- Visit & Events
Social Studies opening June 7th is an in-depth survey of recent work by Philadelphia artist Susan Hagen, which addresses themes of social awareness, personal identity and the human condition. View the exhibition online.
Try a hand at creating unique and expressive figures with our featured exhibiting artist Susan Hagen. During the workshop, participants will use additive fabrication processes using small wood stock, beads, spools, spindles, etc. Click here to learn more.
Join exhibiting artist Susan Hagen at the Philadelphia Art Alliance as she discusses her work on the individual and the social contexts. Event is free. The Philadelphia Art Alliance is located at 251 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, 19103.
This mini-course includes two illustrated lectures on the subject of fakes, forgeries, and reproductions of decorative arts made or used in America. The morning lecture provides an overview of the subject by examining examples of ceramics, ironware, pewter, prints, and silver. The afternoon lecture features an in-depth study of furniture. For more information visit our upcoming events page.
Announcing the 2012 Acquisitions at The Center- The Center is proud to announce the 2012 Acquisitions into The Center’s Museum Collection. View the works online here.
Windgate Three Year Challenge Grant- We are thrilled to announce that The Center has been awarded a 3 year, $600,000 challenge grant by the Windgate Charitable Foundation. Every dollar we raise up to $100,000 each year in 2012, 2013, and 2014, will be matched by Windgate with two dollars. More info or Donate Now.
Challenge VIII: Bartram’s Boxes Remix- The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to offer a traveling exhibition to museums and venues throughout the country titled Challenge VIII: Bartram’s Boxes Remix. The Center invited artists to a unique opportunity to “remix” the history, inspirations and materials from one of America’s oldest gardens into sculptural objects and installations. More info.