If you missed Touchstone’s First Virtual Open House on 9-26-2020, you can binge watch the videos here at any time.
Please check back on Oct. 2, 2021 for brand new content for our second Virtual Open House
Click for the LIVE! Noborigama Cam recording
Want to Learn More?
TOUCHSTONE CENTER FOR CRAFTS
Watch all the events, demonstrations, and activities online at any time
EXPLORE Touchstone’s beautiful 150-acre campus and well-equipped studios without leaving the safety of your home. Learn about things to do in the Laurel Highlands.
DISCOVER new artists, techniques, opportunities, and browse our virtual gallery exhibition. Hear conversations with professional and emerging artists.
VIEW demonstrations in blacksmithing, ceramics, glass, metals & jewelry, plein air painting, paper making, and weaving. Watch a live stream of the noborigama wood kiln being unloaded!
EXPERIENCE what it’s like to be a part of the creative community and have a chance to share your Touchstone Experience!
Pictured in header: Touchstone Intern Makena Henriksen giving a blacksmithing demo and Pittsburgh artist Jake Erie giving a glass demo during Touchstone’s 2019 Open House.
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS:
Artist & Craftsman Supply, Frontline Arts, Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau, Boris Bally, Sharif Bey, Ed Claypoole, Ron Donoughe, Yoshi Fuji, Joy Knepp, Maia Leppo, Michael Nashef, Jared Ondovchik, William Pfahl, Kyle and Kelly Phelps, Kevin Rhode, Touchstone Friends, Interns and Staff.
Due to scheduling conflicts, the puppet making activity and nature walk have been postponed.
Open House Video Playlist
• Blacksmithing Studio Demos
• Metals & Jewelry Studio Demos
• Plein Air Painting Demos
• Frontline Paper Demo
• Artist & Craftsman Supply Activity
• Glass Studio Demos
• Ceramics Studio Demos
Thank You to Our Open House Sponsors and Supporters
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 is a unique three-seasons craft school located 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in the beautiful mountains of the Laurel Highlands. For more information,
Campus is currently closed to the public. We look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe to do so!
1049 Wharton Furnace Road
Farmington, PA 15437