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End of Summer Sale

Save up to 15% off in The Collectors' Gallery September 22-24.

Sep 22 - Sep 24, 2017|10:00 am - 5:00 pm|Free

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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

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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

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Lunchtime Lecture

Hear about the pre-Columbian jewelry on view in ART OF THE AMERICAS from Robert Liu, 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, 2017Closes soon

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, 2018

Event

End of Summer Sale

Save up to 15% off in The Collectors' Gallery September 22-24.

Sep 22 - Sep 24, 2017|10:00 am - 5:00 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 Liu, Coeditor of Ornament Magazine.

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

Event

Kids Free in October

Kids 12 and under receive free admission with paid adult admission to 40+ museums during the month of October.

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017|10:00 am - 5:00 pm|Free

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CAMARADA: FANFARE

2017-18 Mingle @ Mingei Concert Series

Sunday, October 1|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm|$35 / $32 Members, Students and Faculty

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Educators’ Fall Preview

Mingle at the Museum for an evening dedicated to educators!

Thursday, October 5|5:00 pm - 7:00 pm|Free

Event

The Getty Center

This event is sold out. To add your name to the waiting list, please email hkerner@mingei.org. 

Saturday, October 7|8:00 am - 6:30 pm|Sold Out

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Family Sunday

Don’t miss our monthly event just for families!

Sunday, October 15|12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|$5 Per Family

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Free Tuesday

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

Tuesday, October 17|10:00 am - 4:30 pm|Free

Event

Pre-Columbian Bites

In partnership with Pisco Rotisserie and Cevicheria, enjoy the traditional flavors of Peru among the pre-Columbian vessels and plates that held them.

Wednesday, October 18|6:00 pm - 9:00 pm|$45 / $35 Members, Students and Faculty

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, 2017Closes soon

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, 2018

Exhibition

Kantha

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal

Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.

October 28, 2017 - March 25, 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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