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October 2021

The Decency Project – Craft and Labor as Communal Conduit at the Center for Art in Wood

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Scott Braun demonstrating spoon carving

The Decency Project - Craft and Labor as Communal Conduit | Fri. October 1, 2021 | 1 pm EDT | in Front of the Center | In-Person Event, Walk-ups Welcome Walk-ups Welcome The Decency Project ranges from intimate dialog to group conversation to performative demonstrations and sometimes even collaborative performance. In all cases, finding connection and community through craft and labor is at the core. What does it mean to be human? If I am human, what does that mean…

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Object Lesson with Scott Braun

October 1 @ 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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Object Lesson with Scott Braun | Fri. October 1, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | In-Person and Live on ZOOM 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 objects. The series invites the public for an up-close and…

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The Decency Project – Craft and Labor as Communal Conduit at LOVE Park

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LOVE Park, 16th St. & JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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The Decency Project - Craft and Labor as Communal Conduit | Sat. October 2, 2021 | 12:00 pm EDT until late afternoon | at Love Park 16th & JFK Blvd | In-Person Event, Walk-ups Welcome Walk-ups Welcome The Decency Project ranges from intimate dialog to group conversation to performative demonstrations and sometimes even collaborative performance. In all cases, finding connection and community through craft and labor is at the core. What does it mean to be human? If I am human,…

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Artist Talk with David Bielander

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Artist Talk with David Bielander | Mon. October 4, 2021 | 2:00 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a talk with contemporary jewelry artist David Beilander. We'll hear David speak about his method, why he chooses to work in the materials he does, and what contemporary jewelry means to him. Don't miss this fascinating discussion with David Beilander.   David Bielander, is a Swiss-born artist, based in Munich, Germany. His works investigate questions…

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Connection – A performative work by artist Dierra Jones

October 6 @ 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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Connection - A performative work by artist Dierra Jones | Wed. October 6, 2021 | 6:30 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Join us for performance and discussion with contemporary jewelry artist Dierra Jones. Connection is a performance piece about the personal relationships we form to people and places in our lives. With one connection we form a link, but with many connections, we form a chain. A connection creates stability and sturdiness.   Dierra Jones…

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Sip & WiP

October 20 @ 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. October 20, 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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