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.


CAFAM will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26

Paper Holiday Wreaths with Mark Montano

Thursday, December 3 | 7:00–9:00pm In the courtyard
*Project demonstrations at 7:00pm & 7:30pm (Galleries open 6:30pm-9:30pm) 
$8/Free for Members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)

Make your own paper holiday wreath! Designer and television personality Mark Montano will host a night of paper, pattern, and holiday color for this special December CraftNight! Space is limited. RSVP requested to: cafamdecember2015.eventbrite.com

On and Off Record Artist & Curator Talk
with Phranc & Howard Fox

Saturday, December 05 | 3:00pm | Free with RSVP

Paperworks artist Phranc and curator Howard Fox will be in conversation with our visitors about Phranc's career as a visual artist, work as a cardboard cobbler, and her history as a widely recorded punk rock and folk musician in L.A. Space is limited. RSVP required to rsvp@cafam.org

Pattern Through Print A Workshop with Cathy Weiss

Sunday, December 6 | 1:00-5:00pm | $45/$35 members (includes materials)

Learn about Cathy Weiss’ installation Love and Light as you spend time layering the printmaking techniques of relief, stenciling, stamping, and dyeing to create unique prints. Please bring in images, photos, and stories to inspire you. Click here to register. Advanced registration required. Space is limited. RSVP required to rsvp@cafam.org

Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Knit Graffiti Collective

Saturday, December 12 | 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

Colors of Nature
A CraftLab Family Workshop!

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

Experience the beauty of nature’s colors! We will be extracting colors from flowers, fruits, plants, and even your favorite vegetables, and experimenting in natural dyeing processes!

CAFAM will be closed for Christmas on Friday, December 25

CAFAM will be closed for New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1

Chris Francis in Residence EXTENDED

Through January 3 (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. 

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Join us every month for:

Craft Night

First Thursday nights from 7:00pm-9pm

CraftLab Workshops

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