Employee Lighting Fair

Purchase LED Light bulbs at a 75% discount!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers are invited to this exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads will be for sale.  Choose from a 3-bulb kit for $10 (a $60 value), one recessed bulb for $10 (a $20 value), and one MR16 bulb for $20 (a $25 value).  Bring your colleagues and save BIG together.  See photos from the event!

JHU and BPLI Presents Thematics Trails Through Balboa Park

Hattox Hall
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

 Thematic Trails through Balboa Park—connecting museums, gardens and people—open new pathways to meaning and enjoyment.

SDEEG at Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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.


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:

Kiosk Location Schedule

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00pm

The BPCP Sustainability Kiosk will travel to different institutions throughout the year.


  • January: TBD
  • February-April: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
  • May-July: Casa de Balboa
  • August-October: San Diego Automotive Museum
  • November-January: Spanish Village (Tentative)
  • February-April: TBD
  • May-July: TBD


*If your institution is interested in hosting the kiosk, please contact sustainability@bpcp.org.

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

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


Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Blood Drive

with the American Red Cross
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:15pm

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Blood Drive with the American Red Cross

American Red Cross

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.

California Association of Museums Seeks Regional Coordinator

California Networks for Collaboration
Saturday, December 20, 2014 (All day) - Thursday, January 1, 2015 (All day)
Application reviews will begin on December 20, 2014. The position will remain open until filled.

Regional Coordinator, California Networks for Collaboration

California Public Utilities Commissioner Carla Peterman Visits Balboa Park

Earlier this week the CA Public Utilities Commissioner, Carla Peterman visited Balboa Park. As an emerging authority on energy policy, Commissioner Peterman serves on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and noted in her speech on Monday that she hopes other cultural institutions in the nation follow Balboa Park's lead.

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The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 28 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.