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March 2021

Gallery Talk with Winter Residency Fellow Colin Pezzano

March 11 @ 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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The 2021 Winter Residency: Colin Pezzano | Gallery Talk | Thurs, March 11, 2021 | 6:30 pm | Virtual Gallery Talk Co-hosted by NextFab Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a virtual gallery talk with the inaugural Winter Residency Fellow Colin Pezzano. The residency is designed for artists in Greater Philadelphia who work in the medium of wood and is a collaboration between the Center for Art in Wood and NextFab. An exhibition of the work created over the…

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Sip & WiP

March 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 | Tues. March 16, 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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Sip & WiP

March 30 @ 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. March 30, 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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April 2021

Object Lesson: Ted Maust, Director of the Elfreth’s Alley Museum

April 2 @ 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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Object Lesson: Ted Maust, Director of the Elfreth's Alley Museum | Fri, April 2, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM RSVP to receive the Zoom link. 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…

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Sip & WiP

April 13 @ 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. April 17, 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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Lessons from the Chair – A Panel Discussion

April 15 @ 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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Lessons from a Chair | Thurs. April 15, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM RSVP to receive the link Join us for an evening with Don Miller, a woodworker, luthier, and educator; Mi-Kyoung Lee, Professor and Program Director of Craft+Material Studies at the University of the Arts; and two of their former students, Joong Han Bae and Nick Flaherty. We'll talk about the fundamentals of building a chair, and—perhaps more importantly—how learning a skill impacts our own growth and…

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The 2020 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award: Kristin LeVier

April 22 @ 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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The 2020 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award: Kristin LeVier | Thurs, April 22, 2021 | 6:30 pm | Virtual Lecture Co-hosted by Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Images: Kristin LeVier, Winter Nest, 2019. Photo: Jonathan Billing. Bob Stocksdale, Snake Bowl, 1984. Photo: John Carlano. Click here to RSVP Join us to celebrate the fifth year of the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award. Supported by an anonymous donor, this award is presented annually to an emerging or mid-career artist whose…

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Sip & WiP

April 27 @ 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. April 27, 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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May 2021

Sip & WiP

May 11 @ 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. May 11, 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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How it Started and How it’s Going – A Collector’s Speaker Series

May 12 @ 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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How it Started and How it's Going: Collector Joe Seltzer | Wed. May 12, 2021 | 6:30 pm EST | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Join us for How it Started and How it's Going, a speaker series with collectors. We'll dive into their collections and learn about how they got started and why; we'll hear what attracts them to certain pieces and see some of their favorite works. We will also discuss what makes someone a collector…

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Sip & WiP

May 25 @ 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. May 25, 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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June 2021

Object Lesson: Kenneth Hilario, Content Specialist at En Route Marketing

June 4 @ 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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Object Lesson: Kenneth Hilario | Fri. June 4, 2021 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | LIVE on Zoom This program has been rescheduled from its May 7th date to June 4th. Click HERE to RSVP 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…

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