The Museum in the News

Media Contact:

James Haddan
Senior Director of Development & External Communications
jhaddan@museumofman.org | (619) 239-2001 x 30

2020

AUGUST 4, 2020 | KUSI
CEO of the San Diego Museum of Us explains the name change

AUGUST 3, 2020 | Fox Business
San Diego Museum of Man announces name change

AUGUST 3, 2020 | KPBS
San Diego Museum Of Man Changes Name To San Diego Museum Of Us

AUGUST 2, 2020 | NBC 7 San Diego
San Diego Museum of Man Announces Inclusive Name Change

AUGUST 2, 2020 | Fox 5 San Diego
Citing desire for inclusivity, San Diego Museum of Man announces name change

AUGUST 2, 2020 | San Diego Union-Tribune
As it moves forward with decolonizing, Museum of Man gets a new name

APRIL 13, 2020 | Grist
How to help your neighbors when a pandemic hits? Exhibit A: Museums.

APRIL 9, 2020 | KPBS
San Diego Museum of Man Offers Itself To The Fight Against COVID-19

FEBRUARY 21, 2020 | KUSI
California Tower in Balboa Park reopens to the public after seismic retrofit

FEBRUARY 20, 2020 | FOX 5 San Diego
California Tower Finally Reopens After Seismic Retrofit

FEBRUARY 19, 2020 | KUSI
California Tower at Balboa Park reopens to the public after year-long closure

FEBRUARY 18, 2020 | CBS 8
California Tower reopens at Balboa Park

FEBRUARY 18, 2020 | San Diego Metro
California Tower at Balboa Park reopens after seismic retrofit

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | NBC Bay Area
California Tower Finally Reopens After Seismic Retrofit

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | Times of San Diego
California Tower in Balboa Park Reopens to Public After Seismic Retrofit

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | FOX 5 San Diego
California Tower at Museum of Man reopens for tours

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | ABC10 News 
California Tower at Museum of Man in Balboa Park reopens following seismic retrofit

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | San Diego Union-Tribune
Balboa Park’s California Tower, closed for a year, is open to the public again

JANUARY 31, 2020 | San Diego Metro
Daily Business Report – Erin Spiewak named chief financial and operations officer of S.D. Museum of Man

JANUARY 8, 2020 | American Alliance of Museums
Knowing Better, Doing Better: The San Diego Museum of Man takes a holistic approach to decolonization.

2018

OCTOBER 11, 2018 | The Washington Post 
The ‘Decolonization’ of the American Museum

OCTOBER 11, 2018 | CBS 8
San Diego Museum of Man: Wild Life!

OCTOBER 9, 2018 | NBC 7
‘Wild Life’ Event at the San Diego Museum of Man

AUGUST 17, 2018 | NBC 7
Summer Secrets at San Diego Museum of Man

AUGUST 10, 2018 | UT San Diego
Why the Museum of Man wants to Change its Name

AUGUST 2, 2018 | KPBS
San Diego Museum of Man in Balboa Park Wants Your Help Deciding New Name

AUGUST 1, 2018 | UT San Diego
Museum of Man Looking for a New Name. What Should it be Called?

AUGUST 1, 2018 | San Diego CityBeat
Museums in Balboa Park Attempt to “Decolonize”

JULY 31, 2018 | Voice of San Diego
Culture Report: Taking Dance from Viral to Vital 

JULY 28, 2018 | ABC 10
San Diego’s Museum of Man Mulls New Name

JULY 11, 2018 | Times of San Diego
Unsightly 1940s Bullhorns Replaced on Iconic California Tower

JULY 9, 2018 | UT San Diego 
‘PostSecret’ Exhibit Turns Museum of Man into a Confession Booth

JUNE 26, 2018 | Markets Insider
Nissan Foundation Awards $730,000 in Grants to 29 Organizations Promoting the Value of Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity

APRIL 16, 2018 | UT San Diego
Deep, Dark Thought-Provoking Secrets Revealed at New Exhibition 

APRIL 16, 2018 | KPBS
San Diegans Spill their Secrets in PostSecret Exhibit at Museum of Man

APRIL 14, 2018 | Times of San Diego
What Secrets Lurk in San Diegans’ Hearts? Museum of Man Knows

APRIL 12, 2018 | KUSI
San Diego Museum of Man Opening New Interactive Exhibit

APRIL 11, 2018 | CBS 8
Sneak Peek: San Diego Museum of Man’s New Exhibit, PostSecret

APRIL 5, 2018 | UT San Diego
Want to Know a Secret? Museum of Man Exhibit Displays Postcards in which People Open Up Anonymously 

APRIL 2, 2018 | NBC 7
PostSecret Exhibit Coming to Museum of Man in San Diego

MARCH 26, 2018 | San Diego Magazine
Personal Stories are on Display at the Museum of Man’s PostSecret

MARCH 5, 2018 | FOX 5
Millions of People Anonymously Shared their Secrets with One Man

MARCH 5, 2018 | CBS 8
San Diego Museum of Man Shares Secrets in New Exhibit

FEBRUARY 21, 2018 | ABC 10
Iconic California Tower in Balboa Park Gets 100,000th Visitor 

FEBRUARY 21, 2018 | KUSI 
100,000th Visitor to Go Up California Tower in Balboa Park

