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Recalibrate your creativity at MCD with our varied schedule of virtual, in-gallery, and community outreach events. From late-night museum parties and speaker series to festival pop-ups and drop-in programming–MCD presents dynamic learning opportunities for guests of all ages. Led by our education team and in collaboration with local artists, designers, and makers, join us for hands-on exploration of emerging design concepts, trending crafts, artistic techniques, materiality, function, and the creative process.
Rows of black paper MakeArt Kits. View from the top.


Inspire your group with virtual hands-on workshops that explore various popular techniques! From crowd favorites to limited edition, exhibition-based projects, MCD Events are an all-inclusive way to creatively engage with your team, family, or party guests–no matter how far away!


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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