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2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States

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August 2017

MCD Movie Night: Unfinished Spaces

August 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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DOORS AT 7PM • SHOW AT 7:30PM “Cuba will count as having the most beautiful academy of arts in the world.” —Fidel Castro (1961) Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece. In 1961, three young, visionary architects were commissioned by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to create Cuba's National Art Schools on the grounds of a former golf…

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September 2017

MCD Speaker Series: Lundberg Design • A Pavilion for People

September 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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According to Lundberg Design, "San Francisco is a unique place, full of sights and experiences that singularly belong to its identity. Importantly, several of those signature elements are symbols of transportation – the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, the Ferry Building, and of course the Cable Car. These icons define the unique physical character that is so much of San Francisco's magic." So, when in 2007 SFMTA decided to update the MUNI stops, architect Olle Lundberg "viewed the design of…

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MCD Craft Lab: Architecture Boxes

September 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Peruse architecture and design magazines for the ultimate elements to collage into a striking pattern or image of your dream pavilion! We will then use a photocopy and modge podge technique to transfer our creations onto wooden keepsake boxes. Final embellishments can be made using a variety of add on elements and wood-burning pens. All photos and materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own images for added customization! 21+ only, please. Gallery access, workshop + supplies,…

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MCD MakeArt Family Day: Tiny Hideaways & Pocket Pavilions

September 16 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Create a miniature room or environment that you can carry with you!! Design yourself a relaxing dream-room, a pocket pavilion, or a tiny portable village... We will use a number of both expected and surprising materials to create our spaces. Feel free to bring items from home that you might want to incorporate. All Ages. Free with general admission. Please RSVP for this drop-in event: http://bit.ly/2w8igyR •• Enjoy FREE admission and discounted programs prices by becoming a MCD member today!…

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MCD Design Lab: Rapid Prototyping with blink!LAB

September 30 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Join MCD and blink!LAB Design Principal June Grant to explore the transformative potential of architecture through rapid prototyping! We'll learn more about blink!LAB's innovative use of materials and fabrication technologies using an intelligent adaptive interface, plus find extra inspiration in "Architectural Pavilions." Participants will then work either individually or collaboratively to identify community needs and create models for socially purposeful pavilion solutions. This dynamic, hands-on workshop will be a great opportunity to begin thinking about the urban landscape from a…

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