THE ART OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
This exhibition draws the eye to the art of music making, sharing the beautiful form and design details of musical instruments, bells, gongs, rattles, whistles and noisemakers from cultures across the world.
ARTFUL ANIMALS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION
Animals from the collection of Mingei International Museum drawn from cultures across the globe.
Founded in San Diego in 1947, the Allied Craftsmen have been a significant community of mutual support and inspiration, many of whose earliest members are featured in the Museum’s past exhibition SAN DIEGO’S CRAFT REVOLUTION – From Post War Modern to California Design.
From woven mats to high-tech contemporary designs, this exhibition will reveal the never-ending quest to seat people comfortably, appropriately, and fashionably. Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and from other institutional and private collections, the exhibition will present wide-ranging examples of seating from many periods and cultures.
C. Carl Jennings, California Artist-Blacksmith
This exhibition will feature large forged works including gates, headboards, chandeliers, and free-standing sculpture of by C. Carl Jennings.