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San Diego Art Institute tickets

San Diego Art Institute tickets

Gate Prices Adult $5.00
Child (3-12)
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.

A new exhibition opens every four to six weeks, offering a comprehensive perspective on cutting edge artwork being created in the San Diego region. A visit to SDAI is an opportunity to see local artwork and support San Diego's artists and art communities. Engaging programs range from SDAI album launches to innovative summer camps to professional development workshops. Be a part of what's happening in regional arts today!

Don't miss a trip to Space 1439, SDAI's gift shop that features unique handcrafted prints, sculpture, jewelry, and ephemera created by local artists and artisans.

The Go San Diego Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Your pass includes San Diego Art Institute tickets, plus admission to dozens more top attractions.

Getting In

Present your pass at the admissions counter.


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


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


1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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.

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