Timings : Tue to Sun from 12 P.M. to 5 P.M. (Mon closed)
Admission : Free (Pay if you want to donate)
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
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San Diego Art Institute is a not-for-profit institution in San Diego, California, that is an experimental bi-national modern art center. It is situated in the historic building House of Charm in Balboa Park, El Prado. SDAI is the only contemporary culture association in Balboa Park that supports the creation of innovative art by providing exclusive space for artistic competencies of Southern California and Northern Baja to fraternize, exhibit, and bloom.
Their mission is to upgrade the regional contemporary art and artists while nurturing cultural equity through providing access to meaningful art experiences.
The SDAI is an 8,000 sq. ft. gallery area. Here, exhibitions are rotated every eight weeks. Curated exhibitions are organized to showcase the residing talents. SDAI believes that there's copious creative talent in the San Diego region, and that must be showcased. The artworks range from painting to photography, from modern craft to site-specific installations & new experimental works. The Institute has five holiday-closures in the year: Thanksgiving Day, Independence Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, & New Years Day.