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September 2018

Object Lesson

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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01/01/2020
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson |   | Fri. , 2019 | 5:30 – 6 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 and personal experience in an…

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Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Love Stories | Master Storyteller Denise McCormack | Sept 13, 2018 | 7 – 8 pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | Fringe Festival Master storyteller Denise McCormack brings to life literary and traditional tales to capture the essence of women’s issues and issues of the heart. This one-woman stand-up sparks a flood of emotions and memories, as it revisits secret and soulful nuances of motherhood, childhood, family, and life—the dynamics of love. Intended for adults. Pay…

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PARK(ing) Day

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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PARK(ing) Day | Fri. Sept. 21, 2018 | 9 – 4:30 pm | In Front of The Center for Art in Wood What does astroturf, shavings, a ram, and paper crafts all have in common? PARK(ing) Day! We will be taking over one of the parking spots in front of the Center with special activities including paper artist Jessica Eldredge. Join us and the other parklets across the city for  PARK(ing) Day 2018. To learn more and to view the…

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October 2018

DesignPhiladelphia Open House at The Center for Art in Wood

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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DesignPhiladelphia Open House | The Center for Art in Wood | Fri. Oct 5, 2018 | 5 – 8 pm Join us for a DesignPhiladelphia Open House at The Center on October 5th during First Friday in Old City. Catch our Museum Collection speaker series, Object Lesson a First Friday featuring writer and curator Sarah Archer. Walk through our gallery and experience the current exhibition allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 showcasing the work of our Windgate ITE International Residency Fellows. To learn more…

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Object Lesson

October 5 @ 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 | Sarah Archer, Writer and Curator | Fri. Oct 5, 2018 | 5:30 – 6 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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Old City Fest

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Free

Old City Fest | The Center for Art in Wood | Sun. Oct 7, 2018 | 11 am – 6 pm Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America’s most historic square mile— Old City, Philadelphia. Visit the Center that day for LIVE woodturning in front of our wood doors, demo's by local artists, paper crafts with artist Jessica Eldredge, hands-on crafting table for all ages and a…

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Past and Present: Panel Discussion with Windgate ITE Fellows

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
www.centerforartinwood.org, 141 North 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Past and Present: Panel Discussion with Windgate ITE Fellows | Sat. Oct. 20, 2018 | 2 – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood FREE Join us for the closing celebration of allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 with a panel discussion featuring past Fellows Amy Forsyth and Michael Brolly and present Windgate ITE Fellows Vivian Chiu, Michael Puryear and Janine Wang moderated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken, Artistic Director of the Center. Hear about their experiences during the Windgate ITE…

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November 2018

Making a Difference Symposium a CraftNow Event

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
University of the Arts, 401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Free

Making a Difference Symposium | CraftNow Philadelphia | Fri Nov 2, 2018 | 11 am – 7 pm | University of the Arts Gershman Hall, 401 South Broad Street   Each year, CraftNOW hosts a symposium to provide a platform for critical discourse in contemporary craft. A half day of talks and moderated discussions is being planned surrounding the theme Making a Difference and is generously being hosted by The University of the Arts. Presentations will focus on the use of craft and…

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

November 3 @ 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

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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December 2018

Introduction to Color on Wood with Alan Adler

December 1 @ 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 @ 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 15 @ 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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Free

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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