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January 2021

Artist Talk with Gord Peteran

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Artist Talk with Gord Peteran | Thurs, Jan 21, 2021 | Live on ZOOM at 6:30 pm EST RSVP Join us for a talk with Toronto artist Gord Peteran and hear his thoughts about art, design, craft, sculpture and furniture. Image above: Gord Peteran, A Table of Turnings, 2014, found wooden turnings While having completed hundreds of private, corporate and public commissions, he has also lectured and exhibited extensively. The Milwaukee Art Museum’s retrospective on Peteran toured nine museums across the…

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ITE Trivia Happy Hour and Closing of allTURNatives: Form + Spirit

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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ITE Trivia Happy Hour and Closing | Sat. Jan 23, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | LIVE on ZOOM RSVP Join us for a virtual gathering to reminisce and celebrate 25 years of the Windgate ITE Residency Program. The casual hangout will offer ITE alumni the chance to share their experiences with fun history factoids and a couple of rounds of ITE Trivia. Anyone who loves the ITE is welcome, so grab your favorite snack and beverage and don’t…

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February 2021

Sip & WiP

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip & WiP | Tues. February 2, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | 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 Sip…

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Sip & WiP

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip & WiP | Tues. February 16, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | 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 Sip…

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Opening Reception – Tom Loeser: Please, Please, Please

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Opening Reception - Tom Loeser: Please, Please, Please | Thurs. February 18, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM Please RSVP This casual reception will offer insights from the artist about the exhibition and his experience delving into the holdings of the Center's permanent collection. So grab your favorite snack and beverage and don’t miss this festive evening to raise a glass! This event is free to the public. The Center for Art in Wood interprets, nurtures, and champions creative engagement…

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A Gallery Talk with Artist Tom Loeser and Guest Curator Glenn Adamson

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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A Gallery Talk with Artist Tom Loeser and Guest Curator Glenn Adamson | Thurs. February 25, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM Please RSVP Join us for a discussion with Artist Tom Loeser and Guest Curator Glenn Adamson on the exhibition Please, Please, Please. We'll talk about Loeser's imaginative approach to furniture and ponder the question: If the furniture we sit on every day were totally different, would our lives be different, too? Above image: Dig 23,…

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March 2021

Sip & WiP

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip & WiP | Tues. March 2, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | 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 Sip…

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Object Lesson: Thora Jacobson

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Thora Jacobson | March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm This event has been RESCHEDULED for March 2021 Click HERE to RSVP  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82823779295 Join us for First Friday Object Lesson followed by a festive virtual happy hour. Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that opens 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…

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Gallery Talk with Winter Residency Fellow Colin Pezzano

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The 2021 Winter Residency: Colin Pezzano | Gallery Talk | Thurs, March 11, 2021 | 6:30 pm | Virtual Gallery Talk Co-hosted by NextFab Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a virtual gallery talk with the inaugural Winter Residency Fellow Colin Pezzano. The residency is designed for artists in Greater Philadelphia who work in the medium of wood and is a collaboration between the Center for Art in Wood and NextFab. An exhibition of the work created over the…

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Sip & WiP

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip & WiP | Tues. March 16, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | 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 Sip…

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Sip & WiP

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Sip & WiP | Tues. March 30, 2021 | 6 – 7 pm | 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 Sip…

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April 2021

Object Lesson: Ted Maust, Director of the Elfreth’s Alley Museum

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson: Ted Maust, Director of the Elfreth's Alley Museum | Fri, April 2, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM RSVP to receive the Zoom link. Join us for First Friday Object Lesson followed by a festive virtual happy hour. Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that opens 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…

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