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.

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.

The Balboa Art Conservation Center celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015! To learn about the conservation treatment of "Saint Jerome in the Wilderness" and help BACC continue to preserve material culture for future generations, please visit

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