San Diego

San Diego's museums of art and photography will merge

The Balboa Park cultural mainstays will form one institution, effective 1 July

Museum championing ‘art of the people’ reopens in San Diego after $55m renovation

The Mingei International Museum, which has been closed for three years, holds a vast collection of folk art and design

Restitution case targets Thyssen museum

But it may not be legally possible to sue Spain in the US courts

San Diego Museum of Art refuses funding from tobacco giant Philip Morris due to controversy

The museum has been widely criticised by Californians for indirectly condoning the company's exploitation of addiction