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Explore the Invisible Word of Design with Roman Mars on November 14

Thursday, November 14, 2019 San Francisco, CA (October 1, 2019) – The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) is pleased to announce the special event Designing Change: An Evening with Roman Mars on Thursday, November 14, 2019. With over 360 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular design podcasts in the world.

MCD Announces New Exhibitions Exploring Issues of Climate Change in the Bay Area and Beyond

December 19, 2019–May 3, 2020 Press Preview | Wednesday, December 18, 2019 [San Francisco, September 10, 2019] This winter, the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) will present two new, dynamic exhibitions exploring the ways that creative individuals are addressing issues of climate change. Survival Architecture and the Art of Resilience is a timely exhibition showcasing visionary

Machinist Bar

Sponsored by Center Hardware Continue your exploration of Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object in the John and Robyn Horn MakeArt Lab with creative, hands-on projects inspired by the objects on view. Sponsored by local Dogpatch business Center Hardware, MCD’s new Machinist Bar is filled with exciting collaborative art-making and free takeaway projects.

Photographic Creativity: 100 Years of Bauhaus

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus movement in Germany, American Institute of Architects, San Francisco (AIASF) and the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) present bauhaus.photo, a catalogue of life at the Bauhaus, portrait, architectural, and product photography. The exhibition charts the various ways the Bauhaus helped lead the development of contemporary avant-garde photography; from Surrealismand Dadaism to the New

bauhaus.photo

October 10–November 8, 2019 San Francisco, June 26, 2019: On the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus school’s opening in Weimar, Germany, American Institute of Architects, San Francisco (AIASF) and the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) are pleased to present bauhaus.photo, a traveling exhibition, developed by the Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, in partnership the Goethe

Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object

July 27–December 1, 2019 VIP & Press Preview | Friday, July 26, 2019 San Francisco, May 14, 2019– The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object, an exploration of some of the finest examples of the mechanical age. “Dead nuts” is a machinist’s term

Interior/Exterior

July 27–December 1, 2019 VIP & Press Preview | Friday, July 26, 2019 San Francisco, May 7, 2019– The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Interior/Exterior opening on July 27, 2019, an exhibition that examines structures, “rooms” and objects, which are neither fully interior nor fully exterior. This exhibition exposes the permeability

Shotgun Review “Al Farrow: Divine Ammunition”

Al Farrow’s exhibition, Divine Ammunition at the Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, was a topical, heady series of twenty-four sculptures of cathedrals, synagogues, mosques, religious objects, and reliquaries. Created with gun parts, bullet casings, lead shot, and bones, Farrow’s sculptural replicas of religious edifices are a meditation on the poignant relationship between worship and violence that

Wanxin Zhang @ Museum of Craft and Design

Each of Wanxin Zhang’s ceramic sculptures give the viewer something old and something new, reminding us of Jasper Johns’ famous injunction “take a thing, do something to it, do something else to it.” But here, the thing in question is the ancient tradition of Asian ceramic sculpture, and the doing something lies in his treatment