Mingei International Museum is currently closed to embark on a major transformation of its facility on the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park, one that will redefine its relationship to the Park, the San Diego region and the world. The plan expresses a dynamically renewed commitment to the Museum’s vision and the community it serves.
While the facility at Balboa Park is under construction, you can find Shop Mingei in the Command Center of ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. For up-to-date information on our off-site exhibitions and pop-up experiences, reciprocal membership exchanges and art excursions be sure to visit mingei.org.
Dedicated to ‘art of the people’ (mingei) from all eras and cultures of the world, Mingei International Museum shares arts of daily life through dynamic, changing exhibitions of historical and contemporary folk art, craft and design. Mingei’s superb collections and stunning exhibitions showcase the finest examples of creative expression from unknown craftsmen to renowned contemporary designers. Mingei celebrates the “every-day-ness” of art—the belief that everyday objects and materials that often serve a useful purpose can also be objects of great beauty. The museum nurtures the belief that art can happen anywhere, in any culture, in any place, created by any person. Art of the World. Art of the People.
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