Our space is the ideal location for your next creative meeting, mixer or reception. Located in the historic Dogpatch neighborhood, we are San Francisco’s only museum devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary craft and design. Welcome your guests in a dynamic space showcasing regional, national and international designers and artists. Treat your clients to private shopping experiences in our award-winning museum store. Delight friends and family of all ages with MakeArt birthday parties or inspire colleagues and clients with customized creativity trainings and workshops. We feature a 3,500 ft² museum space including: 3,125 ft² Gallery Space 375 ft² MakeArt Lab High ceilings International exhibitions Award-winning Museum Store Beautiful outdoor parklet VENUE CAPACITY Our museum is known for its bold and innovative exhibitions which rotate quarterly. As such, our floor plan, usable space and guest accommodation vary accordingly. Most installations can accommodate up to 200 guests for receptions and special events; capacity for seated events is dependent upon exhibition design. Our MakeArt Lab can accommodate up to 25 guests for meetings, trainings and workshops. CATERING + BAR SERVICES MCD is happy to facilitate catering and bar service or guests may arrange catering from MCD’s preferred caterers list. A beer and wine service license may be required for events serving alcohol. RENTALS + ADDITIONAL SERVICES We provide a range of amenities including facilitating external rentals, valet, security, A/V services and more. In addition, our talented staff can create customized hands-on art making experiences for your guests, clients and colleagues as part of your next special event. RATES AT A GLANCE Full Museum (After Hours Rates): $450 per hour; 4 hour minimum Full Museum (Public Hours Rates): $950 per hour; 8 hour minimum (buy-out rates apply) MakeArt Lab (After Hours Rates): $150 per hour; 2 hour minimum MakeArt Lab (Public Hours Rates): $100 per hour; 2 hour minimum Public Hours Rates apply Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm and Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm After Hours Rates apply Monday, All Day; Tuesday – Saturday, 6 pm – 12 am; and Sunday, 5 pm – 12 am All rentals include complimentary Museum admission. Qualified tax-exempt entities may be eligible for a non-profit discount of 10% off of hourly rental rates. CONVENIENCE We are located on Third Street in the Dogpatch neighborhood, close to the 23rd Street T-line Muni stop. BOOK YOUR EVENT TODAY Discover the art of entertaining alongside contemporary craft and design.
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