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Think Craft Symposium
September 20, 2018
8:00 am
8:00 pm

Think Craft Symposium

Thursday, September 20, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday, September 21, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday, September 22, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

This three-day symposium will focus on issues critical in craft today: Contemporary practice, theory and education, and curating and collecting. Join us for workshops and discussions by some of the top thought leaders in craft today.

Guest lecturers include: Judith Schacter, Janet Koplos, Staurt Kestenbaum, Elizabeth Argo, and Glenn Adamson.

Glenn Adamson: Senior Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art and author of the landmark publication The Craft Reader.

Elisabeth Agro: Associate Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Craft and Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Tom Joyce: A 2003 MacArthur Fellow, Joyce is one of the foremost practitioners in the field for his early contributions to the art and science of forging iron.

Stuart Kestenbaum: Poet Laureate of Maine, and former director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

Janet Koplos: Contributing editor, Art in America, and co-author of the milestone publication Makers: A History of American Studio Craft.

Judith Schaechter: Philadelphia-based artist whose groundbreaking work in stained glass serves as a narrative for social and political commentary.

Registration includes admission to all workshops and presentations and an opening night reception. Tickets are $40; $15 for students and high school educators. Attendees must register.