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October 2016

OLD CITY FEST

October 9, 2016 @ 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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Old City Fest Sunday, Oct 9th from  11am – 6pm Entrance at 3rd and Arch Street Live Woodturning Demos, Crafts and Activities

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Wood, Revisited

October 28, 2016 - April 8, 2017
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Wood, Revisited examines the role technology has played in the work of wood artists over the past two decades. This exhibition highlights the nature of wood as a medium by investigating the boundaries of technique such as new technologies, augmented tool(s), and creating work that has a digital or technological look (“tech aesthetic”) and the dialogue between designer, engineer, and artist. Wood, Revisited, is curated by Anne Carlisle, with advisor Glenn Adamson, who was a curator of the Center’s Wood…

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Craft NOW Kick Off–Production Values: The Relevance of Technique in Contemporary Art and Design

October 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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A symposium,Technicalities: Meaning in Methods, October 29-30, 2016, will be presented in conjunction with Wood, Revisited, October 28, 2016 through April 8, 2017,  and the concurrent exhibition at The Clay Studio, Transference: Transfer Printing and Contemporary Ceramics, October 7 through November 27, 2016. The discussions will explore new and traditional methods and their conceptual repercussions in the contemporary wood and ceramic art fields. Production Values: The Relevance of Technique in Contemporary Art and Design is the keynote address by Glenn Adamson…

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November 2016

The Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award Exhibition 2016

November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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On November 12, the same day as our Annual Founders' Fundraiser, the inaugural honoree reciepient of The Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award for 2016, Jakob Weissflog, Germany, will be at the Center to open his exhibition.  Jakob’s work will be on display and available for sale November 12, 2016 – April 8, 2017.  Supported by an anonymous donor, this award of $1,000 and a documented exhibition will be presented annually to an emerging or mid-career artist whose work, like Stocksdale’s, unites quality…

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Annual Founders’ Fundraiser

November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The event was held at the Center on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 6pm – 8pm. This year’s event honored Glenn Adamson and included a video tribute from the Wood Turning in North America Since 1930 curatorial team. The team includes Edward S (Ned) Cook Jr., Charles F. Montgomery Professor, History of Art American Decorative Arts and Material Culture, Yale University; Charles Hummel, Curator Emeritus, Winterthur Museum and Garden; Pat Kane, Curator of Decorative Arts Yale University Art Gallery; and…

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#GIVINGTUESDAY

November 29, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

This #GivingTuesday, help foster the future of artists who work in wood by supporting The Center for Art in Wood’s Student Artist Fellow for the 2017 Windgate ITE International Residency Program. Our goal is to raise $5,000 to fund this very special student experience. This past summer marked the 21st year for the Windgate ITE International Residency and the 30th year for the Center as a nonprofit. In recognition of these two milestones we established the position for a student to participate…

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December 2016

Craft NOW Philadelphia

December 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - January 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Craft NOW Philadelphia was launched in 2015 by a consortium of two dozen individuals, galleries, museums, universities, retailers and civic organizations whose mission is to promote Philadelphia as a national center of craft and making. Craft NOW serves as a citywide platform that celebrates Philadelphia’s unparalleled craft and artisanal legacy, showcases the area’s many outstanding craft artists, galleries and other institutions, and highlights the City’s continuing role in defining the future of craft and making. Each year Craft NOW promotes…

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March 2017

Small Favors: Think Inside the Box

March 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - May 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Center for Art in Wood, in collaboration with The Clay Studio, presents Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, which will be on view on the Center’s Len Scherock Museum Store Art Wall and in the Korman Gallery at The Clay Studio. The exhibition engages new and established artists, challenging them to produce work using varied materials that fit inside a 4-inch acrylic cube. In 2006, The Clay Studio conceived the Small Favors exhibition as an effort to advance fine…

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Machine, Maker, Member

March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Center for Art in Wood and NextFab present, Machine, Maker, Member, a joint gallery talk focused on technology and the creative process of artists. Ahmed ElHusseiny and David Nosanchuk artists in our current exhibition will be participating with NextFab member/artist, Miguel Antonio Horn and NextFab’s North 4th location Manager and Jewelry Supervisor Melissa Guglielmo. The evening will be moderated by Robert Aibel, Co-Director of Moderne Gallery. Be sure to bring your questions about technology, the creative process and benefits…

