May 23–October 25, 2020 Member Preview Night–Friday, May 22, 2020

Material Domestication

March 16–July 14, 2019 VIP & Press Preview  Friday, March 15, 2019 San Francisco, February 2019 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce Material Domestication on view March 16–July 14, 2019. The exhibition highlights six contemporary artists working in a variety of mediums and chosen specifically as a means of expanding

Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey

March 16 – July 14, 2019 VIP & Press Preview | Friday, March 15, 2019 San Francisco, February 5, 2019 – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey, a survey of Wanxin Zhang’s ceramic sculpture from 2006 to 2017. Born in Changchun, China, Zhang spent his formative

DESIGN15: The Museum of Craft and Design Celebrates 15 Years

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – With the start of 2019, the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) celebrates its 15th anniversary as San Francisco’s only museum dedicated exclusively to modern and contemporary craft and design. Since opening its doors in 2004 in downtown San Francisco to its move to a more expansive space in the city’s

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,