The Museum presents a selection of films and documentaries throughout the year that complement and enhance the understanding of the permanent collection and special exhibitions on view. Films are screened in the James S. Copley Auditorium at the Museum and galleries are open for viewing prior to the screening unless otherwise noted.

Screen on the Green

Grab a picnic and join us under the stars for our summer tradition! Film screenings for Screen on the Green start at sundown (roughly 8:00 p.m.) on Thursdays in August at the Botanical Garden Lawn in Balboa Park.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

August 1, 2019

An American in Paris (1951)

August 8, 2019

Spellbound (1945)

August 15, 2019

Black Orpheus (1959)

August 22, 2019

Drácula (1931)

August 29, 2019

Film Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Each Thursday in August, the Museum will host a Lovesac Lounge for one lucky group to enjoy an exclusive viewing experience during Screen On The Green. You can win the opportunity to watch the week’s film in a premium location on “The World’s Most Comfortable Seat™” for yourself and a group of friends.⁣⁣⁣⁣ Go to the Museum’s Instagram profile @sandiegomuseumofart to learn more.

Upcoming Films

Agents of Change (2016)

September 13, 2019