SEASONAL SELECTIONS featured works from the Museum’s collection of contemporary American crafts by Laura Andreson, Harrison McIntosh, Beatrice Wood, Roy Leeper, Gaylord Hall, Benjamin Moore, Brett Hesser, Otto Natzler, Gail Reynolds Natzler, George Nakashima, Sam Maloof (including a Library Table and Benches, a recent acquisition), Bob Stocksdale, Helen Shirk (a recent acquisition), Jack Lenor Larsen, Eve Gulick, Joan Austin, JoAnn Tanzer and Henry Petzal. Also included were works by Niki de Saint Phalle, Wednesday’s Palace by Alice Hudson (recently acquired by a matching grant from the Harvey and Frances White Foundation and the contributions of 138 Museum members), and select French and German dolls.
The Mingei videotape, A Palace for Wednesday, narrated by John Darcy Noble, played during the exhibition.
The 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
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.