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A Celebration of Life: Garry Knox Bennett

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

A Celebration of Life: Garry Knox Bennett | Thurs. April 28, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm | LIVE on ZOOM

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Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87219304299?pwd=OWZLeWVXUHlPSmE1SVoxd3JsL2IzQT09

The Man, The Maker, The Legend!

The Furni­ture Society and the Center for Art in Wood invite you to partic­i­pate in a cele­bra­tion of Garry — the man, the maker, the legend. We thought the best way to pay tribute to him and his larger-than-life-sized legacy is by coming together and sharing thoughts and memo­ries, not only of his ground­break­ing work and prolific career, but also his inim­itable char­ac­ter, wit, and spirit. The evening will be hosted by Monica Hampton, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Furni­ture Society, and Glenn Adamson, noted curator, histo­rian, and writer.

You too are welcome to share your stories (please keep your thoughts timed within 2 minutes so that all who wish to partic­i­pate are able to do so!).

Join us on Thurs­day, April 28 from 6:30 – 8 pm EDT as we pay tribute to Garry — his life, his work, and to raise a toast in his honor.

If you have images you would like to be included in the slideshow, please email those to Hayami Arakawa NO LATER THAN midnight, Friday, April 22 EDThayami.​arakawa@​gmail.​com

This event is free and open to all who want to cele­brate Garry’s life and legacy!

Questions? Please contact Katie Sorenson, Director of Outreach and Communications at katie@centerforartinwood.org.

Paul J. Smith | United States | Garry Knox Bennett at his studio, Oakland, CA | ca. 1985 | Inkjet print | 16 x 20 | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist | 2016.08.01.016.02 | 1149 |

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Center for Art in Wood
141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Phone:
(215) 923-8000
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