Thursday, November 1, 6 – 7 pm
First Saturday of the Month, 12 noon (11/3/07, 12/1/07, and 1/5/08) | Starting at the corner of First and Market Street, Travis Meinolf will lead a parade to the Museum of Craft and Folk Art while pushing his loom on wheels. Once at the Museum, he will demonstrate loom weaving and discuss his craft with visitors until 4pm. Participation in the parade is free; the demonstration and discussion is free with museum admission.
Yerba Buena Arts and Culture
Free 4 All
Saturday, November 10, 11 am -5 pm
Free Museum Admission
Twelve museums, including the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, offering one day of free admission. This event is generously sponsored by Oracle Corporation and OpenWorld 2007.
Family Activity Day
Saturday, December 1, 2 pm – 4 pm | Re-use and re-weave! Participate in one of the Museum School Program's most popular ctivities–weaving old photographs together to form your own small notebook. Free with museum admission.
Saturday, January 19, 2 pm | In conjunction with the West Coast Design Project, the Museum of Craft and Folk Art will host a panel discussion with CCA artists concerning the fuzzy boundaries between art, craft, and design. Free with museum admission.
Pictured Home Page:
Travis Meinolf performing "Social Fabric", 2007
Pictured Current Page:
Blacklets, detail, 2007
The Valley, 2006
Found chair, hardboard, and glue
60.5" x 91.75" x 38.5"
Unraveled velvet fuzz and thread
Overall dimensions 40"h x 21"w x 16"d
Copper, enamel, brass
13 x 12 x 12 inches
"C" Change, Craft in Our Future:
Recent Alums from California College of the Arts
November 1, 2007 – January 27, 2008
The Museum of Craft and Folk Art pays tribute to the centennial of California College of the Arts (CCA) with the exhibition "C" Change, Craft in Our Future: Recent Alums from California College of the Arts. Distinguished faculty from the five craft departments at CCA have selected recent graduates from their programs whose work they believe best represents the most exciting contemporary craft being made today.
Artists exploring the boundaries of traditional craft featured in the exhibition are: Kathleen Bostick, Tony Esola, Edith Garcia, Guido Gerlitz, Matt Hebert, Angela Hennessey, Travis Meinolf, Yvonne Mouser, Scott Oliver, Miel Paredes, Lacey Jane Roberts, Jeremy Sanders, Erik Scollon, Bill Sistek, Courtney Skott, Julie Ann Travis, and Sarah Wagner.