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May 2017

Sip and Learn: Whiskey & Wood

May 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15.00

Sip and Learn: Whiskey & Wood | Thursday May 11, 2017 | 6 – 8pm | Featuring Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey and Keunho Peter Park Buy TICKETS here. Buy MEMBER tickets here. Join The Center for Art in Wood and Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey on Thursday, May 11th, 6 – 8pm, for Whiskey & Wood. Enjoy an evening of sipping whiskey and learning about coopering, the ancient art of barrel making. Experience our current exhibition SMOOTH: Mangle Boards of Northern…

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June 2017

Gallery Talk: SMOOTH

June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Gallery Talk SMOOTH: Mangle Boards of Northern Europe & Contemporary Concepts June 6, 2017, 6 – 8:00 PM Jay Raymond and artist Beth Ireland at the Center Join us in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for a gallery talk with curator Jay Raymond and artist Beth Ireland for a discussion on our current exhibition of mangle boards, highly-ornamented planks of wood used to smooth wrinkles from linen in the 16th to 19th century and their conceptual counterparts. Guest curator Jay Raymond studied four…

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Story Concert Series: Tales of Courtship & Marital Mayhem

June 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Story Concert Series: Tales of Courtship & Marital Mayhem | Thursday June 8th, 2017 | 6 – 8pm | Featuring Denise McCormack, Ingrid Bohn and Judy England-McCarthy of the Patchwork Storytelling Guild Buy TICKETS here. Buy MEMBER tickets here. Join The Center for Art in Wood and The Patchwork Storytelling Guild on Thursday, June 8th, 6 – 8pm, for Tales of Courtship & Marital Mayhem. Enjoy an evening of listening to stories inspired by our current exhibition SMOOTH: Mangle Boards…

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August 2017

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017

August 4, 2017 - October 14, 2017
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Celebrating the Center’s 22nd year sponsoring the Windgate ITE International Residency and hosted by our partners, NextFab and the University of the Arts, this program encourages research, discussions, studio work, experimentation and collaborations. The residency culminates in the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 exhibition in the Center’s Gerry Lenfest Gallery. This multi-disciplinary exhibition reflects each resident’s experience and includes work produced prior to the residency. Three-dimensional work will be accompanied by photos, video, and other documentation depicting the summer experience. Click…

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Recent Acquisitions Ceremony

August 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Recent Acquisitions Ceremony | Sat, Aug 5 | 1:30 – 2 PM | At the Center Join us for a ceremony in acknowledging this year’s recent Museum Collection acquisitions, preceding the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 gallery talk. Recognition will take place in the collection area from 1:30 – 2 PM. Work by Ed Bosley; Mel Lindquist; Mark Lindquist; and Ed Moulthrop will be added to the Center's Collection. For questions please contact Katie Sorenson, Development & Events Manager at…

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September 2017

Story Concert Series: A Patchwork of Stories

September 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Story Concerts Series: A Patchwork of Stories | Thurs. Sept 7 | 6 – 8pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | $15 Buy TICKETS here. Join The Center for Art in Wood and Patchwork Storytelling Guild for A Patchwork of Stories to benefit the programming and outreach of Patchwork: A Storytelling Guild, featuring: Claudia Aldred, Ingrid Bohn, Susannah Brody, Vernyce Dannells, Jessica Dimuzio, Megan Hicks, Denise McCormack, and Ray Tackett. Storytelling is a performance art. This program is not…

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Homeschool Day: An Educational Event of Storytelling for Everyone with Master Storyteller Denise McCormack

September 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Homeschool Day: An Educational Event of Storytelling for Everyone with Master Storyteller Denise McCormack | Wed. Sept 20, 2017 | 2 – 3pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | $5 Click to Register Homeschool students and their families are invited to explore The Center for Art in Wood’s current exhibition allTURNatives: Form + Spirit, a Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects and experience related stories spun by Master Storyteller Denise McCormack. Stories will showcase selected genres, followed…

