CraftMONTH First Friday

Friday, November 1, 2019

5:00pm – 10:00pm

Old City, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA



Tour Old City Galleries from 5-8pm on First Friday, before joining to celebrate with area curators and makers from 8-10pm at Han Dynasty for the inaugural Craft Industry Night featuring craft trivia and prizes!

Free to attend. Food and drink not provided.

Organized in partnership with The Center for Art in Wood.

Center for Art in Wood

The Center for Art in Wood is the founding arts and educational institution, maintaining the history and leading the growth, awareness, appreciation and promotion for arts in wood both onsite and in traveling exhibitions and publications. Current exhibition: Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking.

Cherry Street Pier

Built into the shell of a century-old municipal pier, Cherry Street Pier is a reflection of Philadelphia today—creative, diverse, historic, adaptable, and inspired. Its public space includes exhibitions and open artist studios in a variety of media. Visit the studios of makers Carla J. Fisher, Acori Honzo, and Sharif Pendleton.

The Clay Studio

One of the world’s leading ceramic art institutions, The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through their artist residency program, gallery, in-store and online shop, school, and outreach program. Current exhibition: From Storage to Studio: The Clay Studio Resident Artists Explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection.

Wexler Gallery

Challenging the traditional labels that categorize art, Wexler Gallery exhibits work that coexists in the expressive realms of design, fine art and contemporary glass and ceramics. Current exhibition: Wynorrific Times: Roberto Lugo and Mat Tomezsko.

National Liberty Museum

An impressive collection of glass art is highlighted at the National Liberty Museum. Visitors are invited to interact with incredible stories of heroes and a collection of contemporary art. Current exhibition: Destined for the Stars.

The Clay Studio

137-139 North Second Street

The Center for Art in Wood

141 N 3rd St

Wexler Gallery

201 North 3rd Street

Cherry Street Pier

121 North Christopher Columbus Blvd

National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut Street