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As of March 16, 2020, the Center is currently closed to the public, effective immediately. We are acting in compliance with the latest CDC guidelines and with the most recent Philadelphia Department of Health advisory. The Center will be closed for at least four weeks and will reopen per the guidance of local and federal authorities. We invite you to visit our website for updates, browse our online store, and visit our various social media platforms for special online offerings throughout this period. Thank you for your support during this time. We support all efforts aimed at keeping our community healthy and well.

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February 2020

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

February 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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$15

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 14, 2020 | 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 your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Humaira Abid: Searching for Home, followed by a crafting table for exploring…

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Drink and Draw

February 19 @ 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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Drink and Draw | Wed. Feb 19, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience and…

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Intro to Surface Treatment

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Intro to Surface Treatment Part 1 & 2 with Artist Keunho Peter Park | $90 Member bundle | $110 Non-Member bundle Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Part 1: Intro to Texture and Coloration | Thurs, Feb. 20, 2020 | 6:30 - 9 pm | $49 Member single | $59 Non-Member single Learn how to create beautiful surfaces on wood by applying texture and coloration. There are many fun and easy ways to do it. In…

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Family Craft Table

February 29 @ 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. Feb. 29, 2020 | 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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March 2020

Young Artist Speaker Series

March 4 @ 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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Young Artist Speaker Series | Wit López | Wed, March 4, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood The Center for Art in Wood is proud to present the Young Artist Speaker Series. Each semester a young artist is asked to share their work and speak about the transition from academia to an independent artist. The third installment in the series will feature artist Wit López taking place on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from…

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Object Lesson

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Atif F. Sheikh | Fri. March. 6, 2020 | 7 – 7:30 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 invites the public for an up-close…

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International Women’s Day

March 7 @ 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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Free

International Women's Day | at The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, March 7, 2020 | 2 – 4 pm Join us for a conversation and celebration of women. Hear from women of United Stateless and Nationalities Service Center in reflection of the current exhibition Humaira Abid: Searching for Home. Enjoy live performances by poet Kadidja Cisse and musician Reese Florence Coran accompanied by light fare and wine. This event is free to the public. The Center for Art in Wood interprets, nurtures,…

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International Women’s Day Textile Pop-up

March 7 @ 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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International Women’s Day Craft Pop-up | at The Center for Art in Wood with Mural Arts Philadelphia | Sat, March 7, 2020 | 2 – 4 pm   Join us for a special pop-up event co-hosted with Mural Arts Philadelphia featuring women artists during the Center's International Women's Day Event. Stop by and shop wares from:   - Love Lola Knits: Knitwear and "Daughter of an Immigrant" branded shirts by Malika Oyetimein a local theater Director and artist with roots in Nigeria -…

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Canceled – Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

March 13 @ 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

Canceled - Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, March 13, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members   | $15 Non-Members  Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Please note that The March 13, 2020 Date Night has been canceled. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of…

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Canceled – Drink and Draw

March 18 @ 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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Canceled - Drink and Draw | Wed. March 18, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of…

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Postponed – Making Home Movies

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Production still from Making Home Movies. Postponed - Making Home Movies | a Mural Arts Philadelphia Porch Light program | Fri, March 20, 2020 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm | at The Center for Art in Wood Please check back for the new date. Six films, six distinct communities, countless Philadelphia stories. In conjunction with the exhibition Humaira Abid: Searching for Home, Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Porch Light program presents Making Home Movies, a collaborative film project created with newly-arrived immigrant…

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Canceled – Family Craft Table

March 28 @ 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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Free

Canceled - Family Craft Table | Sat. March 28, 2020 | 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.…

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