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August 2020

Sip & Wip

August 19 @ 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. August 19, 2020 | 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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September 2020

Sip & Wip

September 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 | Wed. September 2, 2020 | 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: Leila Cartier

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

Object Lesson | Leila Cartier | Fri. September 4, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Live on ZOOM RSVP 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 about the Collection and its objects. The…

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Sip & Wip

September 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 | Wed. September 16, 2020 | 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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A Conversation with Robert Rising, aka BlackLumberjack

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

A Conversation with Robert Rising, aka BlackLumberjack | Tues. Sept. 22, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Live on ZOOM RSVP Join us for an evening with Robert Rising, aka BlackLumberjack, the founder of NYCITYSLAB and creator and host of the Instagram talk show, Conversations with BlackLumberjack. We’ll learn about Robert’s woodworking journey, discover why he mills his own grains, and find out who his favorite guest has been on his IG TV series. RSVP for a chance to…

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Exhibition Tour of Sacred Games with Humaira Abid

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

Exhibition Tour of Sacred Games with Humaira Abid | Wed. Sept. 23, 2020 | 5:00 – 6:00 pm | Live on ZOOM RSVP   Join us for a tour of artist Humaira Abid's most recent exhibition "Sacred Games" on view at the Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle, WA. Working in her chosen material of wood, "Sacred Games" is a timely reflection of the current political and religious landscape and is Abid's newest body of work. The exhibition is on view…

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Sip & Wip

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

Sip & Wip | Wed. September 30, 2020 | 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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October 2020

Object Lesson: Sam Davis

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free
Collection Entrance

Object Lesson | Sam Davis | Fri. October 2, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Live on ZOOM RSVP 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 about the Collection and its objects. The…

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Sip & WIP

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

Sip & WIP | Wed. October 14, 2020 | 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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Catland: The Soft Power of Cat Culture in Japan

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

  Catland: The Soft Power of Cat Culture in Japan | Thurs. October 22, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | LIVE on ZOOM RSVP Image: Cat priest Koyuki at the Nyannyanji Temple in Kyoto, photograph by Rie Yamamoto. Join us for a fun, and fascinating discussion on the phenomenon of Japanese cat culture with author Sarah Archer. Imagine you’re reading the news, and you come across an article about a new product or service that caters to cats. Maybe…

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LIVE Closing of the Bandsaw Box Auction

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

LIVE Closing of the Bandsaw Box Auction | Fri. October 23, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Live on ZOOM RSVP Join us for a celebration of the Center for Art in Wood and the close to its 2020 Fundraising Campaign and Bandsaw Box Auction. You’ll enjoy highlights from the campaign, a tour of the coveted Bandsaw Boxes, and we’ll chat with some very special guests—including Glenn Adamson, who will be stopping by during the event! ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89765504777 Don't forget to place your bids for…

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Sip & WIP

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

Sip & WIP | Wed. October 28, 2020 | 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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