4355 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91902  *  phone: 619-267-5141  * follow us on Facebook  &  Instagram

The Museum is Open Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm, or by appointment.

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The Art of Animal Sculpture
Exhibition Dates: January 26- March 16,2019
Reception: Saturday, January 26 


Mark Edward Adams 

D.L. Engle

Mehl Lawson

Adam Matano 

Doug Peterson  at Bonita Locksmith

Since 1991

call 619-252-1340, hours: 10-3pm

"Voted Nicest Locksmith in San Diego by the
Bonita Museum Staff"

Saturday February 9th, 12noon - 2 PM 
Meet sculptor Mehl Lawson in the museum

during "Art in the Museum" day.

Saturday February 23rd, 12noon - 2PM

Meet curator and sculptor Mark Edward Adams during "Art in the Museum" day.

History Display:

History of the Sweetwater Valley
New Publication in the Museum
Historic Tales of Bonita

by writer Mary E. Oswell

The next student photo contest takes place: November 26, 2018 through February 1,2019.   The selected photos will be acknowledged at the Artists Reception (5 p.m.) and awards presentation at the March 13, 2019  Sweetwater Authority Board Meeting (6 p.m.).

​Become a member and help support free art and history programs in your community! 

Bonita Valley Garden Club

Bonita Optimists Club

​Sweetwater Woman's Club

Las Primeras

Bonita Organic Garden Club - meets 4th Tuesday of the month 6:30pm
Chula Vista Coin Club - meets 1st Thursday of the month 6:00pm

Bahia Sur Kennel Club - meets 3rd Monday of the month 6:30pm

Mission of the Museum:

The Bonita Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, for public education and enjoyment, the culture, history, arts, crafts, and aesthetic facets of the region, specifically El Rancho de la Nacion in South San Diego County.