Opening of the Museum of Craft and Design
Beginning April 6, 2013, the Museum of Craft and Design -- one of North America's few institutions dedicated to these contemporary practices and the roles they play in everyday life -- opens on Third Street in SF's historic Dogpatch district. Along with 4,000 square feet of exhibition space, the 8,500 square foot museum designed by Gary Hutton Design and McCall Design Group features their first dedicated spaces for public workshops and programming. Inaugural year exhibitions include Michael Cooper: A Sculptural Odyssey, 1968–2011; Arline Fisch: Creatures From the Deep; Rebecca Hutchinson: Affinity; and Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller. Museum hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am-6pm; Thursday from 11am-7pm; Sunday from 12-5pm; and closed on Mondays.