Mingei International Museum
BALBOA PARK, PLAZA DE PANAMA
1439 EL PRADO, SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
TUESDAY - SUNDAY 10:00AM - 5:00PM
The Museum’s collection of mid-century objects features metalwork, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, and textiles—including the work of San Diego artists and iconic, internationally renowned designers.
This piece featuring fine and sterling silver and 14k gold has a special compartment in which its wearer can stash lipstick, keys, or other small essentials.
This Carl Ekstrom creation draws inspiration from surfboards.
Abstract enamel on copper wall panels, such as this one, characterize the later work of San Diego native Ellamarie Woolley.
c. 1965Designed in USA, woven in France
Designed by Millard Sheets, this tapestry is his only known work featuring butterflies.
The iconic LCW was the product of an organic furniture competition entry.
This woven and printed cotton drapery fabric yardage was designed for and manufactured by Ljungberg Textiles.