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October 2017

Evergreen Society Reception

October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Evergreen Society Reception | First Friday, Oct 6, 2017 | 6 – 8PM | RSVP Sept 25th Join us for the first Annual Evergreen Society Reception on First Friday Oct. 6th from 6 - 8pm. Enjoy food and refreshments served in the Fleur & Charles Bresler Research Library and a private tour of the Center’s Museum Collection conducted by Co-Founder and Executive Director, Albert LeCoff. What is the Evergreen Society? You may already be an Evergreen Society member. The Evergreen Society…

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Friday the 13th at The Center for Art in Wood

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Friday the 13th at The Center for Art in Wood with Bright Invention | Friday, Oct 13, 2017 | 7 – 9 pm | $15 On Friday the 13th, it's best to stay inside . . . . . . with Bright Invention, as we perform a site-specific show at the extraordinary Center for Art in Wood in Old City, Philadelphia! Arrive at 7 to bid farewell to the exhibition "allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017" and enjoy some food and drink.…

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CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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CRISS CROSS: ROBYN HORN / BRIAN DICKERSON October 27, 2017 – January 18, 2018 Curated by Miriam Seidel Visit online gallery here. The Center for Art in Wood located at 141 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 is pleased to present CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson curated by Miriam Seidel. Join us October 27th, in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for an exhibition that expands our understanding of wood as an art medium. Two artists working in different ways—Robyn…

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The Selected Works of Dean Pulver

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Visit the online gallery here. Dean Pulver, USA, is the 2017 recipient of the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award. In recognizing his talent and vision, Albert LeCoff commented that “ creates pieces that are raw and honest, expressing the perfection in imperfection as monuments to our existence.” Photo caption: Dean Pulver, Here, 2012. The Center for Art in Wood's Museum Collection. Supported by an anonymous donor, the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award annually grants $1,000 and…

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November 2017

2017 Annual Founders’ Fundraiser

November 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$125.00

2017 Annual Founders’ Fundraiser | Sat, Nov. 11, 2017 | Reception at the Center | 141 N 3rd Street | 6 – 8 PM | After Party at The Arden’s Hamilton Family Arts Center | 62 N 2nd Street | 8 – 10 pm | The Center for Art in Wood continues the tradition of our Annual Founders’ Fundraiser on Saturday, November 11, 2017 with a reception at the Center from 6 PM – 8 PM and an after party at…

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December 2017

A Sweet Evening with Shane Confectionery

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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A Sweet Evening: Shane Confectionery's Springerle Cookie Molds | Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017 | The Center for Art in Wood & Elfreth's Alley | 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $10 For Tickets Click HERE. Jump into the holiday season with Shane Confectionery's historic German Springerle Cookie Molds hosted by Elfreth's Alley and The Center. While sipping on hot cider enjoy a presentation by Shane's Co-owner and Historic Confectionery expert Ryan Berley. During the evening see a step by step process of…

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February 2018

Seeing The Forests And The Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon

February 2, 2018 - April 21, 2018
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Photo caption: Winifred Helton-Harmon, Tree Sisters, 2016 Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon Feb 2 – Apr 21, 2018 Curated by Ricardo Viera Join us in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for a multi-media installation by photographer Winifred Helton-Harmon. Curated by Ricardo Viera, Professor of Art at Lehigh University and Director of Lehigh University Arts Galleries, Seeing the Forests and the Trees brings together large-scale photographic prints, sculptures, sounds, and videography to create an immersive experience for visitors. photographic…

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Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack

February 16, 2018 @ 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: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack| Fri. Feb 16 | 7 – 8pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | $15 BUY TICKETS HERE. Love Stories is a storytelling program for adults, featuring a selection of captivating and memorable (literary and traditional) stories adapted and told by Denise McCormack. The evening includes poignant and thought provoking tales related to women's issues and relationships.

