Why We Make Things and Why it Matters

Peter Korn and This book has rocketed to the top of my “to read” list.  Peter Korn is the innovator behind the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine. He’s also a woodworker with over 4 decades of hands-on experience. How does the process of making things give meaning to our lives?  Go hear him speak about that enormous question. Tickets are $3.50 for his talk at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on May 4.

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Haverford Guild of Craftsmen’s Spring Show, May 2 & 3

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen will be holding its second Spring Fine Craft Show on Friday May 2 from 12pm -9 pm, and Saturday May 3 from 10 am -5 pm at Saint George’s Episcopal Church at 1 West Ardmore Avenue, at the intersection of Darby Road and Ardmore Avenue in Ardmore, PA.

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is the fifteenth local chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, one of the oldest professional craft guilds in our country.

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen Spring Show will showcase the work of thirty artists in media such as jewelry, leather, ceramics, glass, fiber, photography, copper, painting, wood, illustration and mixed media. Several of the artists will be demonstrating their craft throughout the day on Saturday. The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen Spring Show is the perfect opportunity to buy local and handmade for spring and summer events such as Mother’s Day, Graduations, end of the school year Teacher’s Gifts, Father’s Day and Weddings.

This is a free event, and St. George’s is handicapped accessible. For more information, please visit The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen’s website www.haverfordguild.org or email the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen at haverfordguild@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/HaverfordGuildOfCraftsmen

haverford guild of craftsmen spring show, may 2 & 3

PA Guild Hands on Workshops