The Museum of Craft and Folk Art opens its doors to the public with free admission and special events on Saturday, December 3, from 10am to 5pm.
The new Museum of Craft and Folk Art is located on Yerba Buena Lane, downtown San Francisco?s newest pedestrian walkway linking Mission and Market Streets between 3rd and 4th Streets, close to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the new Museum of the African Diaspora in the urban oasis which Newsweek Magazine has called "the most concentrated arts district west of the Hudson."
The inaugural exhibition in the Museum?s galleries, "Folk Art for the Soul from Bay Area Collections,"showcases an international array of works on loan from stellar collections from throughout the Bay Area.
The Museum and will be open Tuesdays through Fridays, from
11am to 7pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 5pm. Admission to the Museum?s galleries is $5; $4 for seniors; children under 18 are free. Museum members enjoy free admission.
For 24 years, the Museum of Craft and Folk Art has provided the Bay Area with unique exhibitions and educational programs that inspire a variety of ethnically diverse communities. As the only folk art museum in Northern California, The Museum of Craft and Folk Art is known for its rich offering of focused and unique exhibitions of traditional and contemporary folk art and craft from around the world,and its support for contemporary craft and folk artists through its exhibitions, educational programs, and publications.
For more information www.mocfa.org
Added by ericsf7 on December 1, 2005