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Houses of the Holy: Al Farrow’s Sculptural Provocations

As a symbol of power, the White House has been a site of protest from almost the time it was rebuilt in the early 19th century. Anyone who has witnessed or participated in the yelling and sign-waving that takes place at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. — especially in the Donald Trump era — will testify to the

Al Farrow @ Museum of Craft and Design

It’s not possible to walk into Al Farrow’s Divine Ammunition without feeling both awe and soul-deep dismay.  Farrow’s somber, menacing vision is ideally suited to the fear, horror, and moral dissolution that seems to permeate  contemporary life. The hatred that religions can breed is the blood-soaked ground upon which Farrow constructs models of mosques, synagogues,

Style ’18 Artist Information

Thank you for participating in Style ’18! Please review the important vendor instructions and information below in preparation for the event in November 2018. For additional questions please contact Caroline Holley at cholley@sfmcd.org or 415.773.0303. VENDOR & EVENT SCHEDULE FRIDAY, NOV 2, 5–9 PM | Installation and setup Artists are asked to temporarily double-park and

Designing Change: A Conversation with David Hogg

San Francisco (CA) – The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) is pleased to announce Designing Change: A Conversation with David Hogg, December 4, 2018. The Museum of Craft and Design welcomes Parkland activist, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and author David Hogg to San Francisco to share his personal story and vision for change

Al Farrow: Divine Ammunition

November 17, 2018 – February 24, 2019 VIP & Press Preview Friday, November 16, 2018 San Francisco, CA. September 2018 – This fall, the Museum of Craft and Design presents Al Farrow: Divine Ammunition opening November 17, 2018. Having traveled the nation the exhibition comes home to San Francisco as Bay Area sculptor Al Farrow (American,

Tex Gieling: Sixty Years

November 17, 2018 – February 24, 2019 VIP & Press Preview Friday, November 16, 2018 San Francisco, CA. September 2018 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Tex Gieling: Sixty Years, opening on November 17, 2018 and featuring work by metal arts legend, Imogene “Tex” Gieling. Founder of the metal arts

Gustavo Pérez: Self Portrait in Black and White

November 10, 2018 – February 24, 2019 VIP & Press Preview Thursday, November 09, 2018 San Francisco, CA. September 2018 – Opening on November 10, 2018, the Museum of Craft and Design will present Gustavo Pérez: Self Portrait in Black and White, an expansive installation by renowned ceramicist, Gustavo Pérez. Gustavo Pérez: Self Portrait in

Raw Design: Material Matter(s)

Shiny bulbous columns and spheres are presented alongside jagged mineral-like structures and rocky reconstructions. It seems to be a futuristic stone-age, where the uncannily natural sit alongside the synthetic in an exploration of unapologetic materiality. Read full article by Lara Chapman here.

Raw Design

San Francisco, CA. March 2018 – The Museum of Craft and Design presents Raw Design, a group exhibition curated by Glenn Adamson, curator, theorist and formerly Director of Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Opening on June 2, 2018, Raw Design will offer visitors an opportunity to explore contemporary design in its most fundamental

Judy Kensley McKie: Cast of Characters

San Francisco, CA. March 2018 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Judy Kensley McKie: Cast of Characters, curated by Glenn Adamson and Ariel Zaccheo. Featuring a selection of McKie’s works sourced from the Artworks Foundry archive, Judy Kensley McKie: Cast of Characters is the first museum exhibition to focus exclusively