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October 2021

Sip & WiP

October 20, 2021 @ 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 | Wed. October 20, 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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November 2021

Artist Talk with Vered Babai

November 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Image of "Mori" by Vered Babai

Artist Talk with Vered Babai | Wed. November 3, 2021 | 2 pm EDT | Live on Zoom Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a discussion with Israeli-based artist Vered Babai. We'll talk with her about her choice of materials and what contemporary jewelry means to her. Vered Babai: Since her graduation from the department of Jewelry Design at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, in 1993, Vered moved to Tel-Aviv and opened her private studio. Her…

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Opening for Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris

November 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Opening for Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris | Fri. November 5, 2021 | 5 - 8 pm EDT | In-Person Event The Center for Art in Wood invites you to celebrate the opening of its new exhibition, Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris on the evening of Friday, November 5. The larger-than-life figurative sculptures of Bronx-based artist Michael Ferris embody a rich fusion of cultural and artistic traditions. Trained as a painter, Ferris embraced sculpture twenty-five years ago and developed an…

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Virtual Reception for Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris

November 12, 2021 @ 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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Virtual Reception for Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris | Fri. November 12, 2021 |6:30 – 7:30 pm EDT | Live on Zoom Click HERE to RSVP The Center for Art in Wood invites you to virtual reception celebrating the opening of its new exhibition, Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris on the evening of Friday, November 12. Artist Michael Ferris and exhibition guest curator Suzanne Ramljak will join the Center for this virtual happy hour. Grab a snack and…

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Queering Wood Craft: An LGBTQIA+ Woodworkers Roundtable Part 3

November 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Queering Wood Craft: An LGBTQIA+ Woodworkers Roundtable Part 3 | Sat. Nov 13, 2021 | 6:00 pm ET | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP The Center for Art in Wood launched a series of conversations with queer woodworkers. Artist and educator Katherine Lam will lead this edition of the roundtable discussion with leading queer woodworkers and artists in wood, sharing the ways their lived experience impacts their craft, process, and aesthetic. Join us for an enlightening and fun…

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LIVE Closing of the Bandsaw Box Auction

November 19, 2021 @ 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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Live Bandsaw Box Auction 2021

LIVE Closing of the Bandsaw Box Auction | Fri. November 19, 2021 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Live on ZOOM Tickets $35 Free at a Sponsorship of $250 or higher. What to be a sponsor? Click HERE Click HERE for Tickets Join us for a celebration LIVE on Zoom for the Center for Art in Wood's close to its 2021 Bandsaw Box Auction. You’ll enjoy highlights from the campaign, a tour of the coveted Bandsaw Boxes, and we’ll chat…

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Sip & WiP

November 23, 2021 @ 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. November 23, 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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December 2021

First Friday

December 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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First Friday | Fri. December 3, 2021 | 5 – 8 pm EST | In-Person Event Walkups welcome! Welcome to First Friday at the Center for Art in Wood. Our doors are open to the public until 8 pm to experience our current exhibition, Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris. While you are here, you can visit over 1,200 objects in our permanent collection and shop handmade and one-of-a-kind items in our store. So come and celebrate Friday and explore the…

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Artist Talk with Liv Blåvarp

December 8, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Artist Talk with Liv Blåvarp | Wed. December 8, 2021 |2 pm EST | Live on Zoom   Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a talk with contemporary jewelry artist Liv Blåvarp. We’ll hear Liv speak about her method, why she chooses to work in the materials she does, and what contemporary jewelry means to her. Don’t miss this fascinating discussion with Liv Blåvarp. Image above: Liv Blåvarp, Norway, Untitled, 2013, Helen Williams Drutt Family Collection. Portrait of Liv…

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Old City Holiday Shopping Stroll

December 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Old City Holiday Shopping Stroll | Wed. December 15, 2021 | 5 – 7 pm EST | In-Person Event Walkups Welcome! Stop by the Center for Art in Wood for some quality shopping! Old City shops will stay open late on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, for special holiday shopping hours from 5:00-7:00 pm. Receive a free Old City tote bag with any purchase - while supplies last. We look forward to seeing you!      

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Sip & WiP

December 15, 2021 @ 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 | Wed. December 15, 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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January 2022

POSTPONED – Object Lesson with Anjan Chatterjee

January 7 @ 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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Postponed until further notice. Object Lesson with Anjan Chatterjee | Friday, January 7, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | In-Person and Live on ZOOM   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…

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