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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

Woven Women: A Discussion With Navajo Weavers

  • Thursday, March 29, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Moderated by Jennifer Garey — guest curator of "Weaving a Path – Navajo Women and the Feminine Ethos"— and Mingei Textile Manager, Sarah Winston, join us for a special talk with two generations of Navajo weavers exploring the history and importance of this art form. Fourth generation Navajo weaver Melissa Cody will be joined by her mother and fellow weaver, Lola Cody. The discussion will consider issues such as the ... Read more

All upcoming events at Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park

KANTHA - Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of BengalStarts October 28, 2017

'Voluminous Art – Treasures From San Diego’s University Libraries'Starts March 10, 2018

Woven Women: A Discussion With Navajo WeaversMarch 29, 2018

Camarada's 'Calypso Heat'April 15, 2018

Past events

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