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Jun 2016


The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19106
Tel: (215) 923-8000
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FS 16 - The Furniture Society Annual Symposium


Event Overview:

The Furniture Society convenes annually in locations across North America. Distinguished makers, educators, and scholars are brought together to offer presentations and panel discussions on a wide range of subjects related to the field. Expert makers demonstrate a variety of skills and techniques. Numerous exhibitions of fine furniture are on display, and the local culture and furniture making tradition always play a prominent role in the conference.

Furniture Society conferences are an assortment of down-to-earth technical workshops, stimulating discussions, invaluable tips and tricks, member and juried exhibitions, camaraderie, and FUN.  No matter if you are a furniture maker, curator, collector, educator, writer, gallery director, professional, amateur or just plain enthusiast, the conference is the event to network with others in the furniture field.  Join us for a celebration of the art of furniture making.  There will be plenty to inform, energize and inspire you.

Exhibitor Information:

There is no fee to submit to Members Gallery; inclusion is open to all Furniture Society members registered for the conference. Gallery space is limited, acceptance will be allotted on a first come, first served basis. There is no size restraint, but in consideration of other members it is suggested you consider smaller pieces that are available to show.

Exhibited work will be labeled as available or not for sale (NFS). Please determine the sale price at the time of application. The Furniture Society will be due a commission of 25% of the sale price as a result of any sale resulting from the Members Gallery exhibition.

About The Furniture Society:

The Furniture Society is a nonprofit, educational organization founded in 1996.

Built on a tradition of volunteerism, The Furniture Society works to realize its mission through educational programs, publications, exhibitions, recognition of excellence in the field, and annual conferences. With members from across the United States and Canada, as well as numerous other countries around the world, the Furniture Society represents a broad cross-section of furniture makers, museum and gallery professionals, scholars, journalists, and others involved with the field of furniture in many different ways.




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