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Join us at our new location 141 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Opening Celebration: Friday, November 11th, 5:30 to 8:30pm.
First peek at new space and inaugural exhibition Turning to Art in Wood: A Creative Journey. Evening features hors d’oeuvres and wine, music and convivial company and raffle to win works of art. Tickets $100 per person. Proceeds benefit the Center’s programming and collections. RSVP by November 7, 2011. For further information or to purchase a ticket please contact
Open House: Saturday, November 12th and Sunday, November 13th - 12 noon to 6pm.
Activities and demonstrations
Annual Meeting: Saturday, November 12th, 6:30pm to 7:00pm.
Due to the Center’s impending move, we will close our doors on July 23, 2011 and will re open at our new location at 141 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia on October 28th, 2011.
Exotic Woods, Metal Cutters and Dale Chase: Ornamental Turning from the Walter Balliet Collection
March 4 July 23, 2011
This exquisite selection from the Center’s museum collection includes wood objects finely decorated via metal cutters fastened to historic ornamental lathes. The objects, recently donated to the Center by retired tool and die maker and ornamental turner Walter Balliet, of New Jersey, reflect decades of meticulous experimentation and collaboration by Balliet and friends.
allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2011
Saturday, July 16 - Open Studio Day
The public is invited into the ITE Residents’ shop for demonstrations and discussion. This event takes place from 10 am until 4 pm at the UArts Wood Working Department in Anderson Hall, 333 South Broad Street. The resident fellows will share their skills and talk about their evolving work, whether in wood, film, writing or other documentation. Visitors can arrive any time after 10 am and stay until 4 pm.
The donation for Open Studio Day is $10, payable to the Wood Turning Center. Dutch treat lunch with the group will be available. Please RSVP for shop time and/or lunch at 215-923-8000, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.woodturningcenter.org for more information.
allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2011
2011 ITE Exhibit
August 5 28, 2011
Due to the Center’s impending move, the 2011 ITE Exhibit will be held at the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Center City Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Art Alliance
251 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Open Tuesday through Sunday | 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
$5 for adults
$3 for students and seniors
Pay what you wish on Fridays.
Friday, August 5 | 5:30 7:30 pm
Opening reception and Gallery Talk at the Philadelphia Art Alliance
6:30 pm Gallery Talk Meet the resident fellows and hear about their former works and their innovative new work created during the Center’s eight-week residency program, the International Turning Exchange.
Saturday, August 6 | 2 4 pm
Gallery Talk with the ITE Resident Fellows at the Philadelphia Art Alliance
The residents will discuss their personal and group experiences during their two months together in Philadelphia. The discussion will highlight the impact the program had on their current work, as well as their new ideas, creations, and future directions.
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Exhibition Closes at the Philadelphia Art Alliance
2011 ITE Fellows:
Noah Addis, PA, US Photojournalist
Michael de Forest, OR, US, Artist
Daniel Forrest Hoffman, PA, US, Artist
Beth Ireland, MA, US, Artist
Carl Pittman, NC, US, Artist
Kimberly Winkle, TN, US, Artist
Jennifer Zwilling, PA, US, Scholar