Saturday, November 5
Annual Membership Meeting
Open to current members. We will review the year’s accomplishments, elect board members, and plan for 2023.
Previous 2022 Events
Saturday, Oct. 29 | 2-5pm
Thaddeus Mosley's Studio Soirée
in honor of Touchstone's 50th Anniversary
You're invited for a rare glimpse into the working studio and creative mind of renowned artist, Thaddeus Mosley. Tour the studio and listen to Thaddeus discuss his life, his work, and his special connection to Touchstone Center for Crafts.
at Thad's Studio on the North Side of Pittsburgh
1800 Columbus Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
$100 per person
Advance purchase required. Capacity is limited to 50 attendees.
Hosted by Scott W. Perkins, Fallingwater’s senior director of preservation and collections. Participating artists: Nick Ireys, Jo Campbell-Amsler, Yoko Sekino-Bové, Robin Menard, Glenn Horr, and Kevin Crowe.
Tuesday, Oct. 25 | 12:00PM EDT
TOUCHSTONE: A HALF-CENTURY OF CRAFT
An engaging roundtable discussion as participating artists discuss how Fallingwater served as a source of inspiration for their new works on display in Fallingwater’s Speyer Gallery until Dec. 31, 2022. Working in a diverse range of media, these artists are longtime instructors at Touchstone and reflect the center’s commitment to beauty, good design, technical skill, and innovative expression.
Touchstone Center for Crafts 50th Anniversary Celebration at Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Fallingwater, Mill Run, PA
50 YEARS OF ADVANCING ARTS AND CRAFTS EXCELLENCE
Sunday, October 9, 2022 • 3:30PM until 7:00PM
Stroll the grounds and house, enjoy cocktails, music, and seasonal buffet stations.
Visit Touchstone's special exhibition, 'Touchstone: A Half-Century of Craft.'
Work from the exhibition along with additional pieces will be on auction until December 31, 2022.
Touchstone's Executive Director, Lindsay Ketterer Gates and Frederick Bonci of LaQuatra Bonci Assoc. will present 'Touchstone's Vision for the Future.'
Individual donations of $2,500 or more to the 50th Anniversary campaign will receive tickets to the Anniversary Gala. Remaining individual tickets will be available for purchase. Please check back for information.
Saturday, June 11 | 11am-4pm
Annual Open House & 50th Anniversary Kick-off
We’re excited to welcome the community once again to our 150-acre campus and our biggest celebration of the year! Admission is free, and the studios, galleries, and campus green will be open for exploration and creative experiences. In addition to the always popular artist demonstrations, gallery exhibitions, resource room, and hands-on activities are live music, fabulous food trucks, artist pop-up shops, and more! Join us – bring a friend or ten – and help us celebrate!
Campus Cleanup and Volunteer Day
Saturday, June 4 | 10am-2pm
Touchstone needs a hand getting campus ready for the workshop season ahead! Come help us with some general yardwork tasks such as weeding garden beds, raking leaves, and picking up sticks throughout the campus. Touchstone will provide coffee and treats from 9:30-10:00 am and a pizza lunch for all volunteers! We hope to see you on campus!
If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get outside and paint! Join artists from Touchstone at Christian W. Klay Winery in Chalkhill, PA during the Annual National Road Festival.
Sunday, May 22 | 10am-2pm
Rain or Shine (pavilion available)
Plein Air* Painting along the Historic National Road
Artists of all skill levels are invited to participate.
Cost is $25 Adult participant | $10 Under 18 participant
Free to observe
Space is limited. Please register in advance (no refunds).