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April 2018

The Center for Art in Wood at the 2018 Philadelphia Furniture Show

April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Center for Art in Wood at the 2018 Philadelphia Furniture Show Fri, April 13th | 6 – 9 pm | Preview Party Sat, April 14th | 10 am – 6 pm | General Admission Sun, April 15th | 10 am – 5 pm | General Admission 23rd Street Armory 22 S 23rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Booth #640 Join us at the 2018 Philadelphia Furniture Show! Here is what is on display in our booth this year. To purchase…

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Earth Day at the Center

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Earth Day at the Center Earth Day at the Center | Sat, April 21, 2018, | at the Center | 10 am – 5 pm FREE Join us at the Center to celebrate Earth Day! The Center will have hands-on crafts for the whole family, information on what you can do to help protect the environment and earth-friendly giveaways in honor of this important day. We will also be celebrating the closing of the exhibition Seeing the Forests and the…

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May 2018

Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time

May 4, 2018 - July 21, 2018
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Photo caption: Connie Mississippi, Pythagoras, 1995. The Center for Art in Wood’s Museum Collection, Donated by Bruce and Marina Kaiser. Photo by John Carlano. Curated by Miriam Seidel Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful and graceful turned-wood sculptures that position her among the important artists who have emerged through the contemporary wood-turning movement. Opening this spring in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery, this exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable…

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July 2018

Foibles & Fables: Little Stories with Big Faux Pas

July 13, 2018 @ 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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Foibles & Fables: Little Stories with Big Faux Pas | Fringe Artist & Master Storyteller Denise McCormack | Fri. July 13, 2018 | 7 - 8 pm | At The Center for Art in Wood | $10 BUY TICKETS HERE The Center for Art in Wood presents Fringe Artist and Master Storyteller Denise McCormack for an evening of light-hearted stories for adults. This unique event offers elements that have been inspired by our current exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time.…

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Reading and Tour

July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Reading and Tour | Guest Curator and Author Miriam Seidel | Sat July 21, 2018 | 2 – 3:30 pm | at The Center for Art in Wood | FREE   Join us for a special event with author, and curator, Miriam Seidel on Sat. July 21st. Seidel will read from The Speed of Clouds her recently released novel published by New Door Books. Afterward, Seidel will give an in-depth tour of Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time, the exhibition she curated.…

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August 2018

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018

August 3, 2018 - October 20, 2018
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Windgate ITE International Residency (Windgate ITE) program is a collegial experience in which the Resident Fellows explore new work through research, exploration, and collaboration. This multi-disciplinary exhibition reflects each resident’s experience and includes work produced prior to the residency. The Resident Fellows are encouraged to pursue both individual and collaborative work that is exploratory and experimental. Three-dimensional work will be accompanied by photos, video, and other documentation depicting the summer experience. THE 2018 WINDGATE ITE RESIDENT FELLOWS ARE: Cha Jong-Rye,…

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September 2018

Object Lesson

September 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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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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November 2018

Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life

November 2, 2018 - January 19, 2019
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life Curated by Glenn Adamson November 2, 2018 – January 19, 2019 Visit the online gallery here. The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to present the work of renowned wood artist Merryll Saylan in an exhibition celebrating the timeline of her career. When she began turning in the 1970s, Saylan was one of few women in the craft field. While her contemporaries gravitated toward furniture-making and the use of exotic woods, Saylan—who came…

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

November 3, 2018 @ 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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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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Old City Holiday Market

November 24, 2018 - December 23, 2018
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Holiday Market | The Clay Studio's Parking lot 137 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia | Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, November 24 through December 23, and First Friday, December 7, 5:00-9: 00 pm Visit The Center for Art in Wood at the pop-up Holiday Market located outside between The Clay Studio and Elfreth's Alley (137 N. 2nd Street) featuring trees, wreaths, and holiday greenery by Petit Jardin en Ville, one-of-a-kind gifts from Old City shops and galleries, and…

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December 2018

Introduction to Color on Wood with Alan Adler

December 1, 2018 @ 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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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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
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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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Family Ornament Decorating

December 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am 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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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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January 2019

Object Lesson

January 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson |Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of Interpretation Eastern State Penitentiary | Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 | 6 – 6:30 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…

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Trees of Life: Tu B’Shevat Reception in collaboration with the Jewish Arts Center

January 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Trees of Life: Tu B’Shevat Reception |Old City Jewish Arts Center and The Center for Art in Wood | Mon, Jan 14, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm The Center for Art in Wood and the Old City Jewish Arts Center will hold a collaborative Tu B'Shevat Reception. In Jewish tradition, Tu B’Shevat marks the "New Year of the Trees" and is celebrated by planting trees and eating nuts and fruit from trees such as grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates.…

