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!

Transgender Sensitivity Training

LGBT Awareness
House of Hospitality
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 9:30am - Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 13th - 9:30am - 11:30am, Thursday, March 19th - 9:30am - 11:30am, Tuesday, March 24th - 2pm - 4pm

The Art of Recycling: The San Diego Art Institute’s Journey Towards Zero Waste

Written by Kelly Hagarty

Kerstin Robers, Director of Operations, leads by example as she personaly sorts through SDAI's waste.


InforMath Collaborative Call for Informal and Formal Educators!

Sunday, March 1, 2015 (All day) - Sunday, March 15, 2015 (All day)
Consecutive Sundays 10am-12pm, including STEAM Day 12pm - 3pm

2015 Johns Hopkins University Student Projects

Trails through Balboa Park
presented by the Johns Hopkins University OnSite San Diego Seminar Students


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.

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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.