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May 2018

Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time

May 4 - July 21
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Photo caption: Connie Mississippi, Pythagoras, 1995. The Center for Art in Wood’s Museum Collection, Donated by Bruce and Marina Kaiser. Photo by John Carlano. Curated by Miriam Seidel Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful and graceful turned-wood sculptures that position her among the important artists who have emerged through the contemporary wood-turning movement. Opening this spring in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery, this exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable…

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July 2018

Foibles & Fables: Little Stories with Big Faux Pas

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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$10.00

Foibles & Fables: Little Stories with Big Faux Pas | Fringe Artist & Master Storyteller Denise McCormack | Fri. July 13, 2018 | 7 - 8 pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | $10 BUY TICKETS HERE The Center for Art in Wood presents Fringe Artist and Master Storyteller Denise McCormack for an evening of light-hearted stories for adults. This unique event offers elements that have been inspired by our current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time.…

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2018 Windgate ITE Open Studio Day, in memory of Lee Bender

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
UArts, 333 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia,PA19107United States
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$20.00

2018 Windgate ITE Open Studio Day, in memory of Lee Bender | Saturday, July 14th| 10:00 am – 3:30 pm |  University of the Arts, 333 S. Broad Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia The public is invited into the Windgate ITE Residents’ shop for discussion surrounding their work as part of the 2018 Windgate ITE International Residency Program. This event will take place at University of the Arts (UArts) located at 333 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, on Saturday, July…

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Reading and Tour

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Free

Reading and Tour | Guest Curator and Author Miriam Seidel | Sat July 21, 2018 | 2 – 3:30 pm | at The Center for Art in Wood | FREE   Join us for a special event with author, and curator, Miriam Seidel on Sat. July 21st. Seidel will read from The Speed of Clouds her recently released novel published by New Door Books. Afterward, Seidel will give an in-depth tour of Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time, the exhibition she curated.…

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August 2018

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018

August 3 - October 20
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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The Windgate ITE International Residency (Windgate ITE) program is a collegial experience in which the Resident Fellows explore new work through research, exploration and collaboration. This multi-disciplinary exhibition reflects each resident’s experience and includes work produced prior to the residency. The Resident Fellows are encouraged to pursue both individual and collaborative work that is exploratory and experimental. Three-dimensional work will be accompanied by photos, video, and other documentation depicting the summer experience. Click here for the 2018 and 2019 Windgate…

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November 2018

Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life

November 2, 2018 - January 20, 2019
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Free

Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life Curated by Glenn Adamson November 2, 2018 – January 20, 2019 The California-based wood sculptor and turner Merryll Saylan is an influential voice in the craft and wood field.  Coming of age at a time when technique and spectacular timbers were the two primary emphases in the field, she took an entirely different approach. She scraped rather than cut her work – a more incremental and less risk-taking approach than that of many of…

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