Education

The Center for Art in Wood offers a rich selection of unique, engaging programs that allow people of all ages to learn by doing.

Educational Program History

2013

TURNING CLASS

NAME: The Center for Art in Wood Turning Class: Beginner and Beyond
WHEN: September 7th and November 6th from 7 to 9 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Figurative Wood Sculpture Workshop
INSTRUCTOR: Susan Hagen
WHEN: June 22nd from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Pinocchio Puppet-Making Workshops
WHEN: June 15th from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Pinocchio Puppet-Making Workshops
WHEN: May 25th from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Pinocchio Puppet-Making Workshops
WHEN: April 20th from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Workshop at the Arden Theater
WHEN: April 13th from 6 to 9 p.m.

TURNING CLASS

NAME: The Center for Art in Wood Turning Class
WHEN: April 10th and May 29th from 7 to 9 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: CALL-AND-RESPONSE Make & Take Art Workshop
WHEN: April 6th from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: The Valentine’s Make & Take Art Workshop
WHEN: February 2nd from 12 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Portrait Painting Meets Cabinets of Curiosities
WHEN: January 12th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2012

WORKSHOP

NAME: Portrait Painting Meets Cabinets of Curiosities
WHEN: December 15th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Festive Winter Art; Make & Take Workshop
WHEN: December 8th from 1 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: TOPS II: A Second TURN
WHEN: October 20th from 1 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: TOPS
WHEN: October 6th from 1 to 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Decorate Your Own Decoy Workshop
WHEN: July 14th from 1 to 3 p.m.

WORKSHOP

NAME: Decorate Your Own Decoy Workshop
WHEN: June 16th from 1 to 3 p.m.

2005

CONFERENCE

NAME: WOOD 2005
DESCRIPTION: A Philadelphia based celebration of art made from wood
CO-ORGANIZER: Collectors of Wood Art

2001

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: Wood Turning in North America Since 1930: Symposium I
LOCATION: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: Wood Turning in North America Since 1930: Symposium II
LOCATION: Yale University Art Gallery

1997

CONFERENCE

NAME: 1997 World Turning Conference: Turning Towards the 21st Century

1994

WORKSHOP

NAME: Students, Teachers, Parents Wood Turning Workshop
LOCATION: George School, Newtown, PA; and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

1993

CONFERENCE

NAME: New Perspectives on an Ancient Craft
CO-SPONOR: Hagley Museum & Library, Wilmington, DE

1981

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: Wood Turning and Reproduction Symposium
WHERE: Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” 10th Wood Turning Symposia
WHERE: Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

1980

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #9 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: JUNE
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Jake Brubaker, Don Kelly, Dale Nish, Rude Osolnik, Bob Stocksdale, and Del Stubbs

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #8 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: March
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Leo Doyle, David Ellsworth, Mark Lindquist, Melvin Lindquist, John McCloud, and Robert Trout

1979

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: Wood Turning Symposium
WHERE: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #7 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: June
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Jim and John Aebi, Jake Brubaker, Ray Huskey, Ed Moulthrop, Rude Osolnik, Jack Straka

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #6 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: March
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Garth Graves, Albert LeCoff, Richard Starr, Alan Stirt, Jay Weber, Robert Worth

1978

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #5 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: June
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Jake Brubaker, David Ellsworth, Aubrey R. “Blue” Hawkins, Jack Hanson, Albert LeCoff, and Max von Steen

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #4 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: March
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Frank E. Cummings III, Steve Hogbin, C.R. ”Skip” Johnson, Dale Nish, Rude Osolnik, and E.N. Pearson

1977

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #3 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: June
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Bill Daley, Garry Handel, Albert LeCoff, Palmer Sharpless, Bob Stocksdale, Jay Weber, and Russ Zimmerman

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #2 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: March
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Jake Brubaker, Paul Eshelman, Steve Hogbin, Frank Knox, Albert LeCoff, Palmer Sharpless, Bob and Stocksdale

1976

SYMPOSIUM

NAME: “Philosophy & Practice” #1 Wood Turning Symposia
WHEN: March
WHERE: George School, Newtown, PA
INSTRUCTORS: Max Brody, Manny Erez, Paul Eschelman, John Kelsey, Albert LeCoff, and Palmer Sharpless