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Celebrating Community: A Gallery Talk

January 19, 2019 @ 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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Celebrating Community: A Gallery Talk | Sat. Jan. 19, 2019 | 2 – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for the closing celebration of Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life with a gallery talk focused on community by Saylan and the participants from her workshop. Learn about their experience and the work produced during the two-day workshop. Hear about Saylan's involvement with the other woodturners who participated in the community plater project on view in…

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February 2019

Pennsylvania Made: Local Forms in the Collection

February 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Pennsylvania Made: Local Forms in the Collection February 1  – April 20, 2019 Curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken *See the online gallery, here.* Philadelphia PA: The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to present Pennsylvania Made an exhibition that shines a light on its Museum Collection, curated by Artistic Director Jennifer-Navva Milliken. The Center has built an extensive collection for over forty years, and this is the first time since moving to its current space in 2011 that there has…

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Wood Valentine Card Workshop

February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Wood Valentine Card Workshop | Artist Jessica Eldredge | The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 8 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $25 Members  | $35 Non-Members Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for an evening creating unique balsa wood Valentine Cards! Artist Jessica Eldredge will lead a workshop exploring the possibilities of color and design to express your love to someone special by creating small works of art. Enjoy light refreshments,…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

February 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 15, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with one or all your favorite people! The evening will start with a tour of our current exhibition, Pennsylvania Made followed by a crafting table for exploring color and design. Enjoy light refreshments, wine, and music while you…

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March 2019

Object Lesson

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Keun Ho Peter Park | Fri. March 1, 2019 | 6 – 6:30 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…

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Readings from The Head and the Hand’s Publications

March 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Readings from The Head and the Hand’s Publications | The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, March 1, 2019 | 5 – 8 pm Join us in celebration of our current exhibition Pennsylvania Made with readings by local writers from The Head and the Hand’s recent publications. Readings will take place during the course of First Friday evening in conjunction with Object Lesson a First Friday speaker series. While here at the Center we invite guests to explore the…

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Young Artist Speaker Series

March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Young Artist Speaker Series | Artist Colin Pezzano | Wed, March 6, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood The Center for Art in Wood is proud to present the Young Artist Speaker Series. Each semester a young artist is asked to share their work and speak about the transition from academia to an independent artist. The first in the series will feature artist Colin Pezzano taking place on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from…

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Experience Culture in Philadelphia: A Panel Discussion

March 9, 2019 @ 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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Experience Culture in Philadelphia: A Panel Discussion | The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, March 9, 2019 | 2 – 4 pm FREE How do we celebrate, support, and consume local culture in Philadelphia? Join us for an afternoon with some of the leading contributors to the Old City district’s creative and entrepreneurial landscape. Panelists will speak about the city and the neighborhood’s cultural history and its future as a destination for the arts. This event is in…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

March 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, March 15, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Pennsylvania Made: Local Forms in the Collection, followed by a crafting table for exploring…

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Family Craft Table

March 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. March 23, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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Gord Peteran: Unlocking the Identity of Things

March 27, 2019 - March 30, 2019
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$200

Gord Peteran: Unlocking the Identity of Things | March 27 - 30th, 2019 | Presented by the University of the Arts and The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a series of events, lectures and workshops with Toronto artist Gord Peteran presented by the University of the Arts (UArts) and The Center for Art in Wood, March 27 – 30, 2019. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 6pm Artists’ Challenge lecture UArts, Hamilton Hall 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia…

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April 2019

Object Lesson

April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Anne Ishii Executive Director of Asian Arts Initiative | Fri. April 5, 2019 | 6 – 6:30 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…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, April 12, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Pennsylvania Made: Local Forms in the Collection, followed by a crafting table…

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Chip Carving Patterns with Keunho Peter Park

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Chip Carving Patterns Workshop | Keunho Peter Park | Sat. April 13, 2019 | 10 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Cost: $125 Members click HERE | $150 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a one-day workshop learning the art of chip carving with artist Keunho Peter Park. This is a traditional technique for creating decorative patterns on wooden surfaces and Park will guide you in chip…

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Family Craft Table

April 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. April 20, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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May 2019

