2021 Virtual Open House

Experience what it’s like to be a part of this creative community.

Please check back on Oct. 2, 2021 for updated content in our Second Virtual Open House

#EXPERIENCETOUCHSTONE

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Videography by Alex Byers

Watch all of the tours, talks, demonstrations, and more online at any time beginning Saturday, Oct. 2nd at 11:00 am

TOURS

Campus and Studio Tours

TALKS

Pathways to Professions

DEMOS

Demonstrations in the Studios

MORE

Veterans program, Teen Week, Exhibitions, and more

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS:
Organizations: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Frontline Arts, GO Laurel Highlands, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Rivers of Steel, Women of Visions
Artists: Mark Arnold, Meghan Burke, Phil Ashworth, Jo Campbell Amsler, Neile Cooper, Ron Donoughe, Glenn Horr, Anna Koplik, Jordan LaMothe, Jim Lavrinc, Lydia LeMaster, Nathan Lewis, Michael Mangiafico, Ed Parrish, William Pfahl, Daniel Tomcik, Melissa Weiss, Nathanael Weiss, Julie Wiggins, Sigrid Zahner
Touchstone Interns: Julia Castor, Erick Castrejon, Makena Henriksen, JB Jarvi-Beamer, Rebecca Maasry, Ryan Seaton-Evans

2021 Open House Video Playlist

WELCOME
• Introduction

TOURS
• Explore the Laurel Highlands
• Nature Walk with Powdermill Nature Reserve
• Studio Tours

TALKS: PATHWAYS TO PROFESSIONS
• Phil Ashworth
• Jo Campbell Amsler
• Neile Cooper
• Anna Koplik
• Jordan LaMothe
• Ed Parrish
• Melissa Weiss
• Julie Wiggins
• Sigrid Zahner

DEMONSTRATIONS
• Blacksmithing Studio Demo
• Calligraphy Demo
• Ceramics Studio Demo
• Glass Studio Demo
• Metals & Jewelry Studio Demo
• Plein Air Painting Demo
• Wood Firing Time Lapse

MORE
• Bronze Pour with Rivers of Steel
• Frontline Paper Workshop for Veterans
• Gallery Exhibitions: Women of Visions and Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
• Touchstone Teen Week


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Thank You to Our Open House Sponsors

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2021 Touchstone Open House Sponsors

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.

Visit touchstonecrafts.org for more information

About

Touchstone Center for Crafts is a unique three-seasons craft school located 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in the beautiful mountains of the Laurel Highlands. For more information,

Visit touchstonecrafts.org

Location

1049 Wharton Furnace Road
Farmington, PA 15437
USA

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