BACC - Balboa Art Conservation Center
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BACC is a nonprofit regional conservation center devoted to the preservation of material culture in the areas of art and history.


Slideshow of hands performing various art conservation tasks at BACC.


February 23, 2016: Visit the San Diego Museum of Art to see a reunited 450-year old European altarpiece and read about the project in the San Diego Union-Tribune. The Center was excited to be involved in this interesting collaborative project.

February 5, 2016: BACC welcomes applicants for the position of Conservator of Paintings with a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience. Applications are due March 31, 2016. Please see Employment Opportunities for more details.

January 25, 2016: NEW WEBSITE COMING SOON! A new BACC website will be under construction in coming months. Please stay tuned for updates on the upcoming launch.

January 7, 2016: The Center is pleased to offer a one-year post graduate Mellon Fellowship in the conservation of paintings. Applications are due March 15, 2016 for a position beginning in September. Please see Employment Opportunities for more details.

The Balboa Art Conservation Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary! Donate to the annual fund campaign and learn how BACC works to preserve material culture for future generations by visiting

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Website made possible by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.