Thursday, July 30, 2015
American Craft Council presents: Conversation and Cocktails
Hosted by the Museum of Craft and Design
The American Craft Council is excited to return to San Francisco for its annual show (July 31 – August 2). To kick off the weekend, join us at the Museum of Craft and Design on Thursday, July 30, for an evening of sparkling conversation and stimulating ideas.
6 – 7 p.m. Crafted Conversations: Crossroads of Craft and Technology
We continue our popular Crafted Conversations series with a discussion on the intersection of craft and technology. Presented by Sunset Magazine, Crossroads of Craft and Technology is a moderated conversation with Tung Chiang and Laura Devendorf on the relationship between tools, technology, and process in craft and design. Seating is limited.
7 – 9 p.m. Mix and Mingle
Mix and mingle with a variety of artists and craft enthusiasts while perusing the Museum of Craft and Design’s current exhibition, Hands Off: New Dutch Design at the Confluence of Technology & Craft. Special guests include a rich array of Bay Area makers featured in the June/July issue of American Craft magazine. Meet, mingle, and enjoy light refreshments, and a special hand-crafted, single malt Scotch whisky tasting with The Balvenie.
All guests will receive a complimentary copy of American Craft magazine and two complimentary tickets to the ACC's annual show at Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2.
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American Craft Council
The American Craft Council’s mission is to champion craft. As a national, nonprofit public educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb, the Council actively promotes the understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft through its bimonthly magazine American Craft, annual juried shows presenting artists and their work, leadership conferences, ACC Awards, research library, and programming. For additional information visit craftcouncil.org.