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Object Lesson | Friday, June 3, 2022 | 6:00 pm EDT | Click HERE to RSVP Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that will open wide the cases of the Center’s Museum Collection through the perspectives of individuals from the worlds of art, design, performance, community activism, education, and more, creating fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects. The series invites the public for an up-close and personal experience in an informal, discursive setting that will…Find out more »
Drop-in Draw | Wed. June 8, 2022 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Free Range Drawing at the Center! Experience our current exhibition, Spoons to Stir the Soul: The World of Norm Sartorius, and explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We welcome all levels of experience and skill for this event. This event is free to the public. The Center…Find out more »
The Spoon Gram Project with Kate Hawes | Thurs. June 9, 2022 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP The popularity of spoon carving has exploded over the past few years. Virtual carving meetups and the fact that you don't need a whole woodshop to successfully create a functional and beautiful spoon have made this craft accessible for everyone. Join us with artist Kate Hawes to discuss their Spoon Gram Project, a carvers relationship to the…Find out more »
Free Range Carving Meetup | Sat. June 11, 2022 | 12:00 – 3:00 pm EDT | In-person Event Click HERE to RSVP Click HERE to attend a Tour of Spoons to Stir the Soul: The World of Norm Sartorius In celebration of National Day of Making, the Center for Art in Wood and the Furniture Society are teaming up to present a fun day and creative day of Free Range Carving. Grab your widdling tools and wood for an afternoon…Find out more »
Gallery Tour for Spoons to Stir the Soul: The World of Norm Sartorius | Sat. June 11, 2022 | 2 pm and 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood and The Furniture Society RSVP for the 2 pm Tour RSVP for the 4 pm Tour Join us for a guided tour of our current exhibition, Spoons to Stir the Soul: The World of Norm Sartorius. Spoons to Stir the Soul is the first career retrospective exhibition celebrating the life…Find out more »
Sip & WiP | Wed. June 15, 2022 | 6 – 7 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for a fun evening sharing your creative work in progress (WIP) from the comfort of your home while sipping on the beverage of your choice. This series of casual creative hangouts are for people to connect with one and other and share their project(s). We hope that you will join us for the next…Find out more »
Steam Bending and Basket Weaving | 10 am – 3 pm | Glen Foerd 5001 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19114 Sat. June 18, 2022 Sat. June 25, 2022 $250 Non-member $195 for Members of the Center and Glen Foerd In collaboration, Glen Foerd and the Center for Art in Wood present Steam Bending and Basket Weaving, a cross-disciplinary workshop with artists Brian Skalaski and Janine Wang. During this two-day workshop, participants will combine steam bending and basket weaving to create…Find out more »
Bandsaw Bash | Fri. September 16, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Join us for a celebration of the Center for Art in Wood and the close of its 2022 Bandsaw Box Auction. You’ll enjoy a tour of the coveted Bandsaw Boxes, and live entertainment! More information on Sponsorship and tickets will be available soon! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Katie Sorenson, Director of Outreach and Communications, email@example.com.Find out more »