Anchors in Time: Dominic Di Mare

San Francisco, CA. March 2018 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce the exhibition and new publication, Anchors in Time: Dominic Di Mare, featuring selected works completed over the past five decades by one of the Bay Area’s foremost artists in the contemporary craft movement.

Tom Loeser Forges Whimsical Furniture From Gardening Tools

“Tom Loeser comes from a family of unicyclists—an unconventionality apparent in his work, which turns traditional furniture on its head. As seen in “Tom Loeser: Please Please Please,” at San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design through May 20, Dig 23 repurposes old tool handles as the backrest for a bench in spalted maple, and the Folding Chairs series transforms seating into wall


Thank you to everyone who came out for Style '18 and supported the local, national and international artists. It was a huge success all around. Look out for details and dates for Style '19!

Library MakeArt

MCD Library MakeArt events are 90-minute FREE drop-in workshops that take place at four branch libraries throughout San Francisco, including Potrero, Mission Bay, Visitacion Valley and Bayview. Activities are geared for children ages 4-14 and are designed in partnership with librarians around the MCD exhibitions, seasons, holidays and additional library themes.


Introducing MAKE, a new after-hours event at the Museum of Craft and Design MAKE | Third Thursdays at MCD 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM beginning March 15, 2018 FREE for MCD Members. Free with paid admission. Design your night at MAKE! On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes

5 Fun Things To Do For $31 Or Less In San Francisco This Weekend

“Compared to the likes of the SFMOMA and the de Young, the Museum of Craft and Design in the Dogpatch is an undersung local spot for art enthusiasts. Current exhibits include Tom Loeser’s “Please Please Please,” a showcase of unconventional furniture like chests that swivel and slide, rocking chairs for two, and rotary-action benches.” Read the

Furniture and Objects Design: Please, Please, Please by Tom Loeser

El artísta Tom Loeser estará presentando en el Museo de Artesanía y Diseño su exposición inaugural de 2018, Tom Loeser: Please Please Please, en asociación con el Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, y una instalación complementaria específica del sitio realizada por el colectivo artístico galardonado en SFMOMA SECA 2017: t.w.five. Read full article here.  

Where to explore the best of tech and science in San Francisco

Under radar even for many locals, the Museum of Craft and Design is a small museum with a big science-y and architectural bent. To be fair, the 13-year-old institution only moved to the Dogpatch neighborhood in 2013. Since then, it’s packed into a single (albeit spacious) room curious exhibits like an interactive “sewer portrait” that

San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Design Announces First Exhibition of 2018

The first exhibition of the new year at the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco will be “Tom Loeser: Please Please Please,” honoring the work of the Wisconsin-based artist. The show is organized in partnership with the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and will also feature a site-specific installation by local artist collective, t.w.five. Read the full article