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.
Sunday, February 18, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 15, 6:00 p.m.
ARLINE FISCHA retrospective view of more than seven decades of work. Features jewelry and body ornaments, as well as a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally renowned artist and San Diego resident, Arline Fisch. On view June 17 to January 7, 2018.
ART OF THE AMERICASPre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection. More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to objects for domestic use. A rare collection of Maya textile fragments and ancient bead strands will also be presented. On view September 16 to February 18, 2018.
KANTHARecycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal Over 40 traditional folk textiles created from recycled garments—intricately embroidered with vivid, colorful and imaginative designs. On view October 28 to May 25, 2018.
WEAVING A PATHNavajo Women and the Feminine Ethos Featuring rugs, saddle blankets, and wearing blankets from various districts in the Diné (Navajo) Nation, all from Mingei’s permanent collection. On view December 9 to May 28, 2018.
|Sunday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|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