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Bonita Museum & Cultural Center

The Bonita Museum & Cultural Center features exhibits of local history and fine arts. The Bonita Museum, established over 20 years ago as a one-day display of historic photographs, strives to preserve, for public education and enjoyment, the culture, history, art, crafts and aesthetic facets of the region, specifically El Rancho de la Naçion in South San Diego County.

In the Audi Lawson Gallery, the various stories of Bonita’s one hundred year history are told with artifacts and photographs. Displays include Native American culture, the lemon orchard period, the events of the flood of 1916, and the transformation of family life by technology. Presentations in The Corky McMillin Companies Gallery change six times each year, and include the Museum’s Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Community Art Shows, and traveling exhibits of art and history.

The Museum also hosts various special events each year, including an annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration.

The Bonita Museum & Cultural Center is located at 4355 Bonita Road in Bonita, adjacent to the Bonita Sunnyside Branch Library, and the hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For further information, contact Museum Director Julie Gay at 619-267-5141.

Upcoming event at Bonita Museum & Cultural Center

Bonita Blast

  • Saturday, September 9, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • This September the Bonita Museum & Cultural Center will host a special exhibit and fundraising event showcasing numerous service organizations that have contributed to the growth of the Museum and the Sweetwater Valley community. Some of the organizations participating are the Kiwanis, Optimists, Rotary and the Sweetwater Woman’s Club. These non-profit organizations will display their history and charitable activities that make Bonita the great community that it is. We hope ... Read more

All upcoming events at Bonita Museum & Cultural Center

Bonita BlastSeptember 9, 2017

Past events

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Business hours

Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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