Learn at the Craft & Folk Art Museum

The Craft & Folk Art Museum offers a variety of workshops and classes, art talks, readings, and participatory projects for all ages. View our chronological list of events.


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Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective
Saturday, February 18 | 2:00–5:00pm | Free

Join in YBLA’s monthly meeting to find out what your local guerrilla knitters are up to, share projects you’re working on, and good conversation. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged! More information: yarnbombinglosangeles.com


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Let Me Take a Tintype!
Tintype Workshop with Jason Mads
Saturday, March 11 | 11:00am–5:00pm
$165 / $155 members (includes materials & tintype portrait)

Jason Mads teaches a unique workshop on making tintypes, an early nineteenth century photographic process. Using inspiration from current photography exhibition Focus Iran 2, participants will stage portraits and work with Mads on developing their very own tintype! Sponsored by Farhang Foundation at the Craft & Folk Art Museum.

Advanced registration required. Click here to register or email: workshops@cafam.org


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Exploding-Book-Making with Rachel Curry
A CraftLab Family Workshop!
Sunday, March 12 | Drop in between 1:30–3:30pm |  $7 adults / $5 children / free for members

Join book artist Rachel Curry for an exciting “explosion book” workshop inspired by our current book arts exhibition, Chapters. Fold, glue, upcycle materials, and use basic printmaking techniques to make your own bombastic pop-up book!


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CAFAM Tiny House Party
Saturday, March 18 | 7:00–10:00pm | $40

Celebrate and make new friends as we present the raffle winner of the tiny cabin constructed by Derek Diedricksen, HGTV celebrity host of Tiny House Project. Enjoy music by dublab, beer by Angel City Brewing, food, and more!

Space is limited, register at: tinyhouseinla.eventbrite.com


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Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective
Saturday, March 18 | 2:00–5:00pm | Free

Join in YBLA’s monthly meeting to find out what your local guerrilla knitters are up to, share projects you’re working on, and good conversation. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged! More information: yarnbombinglosangeles.com


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Paper to Chapter
A Bookmaking Workshop with Book Arts LA
Sunday, March 19 | 1:00–4:00pm | $55 / $45 members (materials included)

Join Book Arts LA for an exciting workshop delving into one-of-a-kind artist’s books. In this introductory workshop, participants will learn a series of bookmaking techniques, including bookbinding, content development, and basic printmaking techniques.

Advanced registration required. Click here to register or email: workshops@cafam.org


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Member Event: Exhibition Walkthrough for Chapters: Book Arts in Southern California with Exhibitions Curator Holly Jerger & Danielle Sommer
Sunday, March 26 | 11:00am | Free members-only event

CAFAM members are invited to join exhibition co-curators Holly Jerger and Danielle Sommer on a gallery tour and learn more about the dynamic field of contemporary book arts. This will also be a unique opportunity to see additional pages of the exhibited books.

Space is limited, RSVP required: rsvp@cafam.org

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Join us every month for:

Craft Night

First Thursday nights from 7:00pm-9pm

CraftLab Workshops

For the whole family on the second Sunday from 1:30-3:30pm