Mingei International Museum

1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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on Citysearch Aug 21, 2008
Mingei is not your run-of-the-mill museum. Focusing on the art of the people, it features constantly changing exhibitions on folk art around the world. i have seen some amazing furniture there, amazing art, and... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 01, 2006
Vibrant, colorful museum with art, artifactsand interactive exhibits from around the world, plus a cool, eclectic gift shop. (more)

winnie l.

on Judys Book Aug 21, 2005
By the name, people probably think this is just an Asian art museum, but itÂ’s more than that. Of course they have some traditional Asian art, but they also have some contemporary art. The most amazing thing is that the... (more)

Richard H.

on Judys Book Aug 20, 2005
This museum is interesting in that it has both traditional and contemporary art. In one room, you may see polynesian dolls; in another room, you might see amorphous glass. On my recent visit their, a docent was... (more)

Joanne M.

on Judys Book Aug 07, 2005
Mingei means "art of the people." The Mingei International Museum is an arts and crafts museum in Balboa Park. Right now some of their exhibits include a jewelry exhibit, a Japanese doll exhibit, a furniture... (more)

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