The Center for Art in Wood believes we can do better.
We stand with the Black community.
We reaffirm our commitment to creating and supporting spaces
for meaningful dialogue and creative expression.
We believe in the unique power of art to address the deep rifts in our nation.

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Please click the drop-down arrow for more information on the new Stay at Home Guidelines.
The City of Philadelphia has announced increased restrictions going into effect Friday, November 20th. The new Safer at Home guidelines impact many businesses, including museums.
In compliance with these orders, the Center’s exhibition and permanent collection galleries will be closed through January 1, 2021. Our museum store will be fully operational, online and in our physical space, with limited hours and occupancy.
Visit the Center on our website, and interact with us in the Wood Shed.
 

We can't do this without you!

Your support allows the Center to offer the programs, exhibitions, and outreach that inspire, challenge, and draw our community closer together.

We can't do this without you!

Your support allows the Center to offer the programs, exhibitions, and outreach that inspire, challenge, and draw our community closer together.

The Wood Shed

Welcome to the Wood Shed, the Center for Art in Wood's new home for virtual studio tours, artist talks, craft tutorials, and more!

The Wood Shed

Welcome to the Wood Shed, the Center for Art in Wood's new home for virtual studio tours, artist talks, craft tutorials, and more!

The Wood Shed

Welcome to the Wood Shed, the Center for Art in Wood's new home for virtual studio tours, artist talks, craft tutorials, and more!

Object Lesson Speaker Series

Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that creates fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects.

Object Lesson

Join us for our First Friday speaker series and learn about stories from the Collection!

Object Lesson Speaker Series

Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that opens wide the cases of the Center’s Museum Collection to create fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects.

On View

A selection of works from 1995 to 2019 is on view in this allTURNatives: Form + Spirit exhibition, which marks the Windgate ITE Residency Program's landmark 25th year.

On View

A selection of works from 1995 to 2019 is on view in this allTURNatives: Form + Spirit exhibition, which marks the Windgate ITE Residency Program's landmark 25th year.

On View

A selection of works from 1995 to 2019 is on view in this allTURNatives: Form + Spirit exhibition, which marks the Windgate ITE Residency Program's landmark 25th year.

Events

Dec 04

Object Lesson: Nashay Jones

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street

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Museum Store

Len Scherock Museum Store

Purchase handcrafted artwork, toys, jewelry, home and kitchen items and much more.
Store Hours: Thursdays 2:00PM – 7:00 PM Fridays & Saturdays 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

The Center for Art in Wood

Windgate ITE International Residency

A collegial experience in which Resident Fellows explore new work through research, exploration, and collaboration.

The Center for Art in Wood

Permanent Collection

The Center’s permanent collection consists of over 1,200 hand-made objects from around the world, ranging from functional, everyday objects to contemporary sculptures.

The Fleur & Charles Bresler Research Library

The Fleur & Charles Bresler Research Library

The Fleur & Charles Bresler Research Library helps preserve the rich history of wood working.