Archive of Creative Culture
February 11, 2017 through June 04, 2017
San Francisco, CA, October 27, 2016 – San Francisco’s Dogpatch District will experience a special type of visitor this upcoming February 2017, when the Archive of Creative Culture, a pop-up exhibition, rolls into the Museum of Craft and Design.
Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project – Social Practice and the Illegal Ivory Trade – February 11 through June 04, 2017
October 27, 2016, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project, organized by the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC). Through a moving installation of life-sized objects made from exotic woods and string, displayed alongside shrine-like forms made from steel and glass, the show makes a compelling case for the preservation of animals in the wild and specifically serves to illustrate the plight of elephants and the illegal ivory trade.
October 27, 2016, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition, FELT DeCoded | Wool: Nature’s Technology, opening to the public on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
From lacy wisps of wool to rock-like slabs, wool felt is a textile of extremes. “It is an extraordinary material with humble origins that has been an integral part of human life for millennia, yet few people understand the complexity of wool as a fiber, the felt-making process or felt’s diversity in form and function,” comments featured exhibition artist, Janice Arnold.
June 23, 2016, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce the opening of Beyond the Pour II: The Creative Process on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Guest curated by artist Bob Nugent, Beyond the Pour II showcases original works of art with a focus on the creative methods artists engage to bring their inspirations to fruition.
June 23, 2016, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to announce Marianne Lettieri: Reflections, opening on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The exhibition presents Lettieri’s vintage and Victorian tools of domestic labor in new sculptural configurations, reinforcing the perpetual flux and interconnectedness of life and communities through time.
June 23, 2016, San Francisco, CA – The Museum of Craft and Design announces the opening of Oakland-based artist Anja Ulfeldt: Of Sound | Mind and Objects on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Featuring Domestic Infrastructure #2, a life-size working model of a drainage system brought to life by hidden acoustics and the act of listening, Of Sound | Mind and Objects makes visible a system often concealed behind walls and amplifies sounds typically obscured by everyday life.