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October 2016

Wood, Revisited

October 28, 2016 - April 8, 2017
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Wood, Revisited examines the role technology has played in the work of wood artists over the past two decades. This exhibition highlights the nature of wood as a medium by investigating the boundaries of technique such as new technologies, augmented tool(s), and creating work that has a digital or technological look (“tech aesthetic”) and the dialogue between designer, engineer, and artist. Wood, Revisited, is curated by Anne Carlisle, with advisor Glenn Adamson, who was a curator of the Center’s Wood…

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November 2016

The Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award Exhibition 2016

November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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On November 12, the same day as our Annual Founders' Fundraiser, the inaugural honoree reciepient of The Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award for 2016, Jakob Weissflog, Germany, will be at the Center to open his exhibition.  Jakob’s work will be on display and available for sale November 12, 2016 – April 8, 2017.  [Pictured left: Jakob Weissflog, Party of Three, 2015, Ziricote, Masur birch, Amboyna…

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March 2017

Small Favors: Think Inside the Box

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Center for Art in Wood, in collaboration with The Clay Studio, presents Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, which will be on view on the Center’s Len Scherock Museum Store Art Wall and in the Korman Gallery at The Clay Studio. The exhibition engages new and established artists, challenging them to produce work using varied materials that fit inside a 4-inch acrylic cube. In 2006, The Clay Studio conceived the Small Favors exhibition as an effort to advance fine…

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April 2017

SMOOTH: Mangle Boards of Northern Europe & Contemporary Concepts

April 21 - July 22
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Join us in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for an exhibition of mangle boards, highly-ornamented planks of wood used to smooth wrinkles from linen in the 16th to 19th century. The thirty-seven handcrafted mangle boards on view come from seven northern European countries. Guest curator Jay Raymond studied four private and…

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May 2017
$15.00

Sip and Learn: Whiskey & Wood

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip and Learn: Whiskey & Wood | Thursday May 11, 2017 | 6 – 8pm | Featuring Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey and Keunho Peter Park Buy TICKETS here. Buy MEMBER tickets here. Join The Center for Art in Wood and Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey on Thursday, May 11th, 6 – 8pm, for Whiskey & Wood. Enjoy an evening of sipping whiskey and learning about coopering, the ancient art of barrel making. Experience our current exhibition SMOOTH: Mangle Boards of Northern…

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