Upcoming Events
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Dia de los Muertos

Maricruz Alvarado ofrenda 2021 Oct. 29 - Enjoy an afternoon and evening celebrating Dia de los Muertos with artist Maricruz Alvarado. Contribute to the community ofrenda and pet ofrenda. Enjoy hot chocolate and pan de muerto with Tucaari Bakery. Find art by local Dia de los Muertos artists. Music and entertainment by Belen, Violin with Dr. Goldman, and dance performance by Patricia Maldonado. Calaveras ofrenda contributing artists Dr. Goldman, Andres Negrete, Brian Gibson, Edwin Nutting, JC Martinez, Renee Richetts, Rosa […]

Gathering of Nations, A Celebrations of Indigenous Culture

Bonita Museum 4355 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA, United States

You are invited to a Gathering of Nations from 10am to 5pm Saturday, November 5th.  The gathering features the opening reception for exhibition Old World / New World by artist Roberto Salas. This public gathering will celebrate indigenous culture through craft, dance, music, storytellers, filmmakers and food presentations.  The event will honor Kumeyaay educators.    For more information about the exhibition and presentations please see: https://bonitahistoricalsociety.org/roberto-salas-old-world-new-world/ RSVP on Eventbrite to attend: If you are interested in presenting at the gathering […]


Optimist Book Sale

Bonita Museum 4355 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA, United States

Semi-annual book sale at the museum March 4 & 5 by the Bonita Optimist Club: https://bonitaoptimist.org/calendar-of-events/


Chamber Concert: Bonita Quartet

RSVP for the concert Chamber Concert: Bonita Quartet Saturday March 11 2:00pm - 3:00pm - cocktail hour 3:00pm - 4:00pm - concert Enjoy a Chamber Concert in the museum with the Bonita Quartet from 2 – 4PM featuring: Ronald Goldman, violin; Julie Park, violin; Melissa Chu, cello; Adam Birnbaum, viola. The performance is a fundraiser benefitting programming at the museum. The event includes cocktail hour from 2 -3pm and the concert from 3 to 4pm. After the concert enjoy an […]


Microtonal Music Symposium, The Vast Sea between C and c

RSVP Organized by South Bay San Diego Art & Science team Vallo Riberto and Kaz Maslanka, this symposium offers performances and discussions about the San Diego Microtonal Music Scene. The title alludes to the infinity of pitches in microtonal music coined by one of San Diego’s must celebrated microtonal composers, Harry Partch. The Bonita presentation will be a one day event from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., with an extended gallery exhibition of hand crafted instruments, pictorials and graphic illustration. […]


Gathering of Nations

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 am to 4 pm A free event to celebrate indigenous culture with food, crafts and cultural presentations.   The museum is located on traditional Kumeyaay land and acknowledges and honors indigenous communities.  This is a free community event.  Coordinator of gathering, Heather Gallana. Thank you to Sponsors: Sycuan DAR, Linnares Chaper poster: Gathering of Nations post 2023  

Learn how to play Mahjong

FASHION, LEARN, PLAY Join this special event celebrating AAPI Heritage Month. Whether you’re a beginner or recreational player, come play with us and get an exclusive view of this month’s exhibit “Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Culture through Fashion and Stories.” Mahjong (mah-JONG) is a tile-based game that was developed in the 19th century in China and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century.   The event is limited to 32 players. $25 registration fee includes […]