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November 2018

Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life

November 2, 2018 - January 19, 2019
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life Curated by Glenn Adamson November 2, 2018 – January 19, 2019 Visit the online gallery here. The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to present the work of renowned wood artist Merryll Saylan in an exhibition celebrating the timeline of her career. When she began turning in the 1970s, Saylan was one of few women in the craft field. While her contemporaries gravitated toward furniture-making and the use of exotic woods, Saylan—who came…

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Making a Difference Symposium a CraftNow Event

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
University of the Arts, 401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia,PA19147United States
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Making a Difference Symposium | CraftNow Philadelphia | Fri Nov 2, 2018 | 11 am – 7 pm | University of the Arts Gershman Hall, 401 South Broad Street   Each year, CraftNOW hosts a symposium to provide a platform for critical discourse in contemporary craft. A half day of talks and moderated discussions is being planned surrounding the theme Making a Difference and is generously being hosted by The University of the Arts. Presentations will focus on the use of craft and…

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Gallery Talk with Merryll Saylan and Artistic Director Jennifer-Navva Milliken

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Turning Sixty, Maple, 10 x 21 x 16 , The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Donated by the Artist Photo Credit: John Carlano Gallery Talk | Merryll Saylan and Artistic Director Jennifer-Navva Milliken| Sat. Nov. 3, 2018 | 2 - 4 pm | at The Center Join us for a gallery talk about the exhibition Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life. Curated by Glenn Adamson, this exhibition celebrates the timeline of her career. Walk through the exhibit with…

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December 2018

Introduction to Color on Wood with Alan Adler

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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$45.00

Introduction to Color Who: Artist Alan Adler What: An Introduction to Color on Wood When: Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 2 – 4:30 pm Where: The Center for Art in Wood | 141 N 3rd Street | Philadelphia Skill Level: All Levels Cost: $35 Members  | $45 Non-Members Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for an afternoon exploring the use of color on wood with artist Alan Adler. This workshop is offered in conjunction…

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Object Lesson

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson | Mark Sfirri, Artist and Woodturner | Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE Object Lesson is a monthly Frist 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…

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January 2019

Object Lesson

January 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson |Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of InterpretationEastern State Penitentiary | Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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Workshop with Merryll Saylan

January 17, 2019 - January 18, 2019
Dovetail Wood Arts, MaKen North, 3525 I Street
Philadelphia,PA19134United States
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$350

Workshop with Merryll Saylan Who: Artist Merryll Saylan What: Two-Day Woodturning and Surface Treatment Workshop When: January 17 & 18, 2019, | 10 am – 4 pm each day Where: Dovetail Wood Arts | MaKen North, 3525 I Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134 Skill Level: All Levels Cost: $300 Members | $350 Non-Members Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. In collaboration with The Center for Art in Wood and Dovetail Wood Arts and in conjunction with the…

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March 2019

Object Lesson

March 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson | Keun Ho Peter Park | Fri. March 1, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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April 2019

Object Lesson

April 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson | Anne Ishii Executive Director of Asian Arts Initiative | Fri. April 5, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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June 2019

Object Lesson

June 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson | Dominique Ellis | Fri. June 7, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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July 2019

Object Lesson

July 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson |   | Fri. July 5, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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September 2019

Object Lesson

September 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia,PA19106United States
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Object Lesson |   | Fri. Sept 6, 2019 | 5:30 – 6 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection FREE 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…

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