A TRANSCULTURAL MOSAIC included a recent gift of international textiles, an extraordinary Peruvian retablo, Mexican ceramic figures by Teodora Blanco, a traditional Sicilian painted donkey cart, African earthenware pots, a North African saddle, masks from Africa, New Guinea and India, a terra cotta elephant from India, a Middle Eastern pictorial carpet, and a Pre-Columbian ceramic funerary vessel.
This exhibition was funded in part by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.
Collection Source: Mingei International Museum
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.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
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.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.