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Touchstone CENTER FOR CRAFTS

Pioneering Craft Education for Over 50 Years

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Scholarships, Internships, Residencies, and Teen Week

Applications are accepted through SlideRoom: touchstonecrafts.slideroom.com

 

Now hiring for:

• Seasonal Studio Supervisor

• Part Time/Seasonal Kitchen Steward/Prep Cook Position

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2023 WORKSHOPS OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

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Choose from more than 70 five-day and weekend workshops in Blacksmithing, Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, Glass, Metals & Jewelry, & Special Topics

 

Artwork pictured by 2023 workshop instructors: Anne Bujold, Lynne Hobaica, Kelly Leahy Radding, Leah Nietz, Eric Burris, and Geoffrey Gorman

A New Way to Give!

Simply text "touchstonecrafts" to 56651.

New Opportunity!

Distinctive Drinkware
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Our Campus and Galleries are closed for the season.

Open to visitors June through September.

SAVE THE DATE

Annual Open House

Saturday, June 3, 2023

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Touchstone’s 50th Anniversary is a tremendous milestone! It is also the perfect moment to activate our vision for the future.

THE NEXT 50 YEARS DEPENDS ON THE GENEROSITY OF OUR COMMUNITY TODAY

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ABOUT

Founded in 1972, Touchstone’s mission is to advance excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design, and innovative expression. We achieve this through an array of media including blacksmithing, ceramics, glass, small metals/jewelry, drawing/painting, and other special topic areas.

 

Touchstone’s 150-acre wooded campus is located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, just 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, near Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, Ohiopyle State Park, and Nemacolin Resort. Touchstone is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers immersive learning experiences to participants of all skill levels, including: 1- to 5-day workshops and date night sessions in our seven fully equipped studios; scholarships for adults, veterans, and teens; artist residencies and internships for emerging artists; facility rentals and creative retreats with hands-on studio activities for groups; and, community events, studio tours, and gallery exhibitions for the public.

Experience Touchstone

A collection of videos available to watch any time for free! Includes campus tours, artist talks and demos!

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Experience what it’s like to be a part of this creative community.

Supporting creatives and rural communities.

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For general inquiries, please email info@touchstonecrafts.org

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Mission Statement: Touchstone Center for Crafts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design, and innovative expression.

Touchstone Center for Crafts condemns all acts of racism, discrimination, and senseless violence. We firmly believe that everyone has a right to dignity, respect, and equality without fear.  As an organization, we commit to listen and learn and to grow. We will continue to work to empower people to use art as a means of expression, a way to build community, and a powerful voice for change.

Touchstone Center for Crafts · 1049 Wharton Furnace Rd. · Farmington · PA 15437

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