LOOMINATIONS was a fifty-year retrospective of the works of the San Diego Creative Weavers’ Guild included juried pieces by its current members. The exhibition was enlivened by weaving demonstrations and displays of looms, spinning wheels and other tools. Tapestries, clothing and accessories and three-dimensional objects such as baskets were represented in the retrospective.
In conjunction with the exhibition, the Institute for Arts Education presented a series of three related cultural events in the Museum and Forum Hall.
The exhibition was funded in part by the San Diego Creative Weavers’ Guild, 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.