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.


Marvelous Marbling Paper
A Craftlab Family Workshop!
Sunday, December 11 | Drop in between 1:30–3:30pm
$7 adults / $5 children / free for members

Marvelous marbling! Experiment with wondrous inks, paint, and paper for a special workshop on basic techniques of marbling paper. Leave with a colorful paper creation bound to marvel all!

Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective
Saturday, December 17 | 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: www.yarnbombinglosangeles.com

CAFAM will be closed for Christmas on Sunday, December 25 

CAFAM will be closed for New Year’s Day on Sunday, January 1 

Tiny House at CAFAM
Pre-Build Party | Friday, February 3, 2017 | 7:00–10:00pm  | $30 / $25 members
Raffle & Reception | Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 7:00–10:00pm | $40 

Tiny House Pre-Build Party
Meet Derek Diedricksen and learn about his innovative design approach as he brings his unique Tiny House Project to LA for the first time at the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM). The Launch Party features a book signing and talk with Diedricksen and guest micro-builders Michelle Boyd, Dustin Diedricksen, Andrew Odom, Marty Skrelunas, and Jedidiah Voltz. Builder Palo Coleman will demonstrate Shou Sugi Ban, a Japanese technique of protecting wood by charring it with fire and designer Dustin Diedricksen will present a live framing demonstration. There will also be a screening of the documentary We the Tiny House People (2012). Food, cash bar and other surprises to come!

Tiny House Raffle & Reception
Celebrate and make new friends as we present the raffle winner of the tiny house constructed by Deidricksen. Entertainment will be provided by Dublab, beer sponsored by Angel City Brewing, food, fun and more!

Raffle Tickets
Purchase raffle tickets to win your own tiny house built on-site at CAFAM by Deidricksen and his team. The house will be a fully portable, solar, micro cabin approx. 10' by 7' inside and made of unconventional materials. Winner of the tiny house will be announced at the Tiny House Party on March 18, 2017. Winner is responsible for transporting the house from the museum.

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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