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Bus Tour: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring

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Bus Tour: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring

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Sunday, July 16
7:45 a.m.–7:00 p.m.


Explore special exhibitions at The Grand LA and The Broad and meet two new friends: Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.


Basquiat: King Pleasure | The Grand LA

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s contributions to the history of art and his explorations of multifaceted cultural phenomena are showcased through immersive environments providing unique insight into the late artist’s creative life. Basquiat: King Pleasure at The Grand LA showcases over 200 never-before-seen and rarely shown works and artifacts. The exhibition is organized, curated, and executive produced by the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat as administered by the artist’s sisters.


Keith Haring: Art Is for Everybody | The Broad

Featuring over 120 artworks and archival materials, this is the first-ever museum exhibition of Keith Haring’s work in Los Angeles. Keith Haring: Art Is for Everybody at The Broad explores both Haring’s artistic practice and life, with much of the source material for the exhibition coming from his personal journals.




7:45 a.m. | Arrive in Balboa Park

8:00 a.m. | Bus departs from Balboa Park (from the north end of the Pan American Plaza parking lot)

8:30 a.m. | Bus picks up guests at the La Costa Park & Ride (710 La Costa Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024)

10:00 a.m. | The Grand LA for the Basquiat exhibition with docent tour

Noon | Pick up lunch at Vespaio and eat in a nice shady spot

1:30 p.m. | Keith Haring exhibition at The Broad

2:30 p.m. | Free time to explore

4:00 p.m. | Optional happy hour at Vespaio with guide

5:00 p.m. | Depart for San Diego


Pick-Up Locations

Balboa Park

Bus will leave from the north end of the Pan American Plaza parking lot (opposite end of the Air and Space Museum) in Balboa Park at 8:00 a.m.

North County

Bus will pick up at the La Costa Park & Ride (710 La Costa Avenue), just east of Interstate 5 at 8:15 a.m.



$165 members and docents | $175 nonmembers

Seats are limited.

Ticket includes morning coffee, entry to both museums, lunch, and a snack box for the ride home.


Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.


Featured at top right: Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat at the opening reception for Julian Schnabel at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1987. Photography © George Hirose.

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July 16, 2023
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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