“A life-size environment for exploring architectural ideas in public, the pavilion is the architectural equivalent of the concept car. Yet unlike concept cars, which often generate headlines, pavilions seldom get much attention outside of specialized contexts like the Venice Architecture Biennale. A new exhibition at San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design makes a strong case for
“A new exhibit opens this month at the Museum of Craft and Design, making it the perfect third stop on our morning-slash-afternoon in Dogpatch. See the new exhibit — highlighting digital and handmade architectural pavilions — then hit up the gift shop.” -Read full article by Ellie Eckert here.
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“The pavilion is an architectural outlier. Traditionally a freestanding, temporary structure, it can provide utility or shelter, but more often than not its true purpose is pure spectacle. Imagine the architectural equivalent of statement jewelry. But Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts, now on view at San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design, pinpoints an ulterior, altogether invisible functionality
Director Collaborations to Shape Museum’s Future San Francisco, CA. July 2017 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Bays-Boothe as the institution’s Associate Director. Bays-Boothe comes to San Francisco from Denton, Texas where she served as Director of the Greater Denton Arts Council since 2014. Prior to
“In San Francisco, the heart of high tech, it is all about coding. Appropriately, Felt Decoded | Wool: Nature’s Technology deciphers the many facets of this fascinating fiber. The exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design explores every aspect, from the science of wool and age-old traditions to contemporary artistic and architectural
The Felt DeCoded exhibit opens at the Museum of Craft & Design, and it’s sure to inspire. The new “Felt DeCoded:Wool: Nature’s Technology” exhibition at the Museum of Craft & Design pays tribute to wool as a raw fiber and its many uses for making art, household items, and clothes (The Woolmark Company is an
Heather Durham of SVTAGS and artist Janice Arnold discuss Arnold’s art, process and her MCD exhibition Felt Decoded | Wool: Nature’s Technology, supported by The Woolmark Company. Watch the full episode here.
Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts June 24, 2017 – January 7, 2018 March 07, 2017, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts, opening to the public on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Transforming the Museum of Craft and Design into an immersive architectural environment
Printed February 26th, updated March 1st. SF Chronicle by Jordan Kushins “Situated on dockside flats in the shadow of Potrero Hill, the Dogpatch neighborhood has maintained a strong, almost defiant character amid San Francisco’s rapidly shifting cultural landscape — which is not to say that it isn’t evolving. Recent years have seen a boom in