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Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park

Visit Mingei International Museum near Downtown San Diego in historic Balboa Park, the nation's largest urban cultural park. Located in the heart of the park on the Plaza de Panama, the Museum has six spacious galleries featuring dynamic, changing exhibitions of folk art, craft and design. The Museum also houses a multi-media education center, a theater, visitor kiosks for collection overview, an Art Reference Library and The Collectors' Gallery, Mingei International's popular museum store.

Plan your visit - view current and future exhibitions, and browse the calendar of programs and events. Enjoy a self-guided tour, join a daily docent tour or schedule a group tour.

Residents' Free Tuesday is Third Tuesday of Each Month
In appreciation of support from San Diego County residents, Mingei International Museum is participating in Residents Free Tuesday. Free admission is available for all San Diego County residents including: Students at local colleges and universities (must show ID), active duty military (must show ID) and part-time residents / vacation home owners (does not include time share owners)

Mingei International is set in lush surroundings near 17 other museums. Obtain information about Balboa Park and other cultural attractions by visiting the Balboa Park website.

$10.00 - Adults
$7.00 – Seniors (age 62+), youth (6-17), students with ID and military with ID
$7.00 - Group Tour Rates (10 or more)
Free - Members and children under 6

Upcoming event at Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park

Camarada's Fanfare | Mingle @ Mingei International Museum

  • Sunday, October 1, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • Come enjoy a night of Camarada Fanfare featuring trumpet extraordinaire, Micah Wilkinson. Currently principal trumpet for the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Micah is a graduate of St. Olaf College (like our own Beth Ross Buckley & David Buckley) and received additional training from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany. The triumphant sound of the trumpet is the inspiration for Fanfare. Come hear upbeat and joyful works by composers ... Read more

All upcoming events at Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park

'Arline Fisch - One Of A Kind'Starts June 17, 2017

Indonesian Shadow Puppets At MingeiStarts July 25, 2017

'Kanban – Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan'Starts April 15, 2017

'Trappings: Homage To The Horse And Other Steeds'Starts May 26, 2017

Camarada's Fanfare | Mingle @ Mingei International MuseumOctober 1, 2017

Camarada's 'Te Amo Tango'February 18, 2018

Camarada's 'Calypso Heat'April 15, 2018

Past events

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