Upcoming Programs & Events

Sept Craft Night Henna Prints 300X432

Craft Night at CAFAM: 
Henna Designs Printmaking Workshop with Stuart Vaughan 


Thursday, September 4 | 7:00–9:00pm
*Project Demonstrations at 7:00pm & 7:30pm
$8/ Free for Members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks) 
In the courtyard

Explore Henna designs from India and transform those traditional designs into dynamic prints on paper. Typically applied to the hands and feet for weddings and Hindu festivals, these beautiful, intricate designs represent good luck. In this workshop, participants will be inspired by Henna designs while learning the process of block printing.

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Craft Affair 2014

Honoring Richard Erickson and Clare Graham | VIP Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres & Silent Auction

Saturday, October 11 | 6:00-9:00pm
Tickets: $200/each plus sponsorship packages | In the courtyard | Celebrate with the Craft & Folk Art Museum at our annual fundraiser and silent auction honoring Trustee President Richard Erickson and artist Clare Graham. All proceeds benefit museum exhibition and education outreach programs.

For tickets or more information visit or call (323) 937-4230 x31


Submission Call

Call for submissions!

The Craft & Folk Art Museum and the Farhang Foundation announce a call for submissions for an international juried exhibition of contemporary photography and video works relating to Iranian culture and heritage. Titled Focus Iran: Contemporary Photography and Video, the exhibition is an opportunity to expose and feature emerging and mid-career photographers and media artists from around the world. 

Artists 18 years of age and older are invited to apply between July 21 and September 21, 2014.


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