Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego

MOPA (Museum of Photographic Arts | San Diego)

1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-7559

Tucked away in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego provides an elegant and sophisticated venue with exclusive access worldwide photography and Balboa Park’s historic ambiance. MOPA’s contemporary and innovative setting is ideal for private parties, corporate gatherings, wedding receptions or engagement parties. This exceptional art gallery is sure to engrain an everlasting impression on you and your guests.

Facilities and Capacity
Museum of Photographic Arts has two event spaces that are available, each with their own unique style and features. The David C. Copley Atrium can fit 140 seated guests, and 200 guests cocktail-style. The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater has a maximum capacity of 226 guests.

Services Offered
This venue offers complementary event rentals to ensure that all your needs are met for the best possible wedding day. The staff at the Museum of Photographic Arts can also provide setup and cleanup assistance, and there is wireless Internet available on-site.

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Art Gallery, Museum


Elegant, Modern, Unique