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Visible Transparency Project

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

In advance of the exhibition opening visitors are invited to witness the behind-the-scenes installation of Adam Shiverdecker’s “Banquet of Plutus” suspended ceiling sculpture, Jamie Bardsley’s “Palm Prints”–comprised of individual handcrafted porcelain works that will be transformed into an expansive floor sculpture–and the onsite construction of Christine Lee’s “Intersection,” a giant cane wall panel.

In advance of the exhibition opening visitors are invited to witness the behind-the-scenes installation of Adam Shiverdecker’s "Banquet of Plutus" suspended ceiling sculpture, Jamie Bardsley’s "Palm Prints"–comprised of individual handcrafted porcelain works that will be transformed into an expansive floor sculpture–and the onsite construction of Christine Lee’s "Intersection," a giant cane wall panel.

MCD Member Preview

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

MCD Members are invited for a special preview of Material Domestication and Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey on Friday, March 15, 2019. Grab a drink and meet the curators and artists behind these two extraordinary shows.

MCD Members are invited for a special preview of Material Domestication and Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey on Friday, March 15, 2019. Grab a drink and meet the curators and artists behind these two extraordinary shows.

MCD Curator Walk-through: Material Domestication

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

On this opening day walk-through, hear from guest curator Elizabeth Kozlowski in conversation with artists Mi-Kyoung Lee and Adam Shiverdecker about the exhibition’s investigation of materiality and technique.

On this opening day walk-through, hear from guest curator Elizabeth Kozlowski in conversation with artists Mi-Kyoung Lee and Adam Shiverdecker about the exhibition’s investigation of materiality and technique.

Visible Transparency Project: Christine Lee, “Intersection”

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Our Visible Transparency Project (VTP) is back this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Material Domestication artist Christine Lee. Traditionally VTP has always taken place prior to our exhibition openings, but…

Our Visible Transparency Project (VTP) is back this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Material Domestication artist Christine Lee. Traditionally VTP has always taken place prior to our exhibition openings, but...

MakeArt Family Day: MCD Birthday Celebration!

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

MakeArt Family Day Birthday Celebration! April 6, 2019, 11 AM – 3 PM. Bring the whole family to MakeArt Family Day and enjoy a host of celebratory activities in honor of MCD’s 15th anniversary. 

MakeArt Family Day Birthday Celebration! April 6, 2019, 11 AM - 3 PM. Bring the whole family to MakeArt Family Day and enjoy a host of celebratory activities in honor of MCD's 15th anniversary. 

Member for a Day

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Member for a Day | Sunday, April 14, 2019 An annual Bay Area tradition, Member for Day invites you to explore neighboring institutions for FREE. MCD members, present your membership…

Member for a Day | Sunday, April 14, 2019 An annual Bay Area tradition, Member for Day invites you to explore neighboring institutions for FREE. MCD members, present your membership...

MCD Member Trip to Milan, Italy

April 14–20, 2019 Couples $5,350/person and Singles $5,650/person Join us on the Museum of Craft and Design’s next member adventure to Milan, Italy – the capital of European design and…

April 14–20, 2019 Couples $5,350/person and Singles $5,650/person Join us on the Museum of Craft and Design’s next member adventure to Milan, Italy – the capital of European design and...

MCD Members Tour: Lia Cook and Ehren Tool, Berkeley

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in Berkeley to tour the studios of textile artist Lia Cook and ceramic artist Ehren Tool. This event is $35 for MCD members of all levels (with promo code) and $45 for non-members. Purchase your tickets here. Space is limited.

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in Berkeley to tour the studios of textile artist Lia Cook and ceramic artist Ehren Tool. This event is $35 for MCD members of all levels (with promo code) and $45 for non-members. Purchase your tickets here. Space is limited.

MCD Members Tour: Wanxin Zhang and Kathy Sirico studios

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in the Dogpatch and Bayview neighborhoods of San Francisco to tour the studios of interdisciplinary artist Kathy Sirico and ceramic artist Wanxin Zhang.

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in the Dogpatch and Bayview neighborhoods of San Francisco to tour the studios of interdisciplinary artist Kathy Sirico and ceramic artist Wanxin Zhang.

Drinks + Design: Wanxin Zhang

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

MCD Special Event: Drinks + Design with Wanxin Zhang, June 26, 2019, 6 PM – 8 PM. Join the artist and MCD’s Design Council for an exclusive walk-through of the exhibition WANXIN ZHANG: THE LONG JOURNEY.

MCD Special Event: Drinks + Design with Wanxin Zhang, June 26, 2019, 6 PM - 8 PM. Join the artist and MCD's Design Council for an exclusive walk-through of the exhibition WANXIN ZHANG: THE LONG JOURNEY.

