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Kanban

Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan

A fusion of art, design and commerce, kanban refers to traditional signs that Japanese merchants displayed to advertise and give identity and expression to their shops. From carved scenes of carp climbing waterfalls to images of seductive courtesans with painted faces, "Kanban" provides a rare opportunity to figuratively walk and shop the streets of Japan.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-239-0003
website@mingei.org

Date & Time

Apr 15 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$7-$10

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Legacy Week

May 27 - May 29, 2017

The USS Midway Museum is the heart and soul of Memorial Day celebration in San Diego. The Memorial Day lineup of activities aboard the Midway honors and remembers our heroes as it celebrates our military heritage. Weekend activities and events offer the community an affordable and inspiring way to kick off summer in San Diego. Click on the Tabs below for more information on the events.

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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Apr 29 - ongoing

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in first-hand accounts and photos by the men who were there, 50 years ago.

Based on the book Swift Boats at War in Vietnam, this immersive new exhibit lets you experience their courage under fire. Weekend bay tours on a real Swift Boat are available for an additional charge.

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Summer Concert Series

Jun 16, 2017

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum Summer Concert Series featuring Hullabaloo!

Event Includes

Hullabaloo performance
Crafts in the Outdoor Art Studio
Food vendors
$5 Beer & Wine Cash Bar for adults
Complimentary extended hours Overflow Parking available behind the Museum. Follow signs for Weekday Parking
And after hours access to all the educational hands-on exhibits in the Museum

Upcoming Summer Concerts

Fridays - June 16, July 7, July 21, August 4

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Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride

Dec 8, 2016 - ongoing

Combining science, art, and technology - along with hands-on learning for young aquarium guests - Expedition at Sea will provide a new lens through which visitors of all ages can connect with the global research activities of Scripps Oceanography scientists.

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Legacy Week

May 27 - May 29, 2017
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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Apr 29 - ongoing
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Summer Concert Series

Jun 16, 2017
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Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride

Dec 8, 2016 - ongoing
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