Craft & Fold Art Museum

 

Learn at Craft Contemporary

Craft Contemporary 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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Winter 2019 Programs
 

Craft Contemporary galleries will be closed for exhibition installation May 13-31. The Museum Shop will maintain its regular hours.



June

Opening Reception for The RIDDLE Effect and On the Inside

Saturday, June 1 | 6:00-9:00pm

$12 entry / Free for members
For more information email: info@cafam.org



CraftNight:
Sign Painting Workshop with Art Division

Thursday, June 6 | 7:00–9:00pm

$12 / Free for members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)

Inspired by our current exhibition, On the Inside, Los Angeles-based non-profit Art Division leads a unique sign painting workshop. Participants will learn basic hand-lettering techniques and will be encouraged to use paint and text to express their messages of love, empowerment, or political unrest.

Space is limited. RSVP requested.

 



Botanical Sculptures and Wearable Art with Karina Esperanza Yañez
A CraftLab Family Workshop

Sunday, June 9 | 1:30-3:30pm

$7 adults / $5 children / Free for members

Educator and artist Karina Esperanza Yañez leads an inventive workshop on botanical sculpture and wearable art. Using materials such as paper, felt, thread, and tape, participants will create botanical crowns, corsages, bracelets, or other wearables -- then snap a photo inside our special CraftLab floral booth!

Space is limited. RSVP requested.



Open Clay Studio with Eunice Lee

Thursdays, June 13 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

Cost per session: $45 / $35 members (includes basic materials, clay, and firing) 

For beginners and experts alike, our clay studio offers a fun, open space to make, experiment, and play with clay--casual instruction available. For ages 17+.

Space is limited, advance registration required.



The RIDDLE Effect
Members-Only Gallery Talk with curator jill moniz

Sunday, June 16 | 2:00pm | Free

Exhibition curator jill moniz leads an intimate members-only gallery discussion of The Riddle Effect. Learn about John Riddle’s work, his influence on his contemporaries and students, and his lasting impact on the Los Angeles art community.

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



On Protest:
Alternative Modes of Protest

Saturday, June 22 | 1:00pm | Free with RSVP

When we think of protest many envision signs, chants, and marching. But protest can also be a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. Hear about craftivism from renowned British author and craftivist Sarah Corbett and other guests in conversation with Tatiana von Furstenberg. Creativity can be a powerful voice of protest.  

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



Punch it! Embroider it!
A Punch Needle Workshop with Ivan Lopez

Sunday, June 23 | 12:00–3:30pm | $80 / $75 members (includes materials)

Ivan Lopez, a local fiber artist and educator, leads a meditative workshop on punch needle embroidery. Participants will practice introductory techniques and stitches while they create their own cross-stitched designs.

Space is limited, advance registration required.



Craftivism Workshop with Sarah Corbett

Wednesday, June 26  |  6 pm  |  $40 / $35 members (includes materials)
For adults 17 years and older

Sarah Corbett, author of How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest and founder of the UK-based Craftivist Collective, leads participants in  connecting our hands, hearts, and heads to make a difference. Take part in two of her unique projects to be a come a kind, effective and gentle craftivist using hand embroidery and paper craft. Craft skills are not essential. Come with an open heart and open mind. Advance registration required.



Open Clay Studio with Eunice Lee

Thursday, June 27 | 11:00am-1:00pm
Cost per session: $45 / $35 members (includes basic materials, clay, and firing) 

For beginners and experts alike, our clay studio offers a fun, open space to make, experiment, and play with clay--casual instruction available. For ages 17+.

Space is limited, advance registration required.


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