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September 2016

Yoni ki Baat

Saturday September 24, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
From the exhibition Menagerie - Artful Animals from the Permanent Collection. Photo by Katie Gardner.

Japanese Dolls and Toys

Friday September 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free with Admission
October 2016
Children playing on Nikigator at Mingei International Museum. Photo by Anthony Scoggins.

Kids Free in October

Saturday October 1, 2016 at 10:00 am - Monday October 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Children ages 12 and under receive free admission with a paid adult admission for the month of October.

Origami Ningyo Paper Doll Workshop

Saturday October 8, 2016 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Participants will learn and incorporate the traditional guidelines for wearing kimonos into their dolls, using vibrant and intricately patterned papers.
$45 / $35 Members, Students and Faculty
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Oaxaca, Mexico

Saturday October 15, 2016 - Friday October 21, 2016
Mingei invites your inner globetrotter on a 7-day immersive folk art excursion to Oaxaca, Mexico.
$2,170 / $240 Single room Supplemental
Erik Gronborg, Lidded Container, 1980s, stoneware, low fire lead glazes. Collection of Ron Werner and Scott McCoy. Photo by Chip Morton.

Family Sunday

Sunday October 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t miss our monthly event just for families!
$5 Per Family


Thursday October 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Lecture by Erik Gronborg on his Ceramics
$10 / $8 Members, Students and Faculty
November 2016
A couple explore the exhibition Surf Craft, on view at Mingei International Museum. Photo by Katie Gardner.

Educators Open House

Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Friday November 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A lecture by Dr. Kendall Brown, guest curator of LAYERS OF BRILLIANCE, on the curious journey of Japanese lacquer makers' tools.
$10 / $8 Members, Students and Faculty

Erik & Irina’s Garden

Saturday November 12, 2016 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
A special treat for Mingei members! You are invited to explore the incredible garden that Erik and Irina Gronborg have built together over the years in Solana Beach.
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