On the International Space Station, brave astro-pioneers pass the time by making crafts—namely, dream catchers to catch the dreams of any nearby aliens dreaming of attacking Earth. Study terrestrial craftsmanship with today's Groupon: for $30, you get an Individual Passport membership to the Craft and Folk Art Museum (up to a $60 value).
The Craft and Folk Art Museum champions unconventional handmade exhibits to promote appreciation and understanding of diverse global cultures, and extends myriad to global-art aficionados within its space. Individuals receive a variety of membership benefits and unlimited admission to the museum's rotating array of displays, which have included an exploration of California designers Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman's abode accoutrements and an examination of yarn-woven furniture crafted by a bi-species team of spiders and grandmothers. Members score free admission for two to the May 21 opening reception spotlighting installations by sculpture artist Ann Weber and textile artist Jennifer Angus. There they will nosh on gourmet bites from a local Mediterranean food truck and boogie with paintings of tap-dancers to DJed beats and tunes. Members enjoy a 10% discount in the museum’s shop and online store as well as exclusive information on upcoming events and workshops.