Mingei International Museum Has a Permanent Collection of 17,500 objects from 141 countries

Phone: (619-239-0003)
Web: www.mingei.org
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

Southern California’s largest collection of art of the people from all eras and cultures of the world. Dynamic, changing exhibitions of historical and contemporary folk art, craft and design, and a popular museum store featuring handmade items from around the world.

TRUE BLUE: Indigo, Turquoise, Cobalt & Lapis Lazuli. The color blue evokes mystery, beauty and allure. It can express the intense exhilaration of a blue sky day, yet also suggests the pit of despair, and much much more as you will learn.

Quilts from the Pat L. Nickols Collection, Celebrating the recent gift of 350 American quilts from local collectors Pat and Tom Nickols, this installation provides a first look at selections.

MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC – The Art of Musical Instruments, drawn from the collection of Mingei International Museum and other institutional and private collections, this exhibition draws the eye to the art of music making.

Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed national holidays. Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 youth, students/military with ID.