Mingei International Museum
Mingei International Museum is located in Balboa Park on the Plaza de Panama. The museum features dynamic, changing exhibitions of folk art, craft, and design from all eras and cultures of the world.
Thursday, December 10, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 24, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 8, 6:00 p.m.
ExhibitsMade in America: Craft Icons of the 50 States
Runs September 19 through February 21, 2016.
Curated by Director Rob Sidner, this exhibition is over two years in the making and features traditional and contemporary iconic craft icons that represent each of our 50 states. This artwork highlights distinctive materials, excellence of workmanship, and makers’ imaginations. Exploring regional and national craft traditions while expressing each state’s unique contribution to the richness of the American experience, this exhibition celebrates the variety of craft found in America.Carved and Whittled Sculpture: American Folk Art Walking Sticks from the Hill Collection
Runs July 25 through January 10, 2016.
Between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, American folk artists created thousands of carved and painted wood sculptures in the form of utilitarian walking sticks. This exhibition of folk sculpture, organized by the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, provides a unique view of creativity and culture.
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|Tuesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
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|Friday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
- "Sparky, hectic, unmediated inventiveness on display" · July 15, 2015
- "Strike-meister Bill Traylor" · April 24, 2013