Join us for a tour of the historic Raymond Farm Home/Studio and try your hand at Shoji papering! Demonstrations and instructions will be given by experienced craftswoman, Vinni Cheng. Participants will get hands-on training papering the original Farmhouse shoji panels for the remainder of the workshop. No experience required.
Don't miss this rare opportunity for experiential learning at the architecturally significant Raymond Farm. All shoji and fusuma panels are original to the Farm and were hand crafted in Kyoto in the 1930s.
Workshop per person is $55, fully tax deductible. Spaces limited. Refreshments will be served.
Questions may be directed to Jen Shin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to sharing this special day with you!
Works in Wood 2016 at New Hope Arts
Exhibit Runs November 12-December 18
Opening Reception Saturday, November 12
6PM-8PM, following Shoji Workshop
The Raymond Farm Center is thrilled to provide programming in collaboration with the New Hope Arts Works in Wood 2016 Exhibition! This year, New Hope Arts hosts its 17th annual exhibition celebrating the woodworking tradition of Bucks County. Featuring fine furniture, sculptural forms and vessels in more than 90 works in a wide range of styles and techniques from the hands of 53 contemporary artists, including Raymond Farm Artist-in-Residence, Miriam Carpenter.
Jurors, Keith Sandberg, custom woodworker, artist and design of Doylestown, PA and Roy Pedersen, independent curator, collector and owner of Pedersen Gallery, Lambertville, NJ, selected this year’s exhibition from more than 400 individual works submitted. Recognition of the jurors’ top entries will take place just prior to the opening of the exhibition and awards will be announced at the opening reception on November 12.
The Works in Wood 2016 opening reception and awards presentation is Saturday, November 12 from 6-8 pm following the Raymond Farm Shoji Workshop. The reception is for artists and their guests and members of New Hope Arts. Gallery Hours are free and open to the public Friday through Sunday from noon to 5 pm and by appointment, for the duration of the show.
Celebrate the Raymond Heritage with a Presentation + Reception at New Hope Arts
Sunday, November 20 2PM-4PM
Join us for an informal reception and presentation by John DeFazio, AIA, titled The New Hope Experiment and Raymond Farm - the Work and Life of Antonin and Noemi Raymond. Learn more about Noemi and Antonin Raymond and their pivotal importance in bringing George Nakashima and his family to Bucks County. The Raymond story is an inspiring discovery of local history and creative commitment. Reservations and information are at newhopearts.org.