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May First Friday-THE BEATS

ARTIFACTS AND ARCHIVES: THE BEATS The Third of four First Fridays dedicated to the exploration of San Francisco’s Unique Artistic Heritage THE BEAT MOVEMENT: THE UNFETTERING OF PERSONAL EXPRESSION IN THE 1950’s THIS FIRST FRIDAY,MAY 6TH WE WILL EXPLORE THE … Continue reading

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Sign up for Spring Session of Metalworks SF Now

                                    Do Something Different For A Change!           FOLLOW YOUR METAL MUSE  TO METALWORKS SF  School of Handcrafted Jewelry and Metal … Continue reading

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Bohemian-Beat Gathering

                                                          YOU ARE INVITED!!!!       MACCHIARINI CREATIVE DESIGN     … Continue reading

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Wishing All of You, a Happy, and Prosperous, New Year!

Looking forward to 2016………..                                                         METALWORKS SF We will be starting Winter quarter … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIUM JOAN MACCHIARINI-MANKIN

After a heroic battle with motor neuron disease (als/ftd), it is with great sadness that Macchiarini Creative Design posts the passing of Dan’s wife, Emma’s mother and Hanna’s grandmother, Joan.  Renown clown QUEENIE MOON, comedic actor, international theatre professor, director … Continue reading

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The 2015 DRAGON SMELTER BLOG IS HERE: It’s Burn time again !!

Dan has gone to the playa a week ahead of the official start of Burning Man with his forward crew to set up the DRAGON SMELTER and his gifted COIN /PENDANT MAKING operation as well as the DRAGON SMELTER CAMP. … Continue reading

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DANCING LINES RECEPTION: A GRACIOUS DELIGHT

Above:Gallery panorama of Dancing Lines opening 1st Friday August 7  We at MACCHIARINI CREATIVE DESIGN always have wonderful openings, however the reception for Liz Christiano’s DANCING LINES had it’s own  special enchantment. The gallery hosted what we estimate to be (below … Continue reading

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FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION AUGUST 7

“To open a pomegranate without causing a crime scene, you must be a ninja. With precision and a thorough understanding of the fruit below, you score the peel, dragging the knife through the skin at the perfect depth. Both hands … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO MARBETH SCHON

Modernist scholar and beloved friend. We at Macchiarini Creative Design were saddened to hear of the passing of Marbeth Schon a last month. Marbeth was both a champion and scholar of mid-century modernist metal work. Her two books: MODERNIST JEWELRY 1930-1960 “THE … Continue reading

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Burningman 2015

  Dragon Smelter      and Crew                    Honored                Once again this year,  Burningman .ORG has gifted an Honoria grant to The Dragon Smelter and Crew. … Continue reading

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