February Happenings at the Craft and Folk Art Museum
Thursday, February 2 | 7:00-9:00pm
Etsy Craft Night: Personalized Journals
Led by Lisa Engelbrecht
$5/ Free for CAFAM Members (includes materials, drinks, and snacks)
Create a fabulous, personalized journal with Lisa Engelbrecht, author of Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering. Lisa will begin by creating a nameplate for you in her distinctive lettering style. Then, you’ll customize a MakeReady© Journal (created from the waste papers of the printing process) with your nameplate and all sorts of cool materials.
RSVP suggested to firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, February 4 & Sunday, February 5 | 12:00-5:00pm
Wearable Trunk Show
A Shop@CAFAM Special Event
Located in the CAFAM Courtyard
Five nationally known craft artists will exhibit their wearable art and jewelry at this two-day trunk show and sale. Featured artists Biba Shutz, Valerie Hector, David Forlano, Randall Darwall, and Chris Triola have presented in prestigious juried art exhibitions and museums nationally, and 10% of all proceeds will benefit CAFAM’s exhibitions and education programs.
Saturday, February 11|Drop in between 1:30-3:30pm
Over and Under, Let’s Weave
A CRAFTlab Workshop: Fun for everyone!
$5 per participant (includes museum admission)/ CAFAM Family/Dual Passport members & above FREE
Artist Máximo González transforms a variety of unconventional materials into large, unusual weavings. Be inspired by Máximo’s work and learn the basics of weaving while experimenting will a range of fun materials.
Sunday, February 12 | 2:00-4:00pm
Graffiti Workshop with Galo “MAKE ONE” Canote
A Folk Art Everywhere Happening
Location: Mercado La Paloma (3655 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007)
LA graffiti artist Galo Canote is back for another workshop! If you missed last month’s program, now is your chance to learn about MAKE ONE’s creative process as he takes you on a journey into LA street culture and teaches you the fundamentals of letter structure and design.
RSVP requested to email@example.com by February 9th
Saturday, February 18 | 2:00-5:00pm
Yarn Bombing Los Angeles Collective – Knit Group
Free and open to the public
Join YBLA’s monthly meeting of local knitters. Share in diverse projects and great conversation. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged! To find out more about YBLA, visit www.yarnbombinglosangeles.com.
Tuesdays, February 21 – April 17 | 6:30 - 9:30pm
Community Printmaking Sessions with Holly Jerger
Cost per session: $20/$15 CAFAM Members
Are you interested in printmaking but need a space to work? Whether you are a novice or expert printer, join other like-minded adults for our printmaking sessions that offer space, basic supplies, and casual instruction. Materials for various relief printing processes, collograph, and monotype are on hand. A small etching press and letterpress are also available for use. For ages 17 years + up.
RSVP requested to (323) 937-4230 x28 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, February 25 | 7:00-9:00pm
The Craft of Poetry: Deconstructing Perestroika
Poetry Reading and Reception
$7/ Free for CAFAM Members
Please join us for a reading of poetry created in response to artworks exhibited in the Deconstructing Perestroikaexhibition. The event is organized by Brendan Constantine, Los Angeles poet and author of Birthday Girl Wit Possum, and features poets Ilya Kaminsky, Cecilia Woloch, and Arash Saedinia.
RSVP requested to (323) 937-4230 x50 or email@example.com