MOTO MMXX

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) presents MOTO MMXX, opening August 22 and on view through January 3, 2020. Originally slated to open in May of 2020, MOTO MMXX was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Design by Distance

June 8-December 31, 2020

An online exhibition showcasing how designers from around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Explore the Invisible Word of Design with Roman Mars on November 14

November 14, 2019

With over 360 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular design podcasts in the world. MCD welcomes host and creator Roman Mars to Minnesota Street Project for a live multimedia presentation examining unnoticed design that shapes our world.

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MCD Announces New Exhibitions Exploring Issues of Climate Change in the Bay Area and Beyond

December 19, 2019–May 3, 2020

This winter, the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) will present two new, dynamic exhibitions exploring the ways that creative individuals are addressing issues of climate change.

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bauhaus.photo

October 10–November 8, 2019

On the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus school’s opening in Weimar, Germany, American Institute of Architects, San Francisco (AIASF) and the Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) are pleased to present bauhaus.photo, a traveling exhibition, developed by the Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, in partnership the Goethe Institut San Francisco.

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Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object

July 27–December 1, 2019

The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object, an exploration of some of the finest examples of the mechanical age.

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Interior/Exterior

July 27–December 1, 2019

The Museum of Craft and Design is pleased to present Interior/Exterior opening on July 27, 2019, an exhibition that examines structures, “rooms” and objects, which are neither fully interior nor fully exterior. This exhibition exposes the permeability between the categories of public and private space.

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Nathan Craven, Museum of Craft and Design

Material Domestication

March 16–July 14, 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 the conversation pertaining to the relevance of, or perhaps insignificance of, gender in contemporary craft.

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Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey

March 16 – July 14, 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.

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DESIGN15: The Museum of Craft and Design Celebrates 15 Years

Fall 2019

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.

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