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Saturday, September 26th
Touchstone’s First Virtual Open House
We’re bringing Touchstone to you! Join us online Sat., Sept. 26th from 11am to 4pm for live demonstrations, campus and studio tours, online art activities and more!
Artist Happy Hour Series
Join us for a series of Virtual Studio Tours and Artist Talks, hosted by Touchstone Center for Crafts. Participants must register in advance. Registration is Free but space is limited. Registered participants receive an email with a link to join using Zoom from any computer or mobile device.
More Artist Happy Hours Coming Soon!
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Previous Virtual Programs…
Touchstone Intern Artist Demos
Watch the LIVE Streams on Instagram!
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM (Eastern); July and September
Throughout the summer, we’ve been checking in to the studios to see what our Interns are working on.
Watch the live demonstrations using the Instagram app or at Instagram.com.
- Follow @touchstonecenterforcrafts on Instagram
- Tune in at the times listed below
- Tap or click on our profile picture (teasel logo) to view the live video
- Links to the videos will be posted below at a later date
Virtual Teen Week and Educators’ Retreat
Two of our favorite weeks of programming at Touchstone are going Virtual! We’ve put together an exciting lineup of studio walk-throughs, demonstrations, artist talks, critiques, arts resources for Teens and Educators, and much more!
Registration is Free but space is limited. Participants must register in advance.
Registered participants receive an email with a link to join using Zoom from any computer or mobile device.
Monday through Friday at 2:00 PM (Eastern), participants will meet together on Zoom.
Monday through Friday at 1:00 PM (Eastern), participants will meet together on Zoom.
Virtual Summer School Program for Teens
This program has ended, thanks to everyone who participated. Each week features a different artist talking about their art practice and giving live demonstrations!
Thursdays at 1:00 pm (Eastern)
June 18–July 23, 2020
- June 18: Joy Knepp (Glass)
- June 25: Maia Leppo (Metals & Jewelry)
- July 2: Phil Ashworth (Drawing and Painting)
- July 9: Makenna Henriksen (Blacksmithing)
- July 16: Taylor Mezo (Ceramics)
- July 23: Taylor Fentz (Metals & Jewelry)
Sessions begin at 1:00pm (Eastern)
Registration is Free! Open to all Teens who want to participate. Brought to you by the East End United Community Center 21st CCLC After School Program. Registered participants receive an email with a link to join using Zoom from any computer or mobile device.
Virtual Teen After School Program
This program has ended, thanks to everyone who participated. Each Thursday from May 7th through June 4th featured a different topic. Brought to you by the East End United Community Center 21st CCLC After School Program.
- Thursday, May 7th at 3:30 pm (Eastern): A virtual tour of Touchstone Center for Crafts in Farmington, PA
- Thursday, May 14th at 3:30 pm (Eastern): Anna Koplik (blacksmithing) from Temple, Texas
- Thursday, May 21st at 3:30 pm (Eastern): Travis Winters (figurative ceramics) from Hopwood, PA
- Thursday, May 28th at 3:30 pm (Eastern): Dan Tomcik (wood-fired, functional pottery) coming from Touchstone’s campus
- Thursday, June 4th at 3:30 pm (Eastern): Learn about Touchstone’s annual Teen Week and how YOU can participate! This year’s #TouchstoneTeenWeek will be offered virtually during the week of July 19-24. Exciting activities are being planned.
Watch the video to learn more…