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Craft NOW Kick Off–Production Values: The Relevance of Technique in Contemporary Art and Design

October 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A symposium,Technicalities: Meaning in Methods, October 29-30, 2016, will be presented in conjunction with Wood, Revisited, October 28, 2016 through April 8, 2017,  and the concurrent exhibition at The Clay Studio, Transference: Transfer Printing and Contemporary Ceramics, October 7 through November 27, 2016. The discussions will explore new and traditional methods and their conceptual repercussions in the contemporary wood and ceramic art fields.

Production Values: The Relevance of Technique in Contemporary Art and Design is the keynote address by Glenn Adamson on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:30 will also celebrate the kick off of Craft NOW’s 2016 season. A reception will follow the talk at both The Center for Art in Wood and The Clay Studio from 7-8:30. The keynote is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please register for the keynote by clicking here. NOTE: Signed copies of Glenn Adamson’s book, Art in the Making, will be available for purchase at the Center during the reception.

To register for the symposium on Saturday, October 29th and the Workshop(s) on Sunday, October 30th, click here.

Glenn Adamson is the former Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design and a longtime friend of The Center for Art in Wood. Glenn’s tenure with the organization includes a range of curatorial advice and planning that spans over 16 years. Beginning with support in developing Wood Turning in North America Since 1930 to overseeing the curation and implementation of the upcoming exhibition, Wood, Revisited.


October 28, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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