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Pioneering Craft Education for Over 50 Years



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The Touchstone experience can be all-inclusive. The school offers three delicious and wholesome meals per day, comfortable accommodations, a woodland campus, and inspiring and informative craft workshops. We also encourage you, either before or after your time at Touchstone, to explore the many exciting amenities that the Laurel Highlands has to offer. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania, Touchstone is close to a wide variety of the region’s most interesting cultural, recreational, historic, and artistic attractions. Within a short distance of our campus, you can:

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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