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Pioneering Craft Education for 50 Years

DETOUR: Wharton Furnace Road is closed Between Fayette Springs Road and Touchstone. follow the detour – from Rt. 40, Take Rt. 381/Elliottsville Road, in 2.4 miles turn right onto workman road, 2 miles to Touchstone

Teaching Proposal

Teaching proposals now being accepted

Staying true to Touchstone’s mission of “advancing excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design and innovative expression”  the organization seeks instructors, including studio artists and professional educators, with strong technical skills who are willing to encourage and educate students of various demographics.  Touchstone encourages proposals for innovative classes and for those that incorporate traditional art and craft processes.

Most of our classes are open to students at all skill levels from beginners to advanced practitioners and we attract students of all ages, with a minimum age of 18. The spread of ages and skills is challenging but can make for exciting classes.

Thank you for your interest in teaching at Touchstone.  We are always interested in learning about artists who can bring new perspectives to our programs. 

To apply…

If you are interested in teaching a workshop at Touchstone Center for Crafts, please complete the attached form.

Please direct questions to…
Travis Winters, Program Manager


The following 3 background checks are required when working with children in the state of PA:

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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