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

May 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, May 10, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibitions, Damien Davis: Color Cargo and Moving Image Matters: Documenting and Performing Craft…

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Family Craft Table

May 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. May 25, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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June 2019

Object Lesson

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Object Lesson | Dominique Ellis | Fri. June 7, 2019 | 7 – 7:30 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…

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Woodcuts and Bolts: Storytelling with Damien Davis

June 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Woodcuts and Bolts: Storytelling with Damien Davis | at The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, June 8, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm Cost: $15 Members click HERE | $20 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a build your own stories with Damien Davis! Under the guidance of the artist, participants will learn how to layer and assemble images and materials to create narrative compositions of their own.…

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Family Craft Table

June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. June 22, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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July 2019

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

July 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, July 12, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Damien Davis: Color Cargo and Moving Image Matters: Documenting and Performing Craft in Video,…

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Family Craft Table

July 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. July 13, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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Closing and Gallery Talk for Damien Davis: Color Cargo

July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Gallery Talk with Damien Davis | at The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, July 20, 2019 | 2 – 4 pm Join us for the closing and gallery talk for Damien Davis: Color Cargo with the artist on Saturday, July 21st. Hear Davis speak about his exploration of historical representations of blackness by composing stories, told through a lexicon of graphic figures and shapes, that oscillate between his personal memories and chapters of human history. A reception will…

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August 2019

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, August 9, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2019, followed by a crafting table for exploring…

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Family Craft Table

August 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Sept. 21, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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September 2019

Live Carving Demo

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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LIVE Carving Demo | Keunho Peter Park | Fri. Sept. 6, 2019 |  The Center for Art in Wood Join us for First Friday for a live woodcarving demo with Keunho Peter Park. Meet the artist and watch him use hand tools to carve a traditional Swedish spoon out of greenwood. During the evening you will also have the opportunity to sign up for his Greenwood Spoon Carving Workshop taking place on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Keunho Peter Park is an…

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Object Lesson

September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Object Lesson | Elizabeth Essner, independent curator, writer, and researcher  | Fri. Sept 6, 2019 | 7 – 7:30 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…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

September 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Sept 13, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2019, followed by a crafting table for exploring…

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Drink and Draw

September 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Sept. 18, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood   Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience for this event. This event is…

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Greenwood Spoon Carving with Keunho Peter Park

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$150

Greenwood Spoon Carving | Keunho Peter Park | Sat. Sept. 21, 2019 | 10 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood CLOSED Cost: $100 Members | $150 Non-Members   Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Learn how to carve a spoon out of a freshly cut greenwood with just a couple of hand tools. In this workshop, you will be making a traditional Swedish spoon which will give you a better understanding of the…

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Closing Event for allTURNatives

September 21, 2019 @ 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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Closing Event for allTURNatives with the Windgate ITE Fellows | Sat. Sept. 21, 2019 | 5 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood FREE Join us for the closing celebration of allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2019 with a conversation with the Windgate ITE Fellows Per Brandstedt and Joshua Enck. Hear about their experiences during the Windgate ITE Residency Program and how it influenced their work. Explore this multi-disciplinary exhibition, which reflects each of the 2019 resident fellows’…

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October 2019

Drink and Draw

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Oct 16, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood   Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience for this event. This event is…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

October 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Oct 18, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking, followed by a…

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Young Artist Speaker Series

October 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Young Artist Speaker Series | Artist Emily Bunker | Wed, Oct 23, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood The Center for Art in Wood is proud to present the Young Artist Speaker Series. Each semester a young artist is asked to share their work and speak about the transition from academia to an independent artist. The second installment in the series will feature artist Emily Bunker taking place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019,…

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Family Craft Table

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Oct 26, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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November 2019

Object Lesson

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Object Lesson |  James Maurelle, artist and lecturer at Penn | Fri. Nov. 1, 2019 | 7 – 7:30 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…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Nov 15, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking, followed by a…

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Drink and Draw

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Nov. 20, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood   Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience for this event. This event is…

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Family Craft Table

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Nov. 23, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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December 2019

