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.
Through September 6 (dates subject to change) | During regular museum hours
For the duration of Chris Francis: Shoe Designer, Chris has relocated his shop to the museum. Stop by to view the exhibition, meet Chris, and see him in action. Click here to view Chris Francis' up-to-date schedule.
Thursday, September 3 | 7:00–9:00pm | In the courtyard
*Project demonstrations at 7:00pm & 7:30pm (Galleries open 6:30–9:30pm)
$8/free for members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)
Join artist Billy Kheel to make small felt objects in response to his “Imagining the Future of the L.A. River” project. Kheel was inspired to create an installation representing the broad range of wildlife, debris, and other remnants found in the L.A. River over the years. Participants will imagine and create objects that have flowed or will eventually flow in the river.
RSVP requested to cafamseptember2015.eventbrite.com
Sunday, September 6 | 4:00pm
The Craft in America House Band will perform an evening of music at CAFAM for the closing reception of Art and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans, co-presented by Craft in America. The concert includes songs ranging from traditional folk and country, to more contemporary takes on service, military, and war songs.
Sunday, September 13 | Drop in between 1:30–3:30pm | $7 adults/$5 children/free for members
Have you ever wondered where all the palm trees in Los Angeles came from? Join us for a workshop that will teach you how to weave your own palm-leaf-basket and learn about the history of palm trees in Los Angeles. A CAFAM Field Guide to palm tree identification will be provided to participants.
Saturday, September 19 | 2:00–5:00pm | Free and open to the public
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! To find out more about YBLA, visit yarnbombinglosangeles.com.
Saturday, September 26
12:00–5:00pm: Members-only preview & Smithsonian Day
6:15–7:00pm: Artist talk with Binh Pho
7:00–9:00pm: Reception $12 entry/free for members
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First Thursday nights from 7:00pm-9pm
For the whole family on the second Sunday from 1:30-3:30pm