MCD Design Lab

Join us for our MCD Design Labs! A half-day workshops that take place in the museum’s John and Robyn Horn MakeArt Lab. These events are a great opportunity for participants to engage with exhibition-featured designers and experts in the field. From rapid prototyping to sign painting and embroidery, these hands-on projects allow the exploration of both emerging and traditional techniques in craft and design.

Programs take place on Saturday afternoons. Price varies depending on the activity and required materials; discounted entry for MCD members. Programs include supplies, light refreshments and exhibition access.

June 2018

Raw Design: Exhibition and Design Mixer

June 8, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94107 United States + Google Map
Raw Design: Exhibition and Design Mixer at Museum of Craft and Design

Kick off SF Design Week at the Museum of Craft and Design for a special party hosted by MCD Salon, a new young design collective. Start the night off with an interactive talk and tour of MCD's three new summer exhibitions, including "Raw Design" curated by Glenn Adamson. Special guest speakers include Lisa Ellsworth and Charlie Leese, followed by hands-on crafting with marble polymer clays, vinyl spinning, plus bites and cocktails inspired by the exhibitions. Join us for a fun evening exploring design through art, jewelry, food and cocktails! Two complimentary drink vouchers included with each ticket purchase.

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October 2018

MCD Design Lab: Material Alchemy with Ramekon O’Arwisters

October 27, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94107 United States + Google Map

On the Saturday before All Hallows eve, join the Museum of Craft and Design to immerse yourself in the magical moment between the seen and the unseen!

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March 2019

Design Lab Happy Hour • Rowland Ricketts Indigo

March 29, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94107 United States + Google Map

Design Lab Happy Hour

March 29, 2019, 6PM-9PM

Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third St, San Francisco CA 94107

Join MCD and Slow Fiber Studios in welcoming Material Domestication artist Rowland Ricketts for this very special Design Lab Happy Hour, focused on the creative processes behind indigo plant growth and hand dyed textiles.  

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June 2019

MCD Design Lab Happy Hour: Wire Armatures and Sculpture

June 14, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94107 United States + Google Map

Design Lab Happy Hour, June 14, 2019, 6 PM - 9:30 PM. Material Domestication exhibiting artist Adam Shiverdecker will take participants through the process of orthographic drawing and discuss the use of ceramic material on armatures.

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February 2020

*Cancelled* MCD Design Lab Happy Hour: Aplat Zero Waste

February 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94107 United States + Google Map

Design Lab Happy Hour: Aplat Zero Waste, Feb 7, 2020, 6 PM - 9 PM. Join MCD to learn more about the creative process behind this thoughtful, local company, and to try your hand at creating your own accessories from offcut industrial production. 

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