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November 2018

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

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United 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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Old City Holiday Market

November 24, 2018 - December 23, 2018
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Holiday Market | The Clay Studio's Parking lot 137 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia | Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, November 24 through December 23, and First Friday, December 7, 5:00-9: 00 pm Visit The Center for Art in Wood at the pop-up Holiday Market located outside between The Clay Studio and Elfreth's Alley (137 N. 2nd Street) featuring trees, wreaths, and holiday greenery by Petit Jardin en Ville, one-of-a-kind gifts from Old City shops and galleries, and…

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December 2018

Introduction to Color on Wood with Alan Adler

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United 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, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Mark Sfirri, Artist and Woodturner | Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 | 5:30 – 6:00 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…

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Family Ornament Decorating

December 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Ornament Decorating | Sat Dec 15th & 22nd, 2018 | The Center for Art in Wood | 11 am - 3 pm | FREE Join us at the Center for family fun at our ornament crafting table in our gallery. Our Family Craft is free and open to all ages. Shop The Center for Art in Wood, spend $75 or more and receive 20% off your purchase! Good starting Nov 1 through Dec 31st. (This offer cannot be combined with…

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January 2019

Object Lesson

January 4 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson |Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of Interpretation Eastern State Penitentiary | Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 | 6 – 6:30 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…

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Trees of Life: Tu B’Shevat Reception in collaboration with the Jewish Arts Center

January 14 @ 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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Trees of Life: Tu B’Shevat Reception |Old City Jewish Arts Center and The Center for Art in Wood | Mon, Jan 14, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm The Center for Art in Wood and the Old City Jewish Arts Center will hold a collaborative Tu B'Shevat Reception. In Jewish tradition, Tu B’Shevat marks the "New Year of the Trees" and is celebrated by planting trees and eating nuts and fruit from trees such as grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates.…

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Workshop with Merryll Saylan

January 17 - January 18
Dovetail Wood Arts, MaKen North, 3525 I Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134 United States
$350

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED 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. Become a Member In collaboration with The Center for Art in Wood and Dovetail Wood…

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Celebrating Community: A Gallery Talk

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Celebrating Community: A Gallery Talk | Sat. Jan. 19, 2019 | 2 – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for the closing celebration of Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life with a gallery talk focused on community by Saylan and the participants from her workshop. Learn about their experience and the work produced during the two-day workshop. Hear about Saylan's involvement with the other woodturners who participated in the community plater project on view in…

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Family Craft Table

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Jan. 26, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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February 2019

Wood Valentine Card Workshop

February 8 @ 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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$35.00

Wood Valentine Card Workshop | Artist Jessica Eldredge | The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 8 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $25 Members  | $35 Non-Members Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for an evening creating unique balsa wood Valentine Cards! Artist Jessica Eldredge will lead a workshop exploring the possibilities of color and design to express your love to someone special by creating small works of art. Enjoy light refreshments,…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

February 15 @ 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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$15.00

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 15, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with one or all your favorite people! The evening will start with a tour of our current exhibition, Pennsylvania Made followed by a crafting table for exploring color and design. Enjoy light refreshments, wine, and music while you…

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