The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, October 2, 2014


Mingei International Launches Discover Mingei! Treasure Hunt
SAN DIEGO, CA.-Mingei International Museum will launch a new family program on Sunday, March 29 — DISCOVER MINGEI! Treasure Hunt. The new program, which will take place on Community Sunday, the last Sunday of each month, introduces the Museum and its offerings to a more diverse audience and makes the Museum experience more family-friendly.

A special family-rate admission will be offered on Community Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. along with the exhibition-related treasure hunt and its clues that encourage participants to explore the Museum’s exhibitions. Prizes will be given for completing the treasure hunt. DISCOVER MINGEI! Treasure Hunt maps in both Spanish and English can be downloaded from the Museum’s website, www.mingei.org, and will also be available at the Museum.

Community Sunday admission from noon to 4 p.m. is $5 for families and $3 for individuals.

DISCOVER MINGEI! Museum Treasure Hunt and Community Sunday are co-sponsored by the Downtown Rotaract Club of the San Diego Downtown Breakfast Rotary Foundation, The San Diego Union-Tribune, Enlace and Univision, with prizes donated by Blick Art Materials.

Current exhibitions in Balboa Park are SHIBUI — The Subtle Beauty of Japanese Craft, INDIA ADORNED — Selections from Mingei International Museum’s Stephen Huyler Collection and, opening March 29, MASTERS OF MID-CENTURY CALIFORNIA MODERNISM — Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. In Escondido, visitors will enjoy NOMADIC LEGACY — Tent & Textiles from Central Asia & Iran.

In Balboa Park, Mingei International Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and closed on Mondays and national holidays. Regular admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for students and active military with ID. For information, call 619-239-0003 or visit www.mingei.org

In Escondido, the Museum’s hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. On the second Saturday of each month, hours are 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., with free admission from 4 – 8 p.m. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children, students and active duty military personnel with ID. Complimentary admission for all is sponsored by La Jolla Bank on the first Wednesday of each month.

Mingei International Museum exhibits folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world. Its two museums – in San Diego and Escondido – feature Southern California’s largest collection of mingei – art of the people.

Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. Mingei International Museum is funded in part by the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.





Today's News

March 6, 2009

Neues Museum Restored By Architect David Chipperfield After World War II Bombings

Hamburger Kunsthalle Presents Nicolai Abildgaard. The Artist Who Taught Friedrich and Runge

Nauman, U.S. Representative at Venice Biennale, Presented at Three Venues

The Museum of Modern Art Launches Redesigned Website on March 6

Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Today the Golden Journey

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Acquires Three 19th Century Paintings

Highlights and Special Projects at the Armory Show in New York

Guy Maestri Announced Winner of the 2009 Archibald Prize

SFMOMA Appoints Marnie Burke de Guzman as Director of Marketing and Audience Strategy

Sotheby's to Sell What May be One of the Earliest Photographic Views of New York City

Michael Hoppen Gallery Presents Russian Criminal Tattoo- Bodies as Text Sergei Vasiliev

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum To Present Today "Fashioning Felt"

VOLTA NY Showcases 78 Solo Artist Presentations, Inspired by this Year's Curatorial Theme, "Age of Anxiety"

Christie's Director to Move to Middle East to Further Strengthen Team in Region

Wilfrid Moser. Milestones - A Retrospective - Swiss Artist of the Postwar Avant-Garde

The Sheldon Museum of Art Presents Art by Women

Major Figure in Minimalist Art to Speak at Miami Art Museum

Mingei International Launches Discover Mingei! Treasure Hunt

New DVD of Exclusive Maurice Sendak Interview Footage Released

MoMA Monday Nights - March 9

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Roman Emperor Augustus' frescoed rooms unveiled for first time after years of restoration

2.- First stage of the restoration of Leonardo da Vinci's 'Adoration of the Magi' completed

3.- Hollywood actor and 'Conceptual artist' Shia LaBeouf runs around Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum

4.- Exhibition in Rome offers an original interactive journey to discover the city of Augustus

5.- Unique opportunity to see last two works by Rothko and Mondrian side by side

6.- Ai Weiwei explores human rights and freedom of expression in exhibition at Alcatraz

7.- UNESCO seeks answers from Egypt on more than 4,600-year-old 'damaged' pyramid

8.- International Center of Photography announces new Collections Center and Media Lab at Mana Contemporary

9.- British Museum explores the image of the witch and demonised female figures from 1450 until 1900

10.- 'Transformations: Classical Sculpture in Colour' on view at the Glyptotek in Copenhagen

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site