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Calendar / Family Sunday Pop Up
Sunday May 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for a Family Sunday Pop-Up, hosted by Mingei International Museum! This free program for all ages includes interactive activities throughout the library, a hands-on art project, musical performances, storytelling, prizes and much more. Each month the Museum partners with local artists and organizations throughout the San Diego region to offer a diverse range of programming tied thematically to the Museum’s permanent collection.
This month, celebrate Children’s Day in Japan with colorful koinobori, carp-shaped windsocks. Led by Guest Artist Mieko Anekawa you will experiment with mixed media collage, using watercolor, markers, crayons and more. The carp was selected as a symbol of strength and prosperity. According to legend, a carp swam upstream to become a dragon. When the carp windsock blows in the wind, it appears to be swimming.
Guest Artist Bio: Mieko Anekawa studied Graphic Design in Kyoto, Japan and moved to New York City in 2004. Her art has been in galleries in Chelsea, Tribeca, Queens, and Brooklyn, and she has been in international exhibitions in Amsterdam, Belgium, Canada, England, Osaka, and Tokyo. Her work was also selected to feature in an MTV drama pilot show.
At 1:00pm, enjoy the Japanese art of storytelling (Kamishibai) and join Write Out Loud SD for a storybox theater performance of Japanese folk tales.
At 2:30 pm, enjoy the sounds of Camarada and meet Scott Paulson on harp, theremin and other “gestural” instruments as he takes you on a musical journey and shares all about his craft.
City Heights/Weingart: November 18, 2018, February 17, 2019, May 19, 2019, August 18, 2019
Logan Heights: September 16, 2018, January 20, 2019, April 14, 2019, July 21, 2019
Malcolm X/Valencia Park: October 21, 2018, December 16, 2018, March 17, 2019, June 9, 2019, September 15, 2019
Come by anytime between 12:30 – 5pm
Check mingei.org/familysunday for art projects, special performances and more
Family Sunday is made possible through a generous grant from the ResMed Foundation.