Live Marquetry Demo

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
Free

LIVE Marquetry Demo | Tara Bellofatto | Fri. Dec. 6, 2019 |  The Center for Art in Wood   Join us for First Friday for a live marquetry demo with Tara Bellofatto. Meet the artist and watch her manipulate delicate, paper-thin pieces of veneer to create dynamic images in wood. During the evening, you will also have the opportunity to sign up for the two-day Marquetry Madness Class hosted by the Center for Art in Wood and taking place at…

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Object Lesson

December 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Object Lesson |   | Fri. Dec. 6, 2019 | 7 – 7:30 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…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Dec 13, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking, followed by a…

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Artist Talk with Yoav S. Liberman

December 14, 2019 @ 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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Artist Talk with Yoav S. Liberman | at The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, Dec 14, 2019 | 2 – 4 pm Join us for an artist talk with Yoav S. Liberman on Saturday, December 14, 2020. Hear Liberman speak about his experience in the field of studio furniture and his recent book Working Reclaimed Wood: A Guide for Woodworkers, Makers & Designers, published by Penguin Random House/Popular Woodworking Books, 2018. Yoav S. Liberman is a studio furniture artist, a writer,…

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Drink and Draw

December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Dec. 18, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience and…

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Family Craft Table

December 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Dec. 21, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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Family Craft Table

December 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Dec. 28, 2019 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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January 2020

Object Lesson

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

Object Lesson | Sarah Darro, Curator of Contemporary Craft and Design | Fri. Jan 3, 2020 | 7 – 7:30 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…

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Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Jan 10, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm This event is full. Please join us for the next Date Night on Fri, Feb 14, 2020. Cost: $10 Members click   | $15 Non-Members click  Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts…

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A Seat at the Table Poetry Showcase

January 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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A Seat at the Table Poetry Showcase | Sat, Jan. 11, 2020 | 6 – 9 pm | The Center for Art in Wood A Seat at the Table is a celebration of women (and women-identifying) poets and woodworkers in conjunction with the exhibition Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking. Far from your average spoken-word showcase, this is an immersive artistic experience. Join us for an unforgettable evening that includes a poet tour of the Center for…

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Drink and Draw

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Jan 15, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience and…

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Family Craft Table

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Family Craft Table | Sat. Jan 18, 2020 | 11 am – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the Center's monthly Family Craft table. Each month the Center will offer a free seasonal hands-on craft for all ages to enjoy. Stop in and experience the Center's Museum Collection, unique store and get creative at the Family Craft Table. Don’t miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly event at the Center. This event…

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A Conversation and Makers Mixer

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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A Conversation and Makers Mixer | at The Center for Art in Wood | Sat, Jan 25, 2020 | 4 – 6 pm Join us for a conversation with Katie Hudnall, Cheryl R. Riley, Eve-Lena Shermaine Pinder, Rosanne Somerson, and Deirdre Visser followed by a makers mixer. Celebrate the closing and listen to a conversation sharing personal experiences and the exhibition Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking.  Katie Hudnall (photo by Harold Lee Miller) Katie Hudnall received her BFA…

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February 2020

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15

Date Night at The Center for Art in Wood | Fri, Feb 14, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm Cost: $10 Members click HERE  | $15 Non-Members click HERE Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Join us for a fun Date Night with your special someone, your mom, your best friend or anyone that you want to spend time with! The evening starts with a tour of our current exhibition, Humaira Abid: Searching for Home, followed by a crafting table for exploring…

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Drink and Draw

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Drink and Draw | Wed. Feb 19, 2020 | 6 – 8 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Please RSVP for this FREE event. Join us for Drink and Draw at the Center! Start with a little wine and meet your fellow drawing buddies then explore and draw from over 1200 objects in our Museum Collection. We provide the wine all you need to bring is your paper and drawing supplies. We welcome all levels of experience and…

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Intro to Surface Treatment

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Intro to Surface Treatment Part 1 & 2 with Artist Keunho Peter Park | $90 Member bundle | $110 Non-Member bundle Save on this and future workshops by becoming a member. Part 1: Intro to Texture and Coloration | Thurs, Feb. 20, 2020 | 6:30 - 9 pm | $49 Member single | $59 Non-Member single Learn how to create beautiful surfaces on wood by applying texture and coloration. There are many fun and easy ways to do it. In…

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