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MCD Free Tuesday: Sticks + Stones

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

Meditate on the wonders of the natural world while creating colorful yarn-wrapped sticks and stone mandalas.

Meditate on the wonders of the natural world while creating colorful yarn-wrapped sticks and stone mandalas.

MCD Community MakeArt: ¡Murales Rebeldes!

California Historical Society 678 Mission St, San Francisco

Join California Historical Society and its friends and partners for a day that celebrates its newest exhibition, ¡Murales Rebeldes!: L.A. Chicana/Chicano Murals under Siege. With mural and community art making…

Join California Historical Society and its friends and partners for a day that celebrates its newest exhibition, ¡Murales Rebeldes!: L.A. Chicana/Chicano Murals under Siege. With mural and community art making...

MCD Community MakeArt: Sunday Streets Dogpatch/Bayview

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

Ride your bike down to Dogpatch and enjoy FREE admission to the museum all day! Tour through the galleries, then pop into the MakeArt Lab to celebrate Earth Day with…

Ride your bike down to Dogpatch and enjoy FREE admission to the museum all day! Tour through the galleries, then pop into the MakeArt Lab to celebrate Earth Day with...

MAKE: April

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

This April, join us for a complimentary glass of wine during our Artist Happy Hour, featuring the Sonoma Ash Project from 6-7pm. Then, look to the Tom Loeser exhibition for inspiration while exploring creative reuse with local upcycle designer and artist Miles Epstein, take a trip to the SCRAP craft buffet and create Earth Day succulent crowns with Oakland’s Mannequin Madness.

This April, join us for a complimentary glass of wine during our Artist Happy Hour, featuring the Sonoma Ash Project from 6-7pm. Then, look to the Tom Loeser exhibition for inspiration while exploring creative reuse with local upcycle designer and artist Miles Epstein, take a trip to the SCRAP craft buffet and create Earth Day succulent crowns with Oakland's Mannequin Madness.

MCD Members Tour: Dependable Letterpress

Dependable Letterpress 1192 Illinois Street, San Francisco

Join us for an exclusive tour and printing demonstration from MCD neighbor Dependable Letterpress! Owner and founder Joel Benson will discuss current day uses of letterpress printing and share techniques and processes used by his team to produce prints of the highest level of craftsmanship.

Join us for an exclusive tour and printing demonstration from MCD neighbor Dependable Letterpress! Owner and founder Joel Benson will discuss current day uses of letterpress printing and share techniques and processes used by his team to produce prints of the highest level of craftsmanship.

Style’ 18

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

Now in its 12th year, STYLE is a show, sale, and benefit celebrating independent contemporary design. This is a curated event focused on the highest quality fashion, jewelry, and accessories.

Now in its 12th year, STYLE is a show, sale, and benefit celebrating independent contemporary design. This is a curated event focused on the highest quality fashion, jewelry, and accessories.

Designing Change: A Conversation with David Hogg

MCD welcomes Parkland activist, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and author David Hogg, to San Francisco to share his personal story and vision for change in our country. Designing Change: A Conversation with David Hogg will include a lecture and Q&A at Minnesota Street Projects followed by a reception and book signing with Hogg at the Museum of Craft and Design.

MCD welcomes Parkland activist, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and author David Hogg, to San Francisco to share his personal story and vision for change in our country. Designing Change: A Conversation with David Hogg will include a lecture and Q&A at Minnesota Street Projects followed by a reception and book signing with Hogg at the Museum of Craft and Design.

MCD Virtual Event • mak-‘amham: Indigenous Food Craft w/ Cafe Ohlone

Zoom CA

The Museum of Craft and Design presents a conversation with Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino of mak-’amham/Cafe Ohlone. In this virtual event, they will discuss Native culture in the Bay Area and describe the particular importance of food for Ohlone reconstruction of collective identity and the preservation of ancestral traditions.

The Museum of Craft and Design presents a conversation with Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino of mak-’amham/Cafe Ohlone. In this virtual event, they will discuss Native culture in the Bay Area and describe the particular importance of food for Ohlone reconstruction of collective identity and the preservation of ancestral traditions.

MAKE: Mode Brut Closing Party

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

Unfortunately, due to the rising number of COVID cases and in the efforts to keep our members, visitors, and staff safe and healthy, MCD’s MAKE: Mode Brut Closing Party has…

Unfortunately, due to the rising number of COVID cases and in the efforts to keep our members, visitors, and staff safe and healthy, MCD's MAKE: Mode Brut Closing Party has...

Free – $10

MakeArt Family Day

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

Celebrate the return of MakeArt Family Day! Join us at MCD for projects and activities inspired by The Object in Its Place: As Designed by Ted Cohen. 

Celebrate the return of MakeArt Family Day! Join us at MCD for projects and activities inspired by The Object in Its Place: As Designed by Ted Cohen. 

