The exhibition included an Anasazi period pottery bowl from the Kayenta area, Four Corners Region; pottery owls from Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico; clay dough bowls from Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico; black pottery from San Ildefonso and Santa Clara Pueblos, New Mexico and kachina dolls, baskets, a dance rattle, ceremonial belt and dance sash from Hopi Pueblo, Arizona.
Two of Mingei’s films played continuously throughout the run of the exhibition: AMERICAN INDIAN ART – A Timeless Legacy and ARROWS OF THE SPIRIT – North American Indian Adornment from Prehistory to the Present.
AMERICAN INDIAN ART was funded in part by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program. This four-month exhibition was Mingei International’s third collaboration with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority as part of Lindbergh Field’s Cultural Exhibit Program.
San Diego International Airport, Commuter Terminal
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.