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Pennsylvania’s Premier Craft School

724-329-1370

Visitors are Welcome at the Touchstone Galleries

Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday 10am - 4pm

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Touchstone requires that face masks be worn in all indoor spaces on campus.

WEEKEND CRAFT GETAWAYS: ONLY TWO WEEKENDS LEFT!

Enjoy an unforgettable 2-3 day weekend getaway in the beautiful mountains of the Laurel Highlands.

We are taking precautions to keep all participants safe.

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Artwork pictured by Glenn Horr, Richard James, Frontline Arts, Jake Erie, Paige Tibbe, Yoshi Fujii

Events & Exhibitions

thru OCT. 16

ReJoined: A Collection of Forged Works

Offsite Exhibition at Off the Rails Gallery in ArtHouse6

126 Walnut St., Johnstown, PA 15901

 

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Alchemist Picnic

A Virtual Gathering featuring Presentations, Demonstrations, and Panel Discussions.

 

Thursday evenings in October

 

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ABOUT

Touchstone Center for Crafts is a unique three-seasons craft school located 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in the beautiful mountains of the Laurel Highlands, near Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Ohiopyle State Park, and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
Founded in 1972 as Pioneer Crafts Council, Touchstone's original mission was to foster interest in the preservation of traditional crafts. Today, this unique craft school has expanded to include contemporary and experimental techniques in disciplines such as blacksmithing, ceramics, metals & jewelry, glass, drawing & painting, and special topic areas. As Pennsylvania's premier craft school, Touchstone offers beginning and seasoned artists 1-5 day workshops taught by some of North America's finest artisans.

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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 stands in solidarity with the Black community and 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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