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.


0125_memberwalkMember Event: Little Dreams in Glass and Metal Walkthrough with Curators Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson

Sunday, February 7 | 11:00am | Members only event

We invite our members to this special exhibition walkthrough of Little Dreams in Glass and Metal with curators Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson of the Enamel Arts Foundation. Join us for light refreshments and the opportunity to learn more about the history, process, and contemporary practices in the dynamic field of enameling.

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


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All the Flowers Blooming for You!
A CraftLab Family Workshop

Sunday, February 14 | Drop in between 1:30-3:30pm | $7 adults/$5 children/free for members

Make a handmade gift for a loved one in this very special Valentine’s Day family workshop. We will be working on the fascinating art of hammering plants to make prints! This creative form of stamping imprints the natural pigments in plants onto paper for a unique effect.


0125_yblaYarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective

Saturday, February 20 | 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!

More information: www.yarnbombinglosangeles.com


0202_beadTorch Enameling Copper Beads
A Workshop with Suzanne Kustner

Sunday, February 21 | 12:00-4:00pm | $65/$60 members (includes materials)

Enamel artist Suzanne Kustner will lead an exciting and HOT workshop on enameling and torch firing your very own copper beads! Learn about the magic and alchemy behind fusing glass and metal to make dazzling enamel creations.

Advanced registration required. Click here or email: workshops@cafam.org


0202_zineworkshopAma-ZINE Workshop

Sunday, February 28 | 1:00-5:00pm | $10/$5 members (includes materials)

Create your own self-published work in celebration of Zine Week L.A., a week’s worth of zine-related events around the city leading up to the 2016 L.A. Zine Fest! Learn how to fold and construct an 8-page zine and fill it with collage, poetry, storytelling, interviews, comics, or anything else you like! The L.A. Zine Fest travelling zine library will be on display along with a button making station! Tools (and inspiration) provided. 

More information: www.lazinefest.com


0125_craftnight _tacoCraftNight:
Felt Tacos & Beer with Billy Kheel

Thursday, March 3 | 7:00–9:00pm | Museum courtyard
(Galleries open 6:30pm-9:30pm)
*Project demonstrations at 7:00pm & 7:30pm
$8/free for members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)

Join us for tacos and beer! Artist Billy Kheel leads a delicious workshop on making your own beer bottle and taco out of FELT! Make, mingle, eat, and drink at this tasty event.

Space is limited; RSVP required: cafammarch2016.eventbrite.com


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Little Dreams in Glass and Metal
Walkthrough with Curators Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson

Sunday, March 6 | 1:00pm | Free with admission

Join curators Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson for an engaging discussion on the work and processes behind the first nationally traveling enamel exhibition in more than 50 years.

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


0125_lazinefestL.A. Zine Fest 2016

Sunday, March 6 | 11:00am-6:00pm | Free entry
Location: The Majestic, 650 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Join our friends at L.A. Zine Fest for their 5th annual event featuring dynamic speakers, hands-on workshops and over 200 exhibitors of self-published work.

More information: www.lazinefest.com


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Little Dreams on Aluminum & Ink
A CraftLab Family Workshop!

Sunday, March 13 | Drop in between 1:30-3:30pm | $7 adults/$5 children/free for members

Little dreamers are invited to delve into the magic of our current exhibition Little Dreams in Glass and Metal by learning how to emboss and paint on thin aluminum sheets to create their own shimmering creations.


0125_ybla2Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective

Saturday, March 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!

More information: www.yarnbombinglosangeles.com


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Made with Porcelain: Artist Talk with Keiko Fukazawa

Sunday, March 20 | 3:00pm | Free with general admission

Join artist Keiko Fukazawa for a conversation about her new ceramic works produced during her three residencies in Jingdezhen, China, also known as the “porcelain capital” of the world.

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


0125_metalworkshopMetal Alchemy: Fine Silver Metal Clay Workshop with Delia Marsellos-Traister

Saturday, March 26 | 11:00am- 5:00pm | $60/$50 members (+$65 materials fee to instructor)

In this introductory workshop, participants will learn to produce a pendant and a pair of earrings made from the wonderfully malleable material known as fine silver metal clay! Design, texture, and torch fire your objects into finished solid silver pieces.

Advanced registration required. Click here or email: workshops@cafam.org


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The Museum will be closed for Easter on Sunday, March 27


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Craft Night

First Thursday nights from 7:00pm-9pm

CraftLab Workshops

For the whole family on the second Sunday from 1:30-3:30pm