Artefactura Pop-Up at the MCD Store

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Don’t miss an exclusive MCD Store Pop-Up on Saturday, July 13 with Artefactura! Arefactura is a brand of one-of-a-kind handmade bags and accessories manufactured and designed by Guatemalan architect and…

Don't miss an exclusive MCD Store Pop-Up on Saturday, July 13 with Artefactura! Arefactura is a brand of one-of-a-kind handmade bags and accessories manufactured and designed by Guatemalan architect and...

DESIGN15 Birthday Bash

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Celebrate 15 years of the Museum of Craft and Design at our DESIGN15 Birthday Bash! MCD’s Board of Directors invite you to the DESIGN15 Birthday Bash, an evening celebrating 15…

Celebrate 15 years of the Museum of Craft and Design at our DESIGN15 Birthday Bash! MCD's Board of Directors invite you to the DESIGN15 Birthday Bash, an evening celebrating 15...

MCD Member Preview: 2019 Summer Exhibitions

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

MCD Members are invited for a special preview of our 2019 Summer exhibitions Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object and Interior/Exterior on Friday, July 26, 2019. Grab a drink and meet the curators and artists behind these two extraordinary shows.

MCD Members are invited for a special preview of our 2019 Summer exhibitions Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object and Interior/Exterior on Friday, July 26, 2019. Grab a drink and meet the curators and artists behind these two extraordinary shows.

MCD Member Trip: Oliver Ranch **SOLD OUT***

2569 Third Street, San Francisco

**This MCD Member event is SOLD OUT ** MCD is thrilled to bring back one of our favorite and most popular events, the MCD Member trip to Oliver Ranch in rural…

**This MCD Member event is SOLD OUT ** MCD is thrilled to bring back one of our favorite and most popular events, the MCD Member trip to Oliver Ranch in rural...

MCD Member Trip to Detroit & Cranbrook ** Sold Out**

**This MCD Member event is Sold Out** October 15–20, 2019 Single $2,850 | Couple $2650/person Join us on the Museum of Craft and Design’s next member excursion to Detroit and…

**This MCD Member event is Sold Out** October 15–20, 2019 Single $2,850 | Couple $2650/person Join us on the Museum of Craft and Design’s next member excursion to Detroit and...

MCD Members Tour: David Cole and Nemo Gould Studios

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in Oakland to tour the studios of kinetic sculptor Nemo Gould and David Cole, guest curator of Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object on view at MCD through December 1, 2019.

Join the Museum of Craft and Design in Oakland to tour the studios of kinetic sculptor Nemo Gould and David Cole, guest curator of Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object on view at MCD through December 1, 2019.

MCD Trunk Show: Babette Pinksy

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Shop our next MCD Trunk show in our award winning museum store on Saturday, November 9–featuring artist Babette Pinksy of BPJEWELER! BPJEWELER started about a year and a half ago…

Shop our next MCD Trunk show in our award winning museum store on Saturday, November 9–featuring artist Babette Pinksy of BPJEWELER! BPJEWELER started about a year and a half ago...

Sold Out**Designing Change: An Evening with Roman Mars

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Join the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) for the second installment of their Designing Change series, featuring host and creator of 99% Invisible, Roman Mars. On November 14, 2019, MCD will welcome Roman Mars, to Minnesota Street Project for a multi-media presentation examining the unnoticed design that shapes our world.

Join the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) for the second installment of their Designing Change series, featuring host and creator of 99% Invisible, Roman Mars. On November 14, 2019, MCD will welcome Roman Mars, to Minnesota Street Project for a multi-media presentation examining the unnoticed design that shapes our world.

Museum Store Sunday

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Museum Store Sunday is a one-day-only shopping event at museum stores worldwide that offers meaningful and carefully curated gift options, along with exclusive discounts and pop-up events. Shop at the Museum of Craft and Design and get 20% off all ceramics in our museum store and online with code CERAMICS. And if that wasn’t incentive enough, it is the last day to see our exhibitions Interior/Exterior and Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object, before they close!

Museum Store Sunday is a one-day-only shopping event at museum stores worldwide that offers meaningful and carefully curated gift options, along with exclusive discounts and pop-up events. Shop at the Museum of Craft and Design and get 20% off all ceramics in our museum store and online with code CERAMICS. And if that wasn't incentive enough, it is the last day to see our exhibitions Interior/Exterior and Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object, before they close!

Style ’19

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco

Style ’19 takes place December 7-8 at MCD and just in time for the holidays! Now in its 13th year, Style (with its 2nd year at MCD) is a show,…

Style '19 takes place December 7-8 at MCD and just in time for the holidays! Now in its 13th year, Style (with its 2nd year at MCD) is a show,...

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