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Mingei International Museum
Mingei presents folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures.
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Happy Earth Day! Today's spring image "Tapestry - Pink Tree of Life with Birds" from our Collection - - is a 20th-Century Egyptian textile made of wool and cotton. It depicts a potent ancient symbol in legends across cultures.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 19
Mingei partners with designers to build “Installations at the Station” - .
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Mingei International Museum Apr 19
We're celebrating with "Fan Patterns with Flowers" from our Collection - - by Keisuke Serizawa, Japan, 20th C. Ume flowers (plum blossoms) printed on a fan (here, top right) symbolize new beginnings.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 18
To celebrate the joy and renewal of , we're sharing seasonal objects from our Collection: - like this paper bird kite from China, artist/date unknown. The first Chinese kite dates back to Spring 2,000 years ago! It was also in the shape of a bird.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 16
It's time for Mini Mingei for art-loving kids and families of all ages! Join us for a reading of good stories + beautifully designed books, this Fri, 10:30-11:30, at Shop Mingei in Arts District Liberty Station.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 15
"Time is the architect, the nation is the builder." Our heart goes out to those that collectively mourn, and rebuild, their cultural treasures.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 15
Our Mingei Masters classes launch this weekend! Be a Master of Craft. Work w/ notable artists + designers. Our class w/ artisan Sarah Winston is sold out: . Sign up for our next w/ jewelry artist Maru Lopez!
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Mingei International Museum Apr 11
Espresso artisans wanted. Cafe' Mingei is seeking a seasonal, part-time barista to join our small but mighty team:
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Mingei International Museum Apr 10
April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month! Mingei is grateful for the generosity of our docents & volunteers. Yesterday we celebrated their contributions outside Shop Mingei with roses & bubbly. Interested in volunteering?
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Mingei International Museum Apr 9
Mingei is making a commitment to Arts, Culture and Creativity Month! Let's connect and mobilize efforts to advance the arts across the state. We're sharing our Creative City Heights story . Share your story and take action:
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Mingei International Museum Apr 8
Happy National Library Week! It's a at our museum transformation. The Gallery Level will include a reference library and media room.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 7
Dr. poem contributed by Mingei Executive Director Rob Sidner for : Ima Miyo (translation "Just Now Look")
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Mingei International Museum Apr 6
Due to popular demand, we've added a second Mingei Makers embroidery workshop with artist Allison Manch Sat, April 13, 1-3pm at Shop Mingei Arts District Liberty Station. Register here:
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Mingei International Museum Apr 5
Shake up Spring at First Friday ARTS DISTRICT at tonight! During San Diego’s biggest monthly art walk, enjoy specials at Shop Mingei, dance, art, films and even walk a labyrinth++!
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Mingei International Museum Apr 4
We're just about a week away from Family Sunday at Logan Heights Library! Join us to make one-of-a-kind jewelry with Elizabeth Martinez, graphic designer and jeweler, specializing in whimsical illustrations, with a penchant for bright colors and sparkles.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 3
Join us for Mini Mingei this Fri at 10:30am at Shop Mingei . Good reads of beautifully designed books for art-loving families.
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Mingei International Museum Apr 2
It's a by Registrar Caitlin Podas! or smoothing boards were made to assist with linen pressing. In the 15th century, they became a decorative courtship gift offered by a man to his bride-to-be. Mangle with Horse, Norway, 1810. .
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Mingei International Museum Apr 1
It's ! Our silk screen features a visual "I-Ro-Ha” from 20th Century Japan. The "I-Ro-Ha" poetic form is a perfect pangram, containing each Japanese character exactly once. See more from our collection:
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Mingei International Museum Mar 29
We couldn't think of a better way to punctuate than w/ images from our talk "Woven Women: A Discussion with Navajo Weavers" featuring curator Jennifer Garey, textile expert Sarah Winston, two generations of Navajo weavers Melissa & Lola Cody.
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Mingei International Museum Mar 29
Reserve your spot for our Member Meetup, Wed, 4/10, 11am-1pm, - . Take in the spring beauty & docent tour of "Tradition and Beyond" w/ potters from & . Lunch follows. "Flying Ship," .
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