Mingei International Museum
Quilts from the Pat L. Nikols Collection
Comprised of 350 American quilts from local collectors Pat and Tom Nickols, this installation provides a second look at selections from this important donation to Mingei International Museum. Over the last 30 years, Pat L. Nickols has amassed a wondrous collection of mostly American quilts; a quilt and fabric historian, her knowledge of this important genre of American folk art is boundless. The collection comprises quilts made from the early 1800s to the 1950s, gathered from many parts of the United States and includes excellent examples of various quilting patterns and techniques. Through December 31.
Allied Craftsmen Today Founded in San Diego in 1947, the Allied Craftsmen have been a significant community of mutual support and inspiration, many of whose earliest members are featured in the Museum’s exhibition San Diego's Craft Revolution – From Post War Modern to California Design. Through January 5, 2014.
Please Be SeatedFrom woven mats to high-tech contemporary designs, this exhibition will reveal the never-ending quest to seat people comfortably, appropriately, and fashionably. Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and from other institutional and private collections, the exhibition will present wide-ranging examples of seating from many periods and cultures. Through February 9, 2014.
Struck By Modernism C. Carl Jennings, California Artist-Blacksmith. This exhibition will feature large forged works including gates, headboards, chandeliers, and free-standing sculpture of by C. Carl Jennings. Through March 16, 2014.
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