In the midst of these uncertain times, we are committed to supporting each other as a community, and we encourage everyone to take care of themselves – and of friends, family, neighbors, and fellow community members. Together, we can strengthen our shared bonds of humanity and community at a time when we need it the most.

In that spirit, we are sharing resources that our community may find helpful as we all continue to navigate daily life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • San Diego Workforce Partnership encourages workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to learn more about resources for unemployment, working parents, and benefits to those quarantined or sick.
  • The Smithsonian Institution is committed to supporting teachers and students around the globe as they face unprecedented new learning challenges. On the Smithsonian Distance Learning Lab, teachers have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian’s museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more.

Additionally, members of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, including the Museum of Man, have put together a variety of resources and activities for people to enjoy during their temporary closures, including:

  • Balboa Park TV, which features playlists of videos from 21 Park institutions
  • A Live Chat feature

If you have any more suggestions for community resources to feature on this page, please contact us at We look forward to reopening and welcoming back visitors to the Museum as soon as we can safely and responsibly do so.

Photo by Chris Szwedo