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Touchstone CENTER FOR CRAFTS

Pioneering Craft Education for Over 50 Years

Events

MAY 19-21 (FRI-SUN)
SNAG xTouchstone
Allies & Alloys: Forging Connections at Touchstone

 

Join the SNAG on Touchstone’s campus for an inspiring weekend of presentations, lectures, and demonstrations in metalsmithing and blacksmithing. Meet and engage with aspiring and emerging artists as well as instructors and those renowned. Check back for more information.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 21 | 11AM-3PM
Pike Days Paint Out

$30 Adult (18+) Participant | $15 Youth Participant | Free for Observers

 

Two locations! Mountains and Valleys


Get outside, get inspired, and paint! Join us – rain or shine – at the scenic Christian W. Klay Winery in Chalkhill or the historic Nemacolin Castle in Brownsville. All are welcome to observe and enjoy demonstrations by local and regional painters. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to bring their art supplies to paint, draw, and/or photograph the beautiful surroundings alongside other creatives.

 

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This event is supported by Remake Learning Days and the National Road Heritage Corridor.


Open to schools and groups!
Check back for more information

This is the absolute best day of the year to tour our campus!

SATURDAY, JUN 3 | 11AM-4PM

Annual Open House

 

Touchstone invites you to get creative on our campus at our annual Open House! This free, family-friendly event is THE day to visit Touchstone, where you can learn about our seasonal workshops and date nights, tour studios, watch artist demonstrations, shop artist pop-up shops, view gallery exhibitions, hear more about community offerings through our partnering organizations, dance to live music, and enjoy a delicious lunch or snack from local and regional food trucks. Adults and kids alike are encouraged to participate in hands-on activities and festivities. Held rain or shine, join us via a free shuttle bus from nearby Christian W. Klay Winery.


Contact Touchstone if your organization would like to sponsor or participate in the event.

SATURDAY, AUG 19
Between 2 Rivers Artist Trail Event

Information coming soon.

SATURDAY, NOV 4
Annual Membership Meeting

 

Current members may join the Zoom meeting to review the year’s accomplishments, elect board
members, and plan for the new year.

 

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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