Craft Contemporary

5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

323-937-4230

Museum Website

Located on Los Angeles’ historic Miracle Mile, and previously known as the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Craft Contemporary was founded in 1965.  

With a focus on contemporary art made from craft media and processes, Craft Contemporary presents dynamic exhibitions by established and emerging artists and designers who are often underrepresented in larger art institutions. 

Craft Contemporary is a place to both see and make art, focusing on redefining craft and folk art.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • 2nd Clay Biennale

    Jan 26 2020 - May 10 2020

    Works focus on innovative, unconventional techniques and ideas

  • Focus Iran 3

    Jan 27 2019 - May 5 2019

    40 works relating to Iranian culture and heritage

  • Beatriz Cortez: Trinidad / Joy Station

    Jan 27 2019 - May 12 2019

    Dedicated to multicultural coexistence, survival of indigenous peoples, and experiences of joy

  • The Riddle Effect

    Jun 2 2019 - Sep 8 2019

    Works chronicle the history, struggles, and triumphs of Black life

  • On the Inside

    Jun 2 2019 - Sep 8 2019

    Works created by LGBTQ artists who are currently incarcerated

  • Raw: Craft, Commodity, and Capitalism

    Sep 29 2019 - Jan 5 2020

    10 artists reflect on colonialism, slavery, and globalization

  • Indira Allegra: No Space Without Tension

    Sep 29 2019 - Jan 5 2020

    Works represent tensions through woven sculpture, choreography, and multi-media text/ile performance

  • Jaishri Abichandani

    May 31 2020 - Sep 6 2020

    Works by a Bombay-born, Brooklyn-based sculptor and social practice artist

  • Diana de Solares

    Sep 27 2018 - Jan 3 2021

    Works made from objects and materials found in domestic environments and construction sites