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We are pleased to announce that our latest film 'LAST NIGHT IN EDINBURGH' has been nominated for 2 BAFTA NEW TALENT awards for Best Drama and Best Actress. Congratulations to the nominees. Please visit our website for more details

Color and Collage A CraftLab Workshop: Fun for everyone!

Event Date: 
12/09/2012 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm


$7 adults/$5 children/CAFAM Members FREE

Artist Steve Klein will talk about how he uses layers of color in his glass work and will then lead you in making collages from intriguing inspirations and colorful paper.

Lou Zeldis: Nature Inspired Indonesian Handcrafts Holiday Trunk Show

Event Date: 
12/08/2012 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm


12:00-6:00pm/ After Party from 6:00-8:00pm

A global explorer and artist, Lou Zeldis’ organic inspired jewelry has been among our most popular lines at the Museum Shop.  In addition to his jewelry, the event will also feature textiles, basketry, wood carving, and clothing for both men and women.

Tamale Making Workshop A Folk Art Everywhere Happening

Event Date: 
12/08/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm


Dive into the process of making tamales with the talented chefs of Mama’s Hot Tamales!  Learn how to make the outer shell of masa, or corn meal, and stuff it with delicious fillings. You’ll also get to take home any tamales you prepare during the workshop.

RSVP requested to

Etsy Craft Night: Custom Holiday Cards & Gift Wrap Led by Samantha Squalls

Event Date: 
12/06/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


$7/ Free for CAFAM Members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)

In the CAFAM Courtyard

Shop The World: Extended Shop Hours for Evening Shoppers

Event Date: 
12/05/2012 - 5:00pm - 12/07/2012 - 8:00pm


The Museum Shop extends its hours for three evenings during this special holiday event.  Travel the globe while getting your holiday shopping done!   The Museum Shop features the best in fair trade and artisan-produced treasures from all over the world.  Free gift wrapping with purchase of $50 or more! 

Artist’s Talk for L.A. Skin & Ink

Event Date: 
12/02/2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Free with museum admission

Join photographer and curatorial consultant Edgar Hoill for a conversation about his work documenting the Los Angeles Black and Grey tattoo scene—which grew from homemade tattoos by inmates and gang members to one of the most evocative styles of the Tattoo Renaissance.

RSVP requested to

Judith Hendler: Collectable Limited Edition Lucite Jewelry Holiday Trunk Show

Event Date: 
12/01/2012 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm


Celebrated California jewelry designer, Judith Hendler, will feature her most current line of limited edition pieces at CAFAM!  Judith’s legendary collections are also featured in the Autry Museum’s exhibition California’s Designing Women

Holiday Global Bazaar

Event Date: 
11/24/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm


It’s Global Bazaar time!  The CAFAM Courtyard will transform into an intimate marketplace where you will find unique handcrafted gifts for everyone!  CAFAM is proud to be featuring over 20 vendors with a curated selection of fair-trade goods and works by local and global artisans. 

Member Appreciation Days (Holiday MAD)

Event Date: 
11/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11/25/2012 - 5:00pm


Show your CAFAM membership card and receive free admission along with a 20% store discount at twenty Southern California art institutions.  Don’t forget that you will also get a 20% member discount* at our award winning Museum Shop during this event!

Tabla Workshop A Folk Art Everywhere Happening

Event Date: 
11/18/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm


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