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Today's Children * Tomorrow's Future


Join us at Art Walk San Diego!

Visit our booth in the Kids Walk area

Sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union, KidsWalk is a hands-on art experience at the festival. Participate in fun and creative art experiences that open young minds. Located on Date Street between State and Union.

Volunteers are needed!


Art Walk San Diego in Little Italy     
Saturday and Sunday April 28 & 29   
10am to 6pm
3 hour shifts having fun helping children with an easy art project.



ArtsBusXpress booth in the Kids Walk area of the festival on Date Street between State and Union. We provide the funds to bus San Diego City/County school children to Arts and Science events and field trips.


Patricia Wahle, volunteer coordinator
858-205-9219 /
sign up online using this link.

This is Why We Fund Field Trips!

Student thanks donors for funding field trip


Kiwanis Club of La Jolla

for funding 6 busloads of students

A note from President Kathleen Stoughton

Recent studies by the National Endowment for the Arts and others document the exceptional value of field study trips for youth. For example, teenagers who study the arts scored higher on standardized vocabulary tests than those who did not study the arts. They are also 20% less likely to experience a suspension from school. For more fascinating facts about the impact of field study trips, click on the link below.

How Field Trips Boost Students' Lifelong Success

We Need Your Help!

Our mission is to help the teachers deliver amazing educational experiences for their students. Demand for funding bus transportation to the arts and sciences continues to increase.  A $350 donation will get 60 students to the arts and sciences for a life-changing experience.

Requests received to date are 50% more than we received for all of the 2016-2017 fiscal year!

Many requests may go unfunded....

unless you help!

Your support is needed more than ever. Please fund a bus today!
PLEASE DONATE! Any amount helps

Attention Teachers:  Upcoming Events

MOPA and ABX are sending students

MOPA Youth Exhibition open for submissions
Annual Youth Exhibition
Museum of Photographic Arts

MOPA's an annual juried exhibition showcases the photographic talents of local youth. It is now open for submissions! MOPA welcomes students in grades K-12 throughout San Diego County and Tijuana to creatively interpret this year’s theme of SOUND.  We encourage you to be creative in your interpretation! Deadline for submissions is May 10.
 Click here for more details.
Artist Erica Deeman speaks April 27
Artist Erica Deeman to speak: April 27, 2018
Two series by contemporary artist Erica Deeman, Brown and Silhouettes, will be on display. The work investigates the history of race, ethnography, and portraiture through large-scale photographs. This exhibition is part of the museum’s The Artist Speaks series that includes a large video installation of the artist explaining the work in her own words
 Click here for more details. 
Moment in Time - Photography exhibiit at MOPA
Moment in time: May 5, 2018
Over 50 years ago, in 1967, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall assembled the first corporate photography collection. A stunning selection of works spanning the history of photography, this exhibition presents iconic images from Julia Margaret Cameron, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Imogen Cunningham, Robert Frank, Dorothea Lange, and many more.
Click here for more details.

Current Educational Collaborations

Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego       
Volunteers Needed ...
San Diego Festival of the Arts 2018This annual event on June 9 & 10, is produced by the Torrey Pines Kiwanis Club Foundation and sponsored by San Diego Magazine, attracting thousands of people to the San Diego Waterfront Park. ArtsBusXpress is one of the many beneficiaries of the proceeds from this event. Buy your Festival tickets online and save.

Highlighting diverse works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from internationally known artists, the event also features live music and entertainment, a craft beer and wine garden and a variety of cuisine from San Diego’s top restaurants.  Volunteer at the ABX booth.
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