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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 'Te Amo Tango'

  • Sunday, February 18, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where music meets dance, “embrace your passion” with the Tango Alma and Camarada. Todd Martin and Marizabel Arango, California’s finest in the art of the tango, have traveled across the continent with some of the greatest tango dancers the world has ever know. Their mastery of technique, emotion, and nuance will bring the music of Astor Piazzolla and Raul Jaurena’s bandoneon to life. Get ready to fall in love with ... Read more

All upcoming events at Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park

Art of the Americas – Mesoamerican, Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei’s Permanent CollectionStarts September 16, 2017

Indonesian Shadow Puppets At MingeiStarts July 25, 2017

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

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

Camarada's 'Calypso Heat'April 15, 2018

Past events

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