2017 SYMPOSIUMS

Looking for fun weekends of learning and networking with peers? Celebrate our craft heritage and join us for a weekend symposium. The 2017 Symposium Series includes a variety of mediums and a myriad of topics that will appeal to all makers. As Pennsylvania's only residential craft school, Touchstone's convenient geography makes it the ideal mid-Atlantic platform for these gatherings. More information to come soon!


May 5-7

> Throwdown 2017: A Ceramics Symposium

> Torched 2017: A Glass Symposium

An exciting weekend of ceramics and glass demonstrations, lectures, and a good, old-fashioned throwdown.


May 19-21

> Pigment 2017: A Painting Retreat

> Fiber Arts Forum I

An immersive weekend of painting and fiber arts demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on activities.


June 2-4

> Ninth Annual Jim Campbell Hammer-In

> Alchemist Picnic IV: A Mid-Atlantic Metals Retreat

A yearly celebration of all things blacksmithing and metalsmithing, complete with demonstrations, lectures, and a bonfire.


September 29-October 1

> Keystone Metals Forum IV

An opportunity for dialogue and collaboration between established and emerging metalsmiths from across the Commonwealth and beyond.


October 13-15

> Independence 2017: A Mosaic Symposium

This weekend gathering will celebrate independence of thought and action in the ancient medium of mosaic.




Touchstone Center for Crafts
1049 Wharton Furnace Rd.
Farmington, PA 15437
T: 724.329.1370
T: 800.721.0177 
F: 724.329.1371
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