The exhibition was funded in part by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program and the Museum’s Exhibition Fund.
Childhood’s joys were celebrated in this exhibition which featured carousel animals from the Dentzel family, the renowned, five-generation-old American maker. The exhibition also included American, European and Asian toys and dolls from around the world. The exhibition was composed primarily of objects from the Museum’s permanent collection with select objects from private collections.
The Museum’s videotape, DOLLS: MIRRORS OF HUMANITY, played within the exhibition.
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.