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Touchstone CENTER FOR CRAFTS

Pioneering Craft Education for 50 Years

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Touchstone Center for Crafts invites you to join us at Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Fallingwater to celebrate

50 YEARS OF ADVANCING ARTS AND CRAFTS EXCELLENCE

Sunday, October 9, 2022  •  3:30PM to 7:00PM

Celebrate with us while strolling the grounds and house, enjoying cocktails, live music, seasonal buffet stations, and great company!

Touchstone's Executive Director, Lindsay Ketterer Gates and Frederick Bonci of LaQuatra Bonci Associates will present Touchstone's Vision for the Future.

Visit Touchstone's special exhibition, Touchstone: A Half-Century of Craft.

Works from the exhibition along with additional pieces will be available through an online auction for the duration of the exhibition (October 9 - December 31, 2022).

Touchstone's 50th Anniversary Campaign

In honor of the first 50 years, Touchstone’s $1.5 Million Anniversary Campaign is a critical step toward its future. Every member of Touchstone’s community can make a difference through meaningful investments in the creative environment, sustainability, and local and regional impact.

Can we count on your support?

50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

CAMPUS RENEWAL & ENHANCEMENT - $1,000,000

Touchstone will complete and initiate campus upgrades to:

  • Increase user safety
  • Enhance current programming
  • Create capacity for future growth and development

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LOCAL AND REGIONAL IMPACT AND FUTURE OF THE FIELD- $250,000

Touchstone will:

  • Increase support for emerging artists
  • Lead in the local creative economy
  • Advance the national craft field

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SUSTAINABILITY - $250,000

Touchstone will:

  • Sustain current programs and operations
  • Make timely investments in facilities
  • Increase community engagement

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TOUCHSTONE LEGACY SOCIETY – JOIN TODAY!

Individuals who notify Touchstone about existing or newly created future gift intentions by December 31, 2022, will be recognized as founders of the Touchstone Legacy Society.

 

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50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP DONORS

VISIONARY

  • Anonymous Foundation
  • The Heinz Endowments

PIONEER

  • GO Laurel Highlands
  • Elizabeth and Jeffrey Lawrence
  • Nemacolin
  • Progress Resources, Inc.

LEADER

  • Beth and Barrie Athol
  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Mary Len Hajduk
  • Paul and Diane Kiproff
  • Eben and Laura Myers
  • Turkeyfoot Farms
  • EQT Foundation

ARTISAN

  • Kinard Family Foundation
  • Gerald and Joy Knepp
  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Anonymous Individual Donor
  • Dorothy Raizman
  • Somerset Trust Company

BENEFACTOR

  • Douglas Hoesch and Colleen Ramsay Hoesch
  • Mary Navarro
  • Opportunity Fund
  • Standard Ceramic Supply Company
  • Wagner Construction
  • Anonymous Individual Donor
  • LaQuatra Bonci Associates
  • Modern Homestead

This list will be updated monthly.

 

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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