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Now Accepting Nominations for the Balboa Park Sustainability Awards

Sustainability Plays a Leading Role in the Museum of Photographic Arts’ Theater Remodel

Written By: Kelly Hagarty

The Museum of Photographic Arts recently remodeled its Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater. Although theatergoers will be excited to experience the new state-of-the-art projector donated by Christie Digital and Las Patronas, it is the sustainability features that have the Balboa Park Sustainability Program delighted. When redesigning the updated theater, MOPA chose to use products and companies that have a lower impact on the environment.

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 Cultural Partnership Welcomes the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation as New Member

San Diego, Calif. — (June 18, 2014) — The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (BPCP) is pleased to welcome its newest Associate Member, the San Diego Botanical-Garden Foundation. This new member takes the number of arts, cultural and science institutions represented by BPCP to 28.

“We are delighted to welcome the Botanical-Garden Foundation,” said Peter Comiskey, BPCP Executive Director.

Sustainability Program Looking for LEED Intern to Join the Team

The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is looking for a university intern to support the Sustainability Program’s LEED initiatives at three Balboa Park multi-tenant buildings.  The Balboa Park LEED intern will assist building tenants to document green purchasing compliance in the Materials and Resource category of the LEED 2009 Existing Building: Operations + Maintenance rating system.

A Great Success in Home Energy Savings

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers came together on Thursday, March 20 for an exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads were offered at substantial discounts. 

This was a fun and interesting way to learn more about energy efficiency savings and LED technology for your home.

 

See photos from the event!

CBS Reports on Launch of Explorer

Balboa Park Explorer pass now on sale

Video Report By Kelly Hessedal, Reporter

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An annual pass for admission to 17 Balboa Park museums, including the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center and San Diego Air and Space Museum, went on sale Monday.

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.