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June 2021

Preview Reception – Wood + Body: Expressions of Contemporary Jewelry

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Preview Reception – Wood + Body: Expressions of Contemporary Jewelry | Fri. June 18, 2021 | 3:00 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Join us for a virtual evening previewing the upcoming of Wood + Body: Expressions of Contemporary Jewelry exhibition opening on July 2, 2021. This casual reception will offer insights from the artists about their work. So grab your favorite snack and beverage and don’t miss this festive evening to raise a glass! This…

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Artist Talk with Trent Preszler

June 23 @ 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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Trent Preszler sitting at the front of one of his conoe's.

Artist Talk with Trent Preszler | Wed. June 23, 2021 | 6:30 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Portrait of Trent Preszler by Jason Lindberg Join us for an evening with master boat builder and vineyard CEO Trent Preszler. We will hear Trent’s journey to woodworking and how he taught himself how to build his first canoe. We'll also learn about his artistic practice, which is imbued with the four elements of the outdoorsman: wood, water,…

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Queering Wood Craft: An LGBTQIA+ Woodworkers Roundtable

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, Virtual, 141 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Queering Wood Craft: An LGBTQIA+ Woodworkers Roundtable | Sat. June 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP In honor of Pride Month, the Center for Art in Wood is launching the first of a series of conversations with queer woodworkers. Independent scholar and curator John-Duane Kingsley will lead this roundtable discussion with leading queer woodworkers and artists in wood, sharing the ways their lived experience impacts their craft, process, and aesthetic. Join us…

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July 2021

Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia

July 14 @ 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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Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia | Wed. July 14, 2021 | 6:30 pm EDT | LIVE on ZOOM Click HERE to RSVP Join us for Please, Please, Please, Philadelphia, a discussion about seating in the city featuring furniture designer-maker John Lutz, restoration expert and connoisseur of Early-American Furniture Chris Storb, and Emily Zilber, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at the Wharton Esherick Museum. We'll hear about the history and tie local made furniture to our current exhibition Tom Loeser: Please, Please, Please.   John Lutz John Lutz is…

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