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ART OF THE AMERICAS

Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection

More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to objects for domestic use.

A rare collection of Maya textile fragments and ancient bead strands will also be presented. One of the few exhibitions of ancient art, ART OF THE AMERICAS is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-239-0003

Date & Time

Sep 16, 2017 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$7-10

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