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Balboa Park After Dark

This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from July 7-September 1, enjoy extended evening hours until 8pm at Mingei. Special $5 admission after 5pm!

Friday, August 25|5:00 pm - 8:00 pm|$5 & FREE for Members!

Exhibition

Kanban

Traditional Shop Signs of Japan

Created from wood, bamboo, iron, paper, fabric, gold leaf and lacquer, these unique objects are a rich fusion of art and commerce.

April 15, 2017 - October 8, 2017

Exhibition

Trappings

Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds

Featuring objects from around the globe that celebrate the speed, power and serviceability of the horse and other noble beasts of burden.

May 26, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Exhibition

Arline Fisch

One of a Kind

Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.

June 17, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Exhibition

Indonesian Shadow Puppets

An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.

July 19, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Event

Balboa Park After Dark

This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from July 7-September 1, enjoy extended evening hours until 8pm at Mingei. Special $5 admission after 5pm!

Friday, August 25|5:00 pm - 8:00 pm|$5 & FREE for Members!

Event

Balboa Park After Dark

This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from July 7-September 1, enjoy extended evening hours until 8pm at Mingei. Special $5 admission after 5pm!

Friday, September 1|5:00 pm - 8:00 pm|$5 & FREE for Members!

Event

Yoni ki Baat

Ahaana presents Yoni ki Baat and MenOlogues, with a mimosa/samosa Reception. 5:00 - 7:00PM, Reception 7:00 - 9:00PM, Performance

Saturday, September 9|5:00 pm - 9:00 pm|$30.00

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Members’ Reception

Join other Museum Members in opening the new exhibition, ART OF THE AMERICAS - Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, September 16|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm|Free for Members

Event

Family Sunday

Don’t miss our monthly event just for families!

Sunday, September 17|12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|$5 Per Family

Event

Free Tuesday

On the third Tuesday of each month, Mingei International Museum extends free admission to all.

Tuesday, September 19|10:00 am - 4:30 pm|Free

Event

Graceful Strokes: A Beginners Calligraphy Workshop

Join us for a beginner’s workshop on Japanese Calligraphy taught by San Diego Fellow Calligrapher member, Helen Lebowitz.

Saturday, September 23|9:00 am - 12:00 pm|$45 / $35 Members, Students and Faculty

Event

Harvest Celebration

Harvest Celebration, a happy-hour social, is presented by the Hellenic Cultural Society of San Diego. 

Thursday, September 28|6:00 pm - 10:00 pm|$30

Event

Lunchtime Lecture

Hear about the pre-Columbian jewelry on view in ART OF THE AMERICAS from Robert Lui, Coeditor of Ornament Magazine.

Friday, September 29|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm|Free with Admission

Exhibition

Kanban

Traditional Shop Signs of Japan

Created from wood, bamboo, iron, paper, fabric, gold leaf and lacquer, these unique objects are a rich fusion of art and commerce.

April 15, 2017 - October 8, 2017

Exhibition

Trappings

Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds

Featuring objects from around the globe that celebrate the speed, power and serviceability of the horse and other noble beasts of burden.

May 26, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Exhibition

Arline Fisch

One of a Kind

Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.

June 17, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Exhibition

Indonesian Shadow Puppets

An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.

July 19, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Exhibition

Art of the Americas

Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection

Part of the Getty Center-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition offers the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.

September 16, 2017 - February 18, 2018Opens soon

Daily Offerings

2pm

Guided Museum Tour

Join on of the Museum’s docents for a tour of the current exhibitions. Free with admission.

8am-5pm

Café Mingei

Enjoy coffee, tea and treats from the Museum’s café. View Menu

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