San Diego Art Institute

San Diego Art Institute Official page of the San Diego Art Institute Our mission is to develop artists and supporters of the visual arts through exhibition, education, and outreach.

SDAI was founded in 1941 and has since remained the premier organization showcasing artists from the Southern California/Baja Norte region. We achieve this mission by creating innovative programs that respond to the needs of our communities, by offering world-class facilities to exhibit artwork, and by forging partnerships with our local and global community. Twitter:


1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA

Opening Hours

Tuesday 12pm - 5pm
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm
Thursday 12pm - 5pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 12pm - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm


(619) 236-0011


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As the only contemporary cultural institution in Balboa Park, SDAI nurtures the creation of groundbreaking art by providing a dedicated exhibition space for the artistic talent that resides in Southern California and Northern Baja to collaborate, exhibit, and thrive. Instagram:

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