved 8.6 million kWh, an equivalent of adding $1,300,000 of arts and culture programs.