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Crafting Opportunity

330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, 92101
Cost: Free

Crafting Opportunity: Mid-Century work from the Collection of Mingei International Museum Crafting Opportunity, an exhibition of ceramics, furniture, fashion, fiber art, jewelry and metalwork, explores the robust artistic output that followed World War II. Many of the objects from Mingei's permanent collection are on view for the first time. Of note are works by artist craftsmen Ellamarie Woolley, Jack Lenor Larsen, Arline Fisch, Maria Martinez, Douglas Deeds, Berta Wright, Harrison McIntosh, Kay Whitcomb, Laura Andreson, and Charles and Ray Eames. The designer-craftsman movement of the era was known for both camaraderie and individualism, where women and men worked side-by-side to forge career paths. A distinct sense of place - from the city of San Diego to the pueblo of San Ildefonso, New Mexico- existed alongside domestic and international influences, and counterculture was not incompatible with commercial success for these artists. The result was a pervasive sense of experimentation, which unites this diverse collection of objects that continues to inspire and delight makers and collectors today. Mingei.org or /www.sandiego.gov/public-library/visualarts#central for more information.

When

Ongoing until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Hours

Sundays, 12pm-4pm
Tuesdays, 12pm-5pm
Wednesdays, 12pm-5pm
Thursdays, 2pm-7pm
Fridays, 12pm-5pm
Saturdays, 12pm-4pm
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