San Diego Art Institute

Admission included
San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) is a contemporary art center that creates engaging, accessible, and multi-disciplinary programs and exhibitions for audiences of Southern California/Baja Norte, with a focus on new commissions by local artists.


Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm;
Sunday, 12 pm-4:00 pm


Mondays. May be closed major U.S. holidays.

Getting In

Present your pass at the admissions counter.


1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Driving Directions

From I-5 south, exit Sassafras Street, left on Laurel Street. From I-5 North, exit at Sixth Ave., turn right on Sixth Ave. and left on El Prado. From the East or West: Take I-8 to 163 South, take University Avenue exit, which becomes Sixth Avenue, turn left on El Prado.