Mobile MakeArt: Spring Family Fest

The Salvation Army Kroc Center 240 Turk Street, San Francisco

MCD joins the Tenderloin Community Benefit District, expanding  from Safe Passage Park to the Kroc Center, for Spring Family Day! Learn more about organizations at work in the neighborhood and join MCD for exhibition-inspired projects.

MCD joins the Tenderloin Community Benefit District, expanding  from Safe Passage Park to the Kroc Center, for Spring Family Day! Learn more about organizations at work in the neighborhood and join MCD for exhibition-inspired projects.

Mobile MakeArt: Rotary Day of Service: Protecting the Environment Day

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

Celebrate the 51st annual Earth Day by volunteering, making, and learning at Rotary’s Day of Service: Protecting the Environment.

Celebrate the 51st annual Earth Day by volunteering, making, and learning at Rotary’s Day of Service: Protecting the Environment.

Free

MAKE

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

MAKE is BACK! On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes, and re-think materials through creative design projects–all happening after-hours in the MCD galleries!

MAKE is BACK! On the third Thursday of each month, collaborate with artists and makers, explore unique themes, and re-think materials through creative design projects–all happening after-hours in the MCD galleries!

Mobile MakeArt: AIA San Francisco Design Celebration

PROXY 432 Octavia Street, San Francisco

Designing solutions is near and dear to MCD’s heart! Join MCD at AIA SF’s Design Celebration at PROXY to learn about the innovative, solution-oriented designs of Bay Area architects.

The Mobile MakeArt van will be on site facilitating place-based design challenges and distributing FREE MakeArt Kits to take home.

Designing solutions is near and dear to MCD's heart! Join MCD at AIA SF’s Design Celebration at PROXY to learn about the innovative, solution-oriented designs of Bay Area architects.

The Mobile MakeArt van will be on site facilitating place-based design challenges and distributing FREE MakeArt Kits to take home.

MakeArt Lab: Sense of Place with Emily Endo

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

Join olfactory artist Emily Endo for an immersive Living with Scents workshop exploring MCD’s Dogpatch neighborhood! This full-day intensive class will guide students through introductory perfume construction techniques, fragrance material families, and explore how to capture the scent of materials through tinctures. Participants will leave with their own Dogpatch inspired fragrance, sample blends, and a personalized tincture made in class.

Join olfactory artist Emily Endo for an immersive Living with Scents workshop exploring MCD’s Dogpatch neighborhood! This full-day intensive class will guide students through introductory perfume construction techniques, fragrance material families, and explore how to capture the scent of materials through tinctures. Participants will leave with their own Dogpatch inspired fragrance, sample blends, and a personalized tincture made in class.

MCD Curator Walk-Through: Material Illusions

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco
Carve out time on exhibition opening day for the Curator Walk-Through of Robyn Horn: Material Illusions. Brad Cushman (previous Gallery Director and Curator at the University of Arkansas at Little...

Carve out time on exhibition opening day for the Curator Walk-Through of Robyn Horn: Material Illusions. Brad Cushman (previous Gallery Director and Curator at the University of Arkansas at Little...

MCD Library MakeArt: Mission Bay Branch

Mission Bay Branch Library 960 4th St, San Francisco

Start the summer right at Mission Bay Branch! On July 9th,  join the fun at the library’s Sweet Sixteen birthday party! Craft in person and take home a FREE MakeArt Kit….

Start the summer right at Mission Bay Branch! On July 9th,  join the fun at the library’s Sweet Sixteen birthday party! Craft in person and take home a FREE MakeArt Kit....

Mobile MakeArt: Stonestown Farmers Market

Recurring
Stonestown Farmers Market 501 Buckingham Way, San Francisco

MCD has partnered with the Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) to bring exhibition-inspired projects to the Stonestown Farmers Market on the fourth Sunday of every month.

MCD has partnered with the Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) to bring exhibition-inspired projects to the Stonestown Farmers Market on the fourth Sunday of every month.

MakeArt Family Day

Museum of Craft and Design 2569 3rd St, San Francisco
Design outside the lines at MakeArt Family Day! Explore the exhibitions with our self-led MakeArt Gallery Games and get hands-on with exciting activations all throughout the museum. From collaborative art-making...

Design outside the lines at MakeArt Family Day! Explore the exhibitions with our self-led MakeArt Gallery Games and get hands-on with exciting activations all throughout the museum. From collaborative art-making...

$8 – $10

MCD Library MakeArt: Potrero Branch

Recurring
San Francisco Public Library - Potrero Branch 1616 20th St, San Francisco

Mobile MakeArt programs are back on the books at the Potrero Branch Public Library! Don’t miss a day of Potrero Hill programming and explore each exhibition through inspired in-person activities….

Mobile MakeArt programs are back on the books at the Potrero Branch Public Library! Don’t miss a day of Potrero Hill programming and explore each exhibition through inspired in-person activities....

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