- “The Philadelphian” Residences Glass Tour and Luncheon at Parc on Rittenhouse Square
Wednesday, January 10, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, $95
Join the select few to experience two private Center City residences that rival museum-quality glass collections. Owners will discuss their glass collections and how they acquired the works over their lifetimes. A private lunch will be included at a fine dining at Parc on Rittenhouse Square.
- Wine Pairing Dinner with Lecturer & Glass Artist, Toots Zynsky
Thursday, January 18, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, $125
Join 56 guests for a sit-down four-course dinner prepared by Jimmy Duffy’s Catering. Each plate will be paired with wines to compliment the cuisine and a well-known sommelier will discuss the selected wine during each course. During the evening, world renowned glass artist, Toots Zynsky, recipient of the 2017 James Renwick Alliance Masters of the Medium Award, will discuss her distinctive heat-formed filet de verre (glass thread) and how her work inhabits an interweaving of painting, sculpture and decorative arts. Live entertainment will complete the candlelit evening.
- Emily Bell of Slow Food Philadelphia presents The Art of Eating: A lecture and dinner, “Le Pâquis” featuring food and stories from M.F.K. Fisher’s written works, Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, $75
Join 30 guests to hear Emily Bell discuss the forerunner to Julia Child, M.F.K. Fisher. A tasting of cuisines from M.F.K Fisher’s book will be the delight of the evening.
Craft Forms 2017 and Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Glass Exhibitions December 8, 2017 − January 27, 2018
Davenport Gallery, Craft Forms 2017
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery, Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Glass
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Win the Christopher Ries exquisite glass sculpture.
World renowned Ries sculpts glass cold by cutting, grinding and polishing monolithic forms from optic crystal. Wayne Art Center will be selling $10 raffle tickets until January 18 when the lucky name will be drawn at the wine pairing dinner. The lucky winner will receive the Ries glass sculpture valued at $5,700.
If you would to attend one or ALL of these fab events. You can either call The Wayne Art Center front desk at 610-688-3553 or register on line at www.craftforms.org.