June 2, 2020
“Our foreseeable future is a masked one. Already, I recite a new mantra when I leave my home, lest I forget one of four essential items: “Keys, wallet, phone, mask.” The initial rush to produce as many simple-but-effective face coverings as possible (most notably, to address personal protective equipment shortfalls for front-line workers and medical
Artist and environmental activist Linda Gass is concerned about “climate change at the intersection of water.” Her solo exhibition, titled and then this happened… at San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) addresses issues of failing infrastructure, human interventions, and disasters that impact the Bay Area’s varied terrain and fragile watersheds. For Gass, textiles
Updated Museum of Craft and Design’s COVID-19 NOTICE Like many institutions, the Museum of Craft and Design is closed for an indeterminate amount of time. We are working remotely to keep forward momentum, and to maintain a connection to you – our valued members, supporters, artists, makers, designers, and neighbors – all the people we care about.
The Museum of Craft and Design showcases cutting-edge, custom motorcycles from around the globe San Francisco, CA (February 19, 2020)– The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) presents the exhibition Moto MMXX, opening August 22 and on view through January 3, 2021*. Featuring cutting-edge custom motorcycles from around the globe, “Moto MMXX showcases innovative international builders,
Our Earth – in terms of climate – is on the brink of no return. This precarious situation is clear for all to see. Extreme events continue to batter every corner of the planet, even those that were hitherto considered safe, protected places. From politicians to designers, by way of the young Greta Thunberg, so
Climate Change is an issue that can no longer be escaped in our everyday lives as well as in our disciplines. On view at the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco is an exhibition that addresses the matter at both of these levels. As the exhibition unravels, we can’t help but wonder how
Wanxin Zhang @ Museum of Craft and Design. The artist’s life-sized figures fuse the ancient tradition of Asian ceramic sculpture (as seen in the terracotta soldiers excavated in 1974) with the subversive legacy of Northern California Funk. His art addresses age-old questions about whether enshrined ideals are sturdy enough to withstand present-day assaults. A Story From Uncle