Support Museum of Craft and Design

The Museum of Craft and Design can’t do what we do without the support of our members, donors, foundations and corporate sponsors.

Become part of our community today to enjoy members-only events, discounts at the Museum Store, and previews of our upcoming exhibitions.

Your Donation Helps in Many Ways

The Museum of Craft and Design depends on many sources of support to present exhibitions at our pop-up museums and programs on contemporary craft and design to our visitors from the Bay Area and beyond. It is thanks to the generous commitment and contributions of our members and donors that we are able to offer these experiences.

 Individual Giving

Help us to showcase contemporary craft and design to residents of and visitors to the Bay Area. Your gift will help us to continue to fund artists, secure our pop-up locations, and develop programs and lectures that are unique to the mission of MCD. Be part of the Bay Area arts community and join like-minded supporters who share your interest for innovative, original and contemporary artists and their work in the Bay Area. Your gift is 100% tax-deductible and can provide MCD with unrestricted support in many ways. Donate now or contact us by email at to discuss how your contribution can have the greatest impact.

Annual Appeal

Your contributions have been key to our accomplishments, and your financial support is fundamental to our ongoing achievements. As you make plans for your end of year giving, please consider a generous gift to the Museum of Craft and Design and become part of our success as we craft a new year!

Donate to the Annual Appeal Fund

Other Ways to Donate

Donate to General Operating

Donate to Exhibitions 

Donate to Education


Corporate Sponsorship

Help us to inspire our community and to recognize the creative richness of the Bay Area. Your company’s financial contribution is an investment in San Francisco’s home for contemporary craft and design. Interested in becoming a corporate sponsor? Please contact us at to discuss how your company can help bring the best in contemporary craft and design to our visitors from San Francisco and around the world.

A customizable list of sponsor benefits includes:

– Logo recognition in various media within and outside of the Museum
– Name recognition on our website, newsletter and email blast
– Cross-marketing opportunities
– Invitations to special events and programs

Our donors make everything we do possible – from innovative exhibitions, to inspiring programs – and we couldn’t be more grateful.

Learn about how to support the Museum of Craft and Design by contacting us at 415.773.0303 or

Capital Campaign

Support our Parklet!

We’re launching our 3rd Street Parklet and need your help!
As we near installation, we need a final boost to ensure
completion of the buildout. Although our Indiegogo campaign has closed,
more details on the Parklet can still be found on our Indiegogo page.

If you’d like to learn more, Visit Our Indiegogo Page!


MCD Supporters

Thank you to our Members

The Museum of Craft and Design gratefully acknowledges the support from these individuals and companies as of February 2015.
To upgrade your membership, please contact Sara Dermody at

Founder Circle

Windgate Charitable Foundation


Museum Circle

John and Robyn Horn

Benefactor Circle

William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation

Patron Circle

Alyce and Steve Kaplan

Director Circle

Dorothy Saxe

Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund

Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie

Curator Circle

Babette and Steven Pinsky

Barbara Waldman and Dennis Winger

Anita and Ronald Wornick

Phil Schlein

Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

Sponsor Circle

Bernice Wollman and Warren Rubin

Lisa Bayne Astor and Andy Astor

Lawrence K. Mendenhall and Richard Horan

The Mendenhall Horan Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation

Christine Motley and Neil O’Donnell

Sharon and Barclay Simpson

Consulate General of Israel

Center for Craft, Creativity, & Design

Olle Lundberg

Anne and Ronald Abramson

The Anne and Ronald Ambramson Family Foundation

Alexa Arena

David and Sylvia Wesiz Foundation

The Netherland-America Foundation

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass

The Bernard Osher Foundation

Ayco Charitable Foundation

Grace Hawthrone

Wendy Norris and Stephanie Versin

Rotasa Foundation

Susan Cummins and Rose Riven

Joe Brubaker

Marilyn and Ken Riding

JoAnn and Ken Edwards

Glass Alliance of Northern California

David Gauger

Dianne Dubois

Donor Circle

Azar Zavvar and Josh H. Oliver

Bernard Jazzar and Harold Nelson

Eleanor and Bruce Heister

Gary Hutton

Laurel Shackelford

Mary and Tom Field

Nina and Ronald Gilson

Susan And Bill Beech

Trina and Victor Shin

Nina Pinsky

Miriam and Roderick Owen

Collector Level Membership

Alicia Grossman

Ann Morhauser

Betsy and Robert Gamburd

Bob Fisher

Burton and Raleigh Fohrman

Christian Luis and Jennifer Crupi

Diane and Rob Master

Elena Levedeva and Al Smith

Helena Foster

Helga and Roy Curry

Jacquelyn Rice and Uosis Juodvalkis

Joan Hull and John Phillips

Kathleen Kelley Soper and Arthur Hahn

Lesley Madison

Lucia Matzger

Marcia Moulton

Mary and Steve Rudolph

Miriam Owen

Nancy and Steve Oliver

Nancy Bushnell

Nina Pinksy

Rebecca Lee

Ron Gilson

Sally Lovett

Samuel Abhaya

Stew Suchman

Sue and John Diekman

Susan and Lee David

Toby Levy and Rick Holman

Valerie Pierce and Michelle Johnson

Clay and Glass Arts Foundation

Supporter Level Members

Arlyne Charlip

Christopher Rolletta

Cynthia and Thomas Fetherson

Debbie and Dan Lauber

Deborah Frieden

Diane and Dave Toole

Diane and Marc Grainer

Diane and Dave Toole

Diane and Thomas Levison

Dr. Isabel Wade and Jan Chernoff

Elizabeth Shypertt and Richard Matzinger

Janet and Victor Schachter

Joanne And James Rapp

Lucy and Robert Berman

Martha and David Bills

Myrna and Harold Tatar

Nari Chong

Nion McEvoy

Renata Gasperi and Donald Frediani

Corporate Sponsors

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

    Dwell Magazine

    7×7 Metropolitan Media, Inc

    Greystone Hotels

    Chevron Humankind

    Forest City Enterprises

    Metalsmith Magazine

    Pacific Gas & Electric


    Aram Originals


    Caldwell Snyder Gallery

    Charlotte Kruk

    Custom Furniture Design

    Dark Horse Wines

    Derek Secor Davis

    Emiko Oye

    Francis Ford Coppola Winery

    Gary Danko

    Gary Hutton Design

    Gauger + Associates

    Glenn Wexler

    Heather Wilcoxon


    Kristin Lora

    Kurt Lundquist Photography

    Mark Sfirri

    Ted Cohen

    The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast

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