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Pennsylvania’s Premier Craft School




For information about Workshop Scholarships, visit our Scholarships page.
2022 Applications will be available Jan. 1, 2022.

Summer Internships and Residencies

Artist Internships

2022 Application information will be available Jan. 1, 2022.
Touchstone’s Summer Internship Program is an intensive 10-25 week work-study program (May – September) where emerging artists, graduate, and undergraduate students learn studio management and operations while refining their artistic skills and working with some of the country’s best artists. Touchstone is committed to fostering the next generation of artists who will carry on the traditions of American craft forms. Click HERE for more information.

Artist Residencies

2022 Application information will be available Jan. 1, 2022.
The Artist Residency Program provides the time, creative space, and support for emerging and midcareer artists to explore new ideas and bodies of work in any media that we are able to accommodate. The beautiful and unique 150-acre campus of Touchstone offers the perfect environment for makers seeking to change the artistic direction of their art, or reinforce their current body of work. Click HERE for more information.


Hosting over 100 workshops, symposiums, and special events per season, and over 150 woodland acres to manage, Touchstone is always looking for an extra hand (or ten) to help out.

If you have the time, expertise, and willingness to become a Touchstone volunteer, please fill out the highlighted application form below and submit with your resume or CV. Volunteer activities usually revolve around cleaning, landscaping, and construction, but we are always willing to learn what your volunteering interests are and try and match them with our needs.

For questions about volunteering and/or work-study, please call 724-329-1370 or contact Daniel Tomcik, studio and grounds manager, at or Travis Winters, programs manager, at

Touchstone Volunteer/Intern/Work-Study Application Form:

Touchstone Center for Crafts prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or association preference. Touchstone Center for Crafts also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to its facilities and programming.

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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