Function and Fantasy

Steven and William Ladd are brothers who work with beads, fabric and boxes in developing labor intensive, meticulous and abstract work that expresses their shared memories of family life in Missouri.

Student Craft 2014

Join Mingei in celebrating the continued tradition of craft in our community and the fine work being done at the schools in our region.

Log Cabin Quilts

This selection of quilts, from the Pat L. Nickols collection, is comprised of traditional quilts made from the early 1800s to the 1950s, gathered from many parts of the United States.

A Golden Age of Marketing Design

This exhibition explores marketing and advertising design of the company Huyler’s Chocolates from 1874-1925.


This exhibition will present a diverse collection of masks from the Museum’s permanent collection from numerous countries, including Mexico, Japan, Indonesia and Nigeria.

Surf Craft

This unique surfboard exhibition will explore board design from a previously unexamined perspective: in the context of Soetsu Yanagi’s mingei philosophy of the importance of craft.

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