ARTIFACT at Mingei

craft cooking inspired by ancient methods + spices + botanicals

After a comprehensive 3-year renovation, Mingei
International Museum is now the home to ARTIFACT at Mingei and CRAFT CAFE open daily at 8:30 am as the newest additions to the growing Urban Kitchen Group portfolio. Both located in the free and welcoming Commons level, a new “living room” for Balboa Park featuring cutting-edge design by Jennifer Luce, and exhibitions and dynamic artist installations, all rooted in Mingei’s mission to celebrate folk art, craft and design from around the world.


craft cooking inspired by ancient methods + spices + botanicals

ARTIFACT: lunch ARTIFACT: wine + beverage journey thru spain dinner CRAFT café at Mingei

Join Us

Balboa Park, Inside Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, 92101



ARTIFACT at Mingei

lunch | tuesday – saturday | 11:30 – 2:30 pm
happy hour at the bar | thursday – saturday | 3 – 5 pm

experience artifact at night
dinner | thursday + friday  5- 8:30 pm
june culinary region: spain

*ARTIFACT will be closed for dinner on Friday, June 10th for a private event

CRAFT CAFÉ at Mingei

open daily | 8:30 am – 5 pm
will be closed on april 24th.

an urban kitchen group concept