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Mode Brut Window Reception at Saks Fifth Avenue

September 24, 2021 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

September 24, 2021

MCD and Creativity Explored (CE) are teaming up with Saks Fifth Avenue San Francisco in Union Square to showcase original artwork and one-of-a-kind fashion in the Powell Street window displays!

The Powell Street Mode Brut window displays will open on September 10, 2021 and remain on view through September 29, 2021, with a public reception and shopping event on September 24 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Saks Fifth Avenue. The collaboration also includes multiple placements of original artwork throughout the store.

Visit Saks Fifth Avenue on Friday, September 24th from 4:00–7:00 PM for an open reception and shopping event! The public is invited to join the community to celebrate the Mode Brut windows, meet the artists, and enjoy light refreshments. The MCD MakeArt Van will also be on-site handing out free MakeArt Kits co-authored by Creativity Explored artist Katherine Finn-Gamino. Additionally, Saks Fifth Avenue San Francisco will donate 10% of proceeds from Friday’s sales to Creativity Explored up to $5000 when “Creativity Explored” or the “Mode Brut” window displays are mentioned at checkout.

The window displays showcase original artwork and fashions by Maria Berrios, Calmer Clark, Christina Marie FongJoseph ‘JD’ GreenClaus GroegerMakeya KaiserVincent JacksonEthel RevitaCheryle RutledgeAnne SlaterAna Maria VidalonKathy WenGerald Wiggins. Garments from Mode Brut designers Ayana “Yanni” Brumfield, Bonanza, and Tokyo Gamine are also included. Installations throughout the store will feature artwork by Peter DeLiraAde LewisSteven LiuNubia OrtegaTaneya LovelaceThomas PringleEthel RevitaYukari Sakura, and Alfred Vargas.

All COVID protocols will be followed as per store policies and San Francisco Department of Public Health requirements.



Funding for the Museum of Craft and Design’s MakeArt programs is provided by the special interest license plate featuring the image of Snoopy, with permission and support from Peanuts Worldwide (Section 5169 of the Vehicle Code) for the Museum Grant Program under the California Cultural and Historical Endowment. Additional support for MakeArt is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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September 24, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Saks Fifth Avenue Union Square
Post Street
San Francisco, California 94108 United States
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