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Pennsylvania’s Premier Craft School


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Interested in Holding Your Next Event or Group Retreat at Touchstone Center for Crafts?


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Touchstone Center for Crafts is a unique craft school in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, only 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Touchstone’s artistic, educational, and residential facilities sit on 150 acres of lush woodlands and pristine wilderness. Whether it be amidst the towering stone chimney and wood beams of Blaney Lodge or nestled amongst the trees, Touchstone can provide the unique venue you’ve been looking for.

Please check our list of available spaces and services as well as Frequently Asked Questions. Certain event spaces and accommodations are not available seasonally and detailed questions can be answered by calling 724-329-1370.

Services Available Seasonally

Available Event Spaces

  • Blaney Lodge – Great Room & Foyer | 90-100 Maximum Seating
  • Blaney Lodge – Library | 15-20 Maximum Seating
  • Baney Lodge – Bea Campbell Gallery | 30-40 Maximum Seating
  • Dining Hall | 90-100 Maximum Seating
  • Bonfire Area/Campus Green | N/A Maximum Seating


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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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