A TRANSCULTURAL MOSAIC featured objects of daily use from Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, the Indonesian Archipelago, Thailand and Burma. The objects included woven and batik textiles, masks, shadow puppets, baskets, textile printing tjaps (metal stamps for printing batik textiles), sculpture and shrines.
A video of the traditional dance of Bali — Barong — played during the exhibition.
The exhibition was funded in part the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.
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.