JANUARY 31, 2018 | wsRADIO
Patrons of the Prado and San Diego Museum of Man

JANUARY 27, 2018 | KUSI
PostSecret Pop Up in Balboa Park

JANUARY 22, 2018 | San Diego Business Journal
Museums Exhibit Self-Reliance 

JANUARY 3, 2018 | USA Today
Beer Museums Around the World

 

2016

NOVEMBER 28, 2016 | KPBS
San Diego Museum of Man Explores History of Cannibalism 

NOVEMBER 21, 2016 | USA Today
10 Museum Exhibits About Eating and Drinking

NOVEMBER 9, 2016 | Times of San Diego
Museum of Man Opens for Free in Aftermath of Contentious Election

AUGUST 23, 2016 | San Diego CityBeat
The AjA Project is Ready for its Close-Up

MAY 10, 2016 | Ranch & Coast
California Tower Tour 

MARCH 27, 2016 | UT San Diego
Faces Become Artifacts at Museum of Man

MARCH 15, 2016 | KPBS
San Diego Museum of Man Serves up New Exhibit on Cannibals

MARCH 5, 2016 | San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Interactive Cannibalism Exhibit Comes to San Diego’s Museum of Man

MARCH 4, 2016 | UT San Diego
‘Cannibals,’ a Show with Bite

MARCH 4, 2016 | CBS 8
Can Jeff Stomach the New Cannibal Exhibit?

MARCH 3, 2016 | Times of San Diego
Museum of Man Explores Myth and Reality of Cannibals 

2015

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 | UT San Diego
California Tower is the Height of Fun

MAY 22, 2015 | San Diego Magazine
Inside the Icon: The California Building

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 | UT San Diego
San Diego Museum of Man Goes Green

FEBRUARY 6, 2015 | San Diego Downtown News
A Rare and Magical Project

JANUARY 23, 2015 | KPBS
2,600 Visitors Climb California Tower Since Reopening

JANUARY 15, 2015 | NBC Bay Area
San Diego New: Climb the California Tower

JANUARY 5, 2015 | LA Times
Tickets to San Diego’s Newly Opened California Tower in Hot Demand

2014

DECEMBER 29, 2014 | KPBS
Balboa Park’s Iconic California Tower Opens to Public After 80 Years

DECEMBER 28, 2014 | Times of San Diego
Balboa Park’s California Tower Reopening After 80 Years

DECEMBER 24, 2014 | NBC San Diego
California Tower Tours Now Available

DECEMBER 24, 2014 | CBS 8
California Tower in Balboa Park to Reopen New Year’s Day 

DECEMBER 23, 2014 | La Jolla Blue Book
Museum of Man’s California Tower Opens for Tours January 1

DECEMBER 5, 2014 | San Diego Downtown News
New Museum of Man Exhibit is Hit and Myth

NOVEMBER 26, 2014 | San Diego Magazine
Balboa Park Opens to the Public

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 | Red Tricycle
Your Insider’s Guide to the Museum of Man

OCTOBER 31, 2014 | NBC 7
Sasquatch Like Bacon and Other Interesting Monsters! Facts

OCTOBER 22, 2014 | KPBS
California Tower in Balboa Park will Reopen to Public Jan. 1

OCTOBER 21, 2014 | KPBS
$3M Fundraiser Kicks Off to Reopen Balboa Park’s California Tower

OCTOBER 21, 2014 | UT San Diego
California Tower Will Open to Public

JULY 14, 2014 | Voice of San Diego
Culture Report: She’s Crafty, Global Empowerment Edition

JUNE 2, 2014 | UT San Diego
‘Border Crossing’ Taking Shape in Balboa Park 

MARCH 18, 2014 | UT San Diego
Museum of Man’s Edible, Quaffable, Exhibition

MARCH 12, 2014 | UT San Diego
Empowering Women with Ideas, Sharing

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 | San Diego Tourism Authority Blog
Don’t Miss These Exciting Exhibitions at San Diego Museums

JANUARY 29, 2014 | KPBS Midday Edition
San Diego Exhibit Puts Women Empowerment on Display

JANUARY 10, 2014 | UT San Diego
Drinkin’ it Old, Old, Old School

JANUARY 9, 2014 | Zagat
BEERology at San Diego Museum of Man

JANUARY 7, 2014 | NBC Los Angeles
BEERology at the Museum of Man

2013

NOVEMBER 6, 2013 | UT San Diego
Balboa Park: Putting Energy Into Energy Upgrades

AUGUST 29, 2013 | KPBS Midday Edition
BEERology, New Exhibit Explores the History of Beer

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 | San Diego Magazine
8 Things I Learned About Ancient Beer

AUGUST 26, 2013 | NBC 7
Museum Toasts to Beerology Exhibit

FEBRUARY 2, 2013 | UT San Diego
One-on-One With Micah Parzen: That Human Connection

JANUARY 23, 2013 | San Diego Reader
Shameless

JANUARY 10, 2013 | FOX 5
Movie Hype Makes Torture Exhibit Popular

 

2012

NOVEMBER 13, 2012 | CBS 8
Balboa Park’s California Tower May Open to the Public

SEPTEMBER 3, 2012 | KPBS Midday Edition
Instruments of Torture

JUNE 22, 2012 | UT San Diego
1031 Team on the Half-Pipe at Museum of Man Saturday

APRIL 22, 2012 | UT San Diego
Museum of Man Retooling Itself for 21st Century