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December 2022

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December 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hostile Terrain 94

Museum of Us, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Content Warning: Please be aware that the content of this exhibit may be difficult or disturbing for some visitors. Content on this webpage has been largely adapted from text by the Undocumented Migration Project. To learn more about the project, click here. In 1994, the United States Border Patrol formally implemented the immigration enforcement strategy known as “Prevention Through Deterrence.” This was a policy designed to discourage undocumented migrants from attempting to cross the U.S-Mexico border near urban ports of…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Galileo: Space Visionary

San Diego Air and Space Museum, 2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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GALILEO: Space Visionary Special Exhibition Now Open Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer who has been called the “father” of observational astronomy, physics, the scientific method and modern science. The GALILEO: Space Visionary special exhibition is a hands-on, interactive exhibition engaging visitors by revealing the secrets of Galileo’s groundbreaking science through interactive experiments and exhibits. With a hands-on simple machines lab, even the youngest scientist can have fun learning how yesterday’s science has shaped the modern world. Key features of the…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Expedition Baja

San Deigo Natural History Museum (the NAT), 1788 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Conserving one of the most amazing places on Earth. The Baja California Peninsula is one of the most special places in the world. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Sea of Cortés on the east, this 775-mile-long peninsula has a warm climate and diverse terrain, ranging from coastal sand dunes and rugged mountain peaks to desert flats to isolated islands. The varied landscape supports an amazing diversity of plant and animal life—towering cardón cacti, islands crowded…

Fri 2
December 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Exchanging Words: Women and Letters in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting

September 21–December 31, 2022 Women and letters feature prominently in Dutch genre paintings from the second half of the seventeenth century. Captivating images show women reading, writing, and receiving letters, often in the company of books, and exchanging ideas with present or absent companions. Although the contents of these missives are rarely legible, they invite curiosity and contemplation, drawing the beholder into intimate, domestic spaces. Such scenes emphasize women’s engagement with the written word and demonstrate a remarkable interest in…

Fri 2
December 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Caught on Camera

San Deigo Natural History Museum (the NAT), 1788 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Slinking through your neighborhood. Darting across the highway. Fluttering along your favorite hiking trail. Wildlife is all around, even when we don’t see it. The Nat offers visitors a rare peek into the secret lives of wild animals in its newest exhibition. Caught on Camera: Wildlife When No One’s Watching opens November 18, 2022, in the Museum’s top- floor photography gallery. The show features remarkable images of southern California wildlife “caught” on film with the help of camera traps set…

Fri 2
December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Antarctica

It is a land of mystery, but what happens in Antarctica affects every single one of us. With never-before-seen footage, this story brings audiences to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent. It is the coldest, driest and windiest place on Earth with the roughest oceans and yet, weird and wonderful creatures thrive here in astounding abundance. Swim alongside playful seals, soar above mountain peaks and vast penguin colonies and witness the largest congregation of fin and humpback…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sreshta Rit Premnath: Grave/Grove

Institute of Contemporary Art Central, 1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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ICA San Diego presents an exhibition of sculptural works and ink drawings by multimedia artist Sreshta Rit Premnath. Exploring the translation between humans and plants, Sreshta Rit Premnath (b. Bangalore, India, 1979, based in Brooklyn, NY) presents amorphous plaster sculptures, metal fencing, and plants that cohabitate within the gallery. He investigates shared spaces of growth and care, such as community gardens or nurseries, and how they can be embedded within the otherwise dehumanizing spaces of collective discipline and confinement, such…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Turtle Odyssey

Turtle Odyssey tells the heartwarming story of one tiny sea turtle’s big adventure. Based in Australia, and narrated by Russell Crowe, Turtle Odyssey explores the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. The film follows Bunji from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meets incredible creatures and has some really wild encounters. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Antarctica

It is a land of mystery, but what happens in Antarctica affects every single one of us. With never-before-seen footage, this story brings audiences to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent. It is the coldest, driest and windiest place on Earth with the roughest oceans and yet, weird and wonderful creatures thrive here in astounding abundance. Swim alongside playful seals, soar above mountain peaks and vast penguin colonies and witness the largest congregation of fin and humpback…

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Fri 2
December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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December Nights

Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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December Nights is back for 2022! Join us on Dec. 2 and 3 for the City of San Diego's largest holiday festival in beautiful Balboa Park. This free family-friendly event brings San Diegans together to enjoy the lights, the sounds, the attractions, and of course, the amazing food. Check the City of San Diego's December Nights webpage for up-to-date information!

Fri 2
December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Turtle Odyssey

Turtle Odyssey tells the heartwarming story of one tiny sea turtle’s big adventure. Based in Australia, and narrated by Russell Crowe, Turtle Odyssey explores the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. The film follows Bunji from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meets incredible creatures and has some really wild encounters. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where…

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Sat 3
December 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hostile Terrain 94

Museum of Us, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Content Warning: Please be aware that the content of this exhibit may be difficult or disturbing for some visitors. Content on this webpage has been largely adapted from text by the Undocumented Migration Project. To learn more about the project, click here. In 1994, the United States Border Patrol formally implemented the immigration enforcement strategy known as “Prevention Through Deterrence.” This was a policy designed to discourage undocumented migrants from attempting to cross the U.S-Mexico border near urban ports of…

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