Event Date/Location




Rago Open House with Talk about Wharton Esherick by Artist Mark Sfirri

Rago Auction House, in Lambertville New Jersey will be hosting an Open House on October 16th at 6:00 pm. The guest speaker is ¬†sculptor and furniture designer Mark Sfirri. His talk will be on “Wharton Esherick: The Reluctant Woodworker” at 6 pm.¬†The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago's 20th C. Decorative Arts and Design Auctions.


Date: Thursday, October 16th

Time: 6 pm

Place: Rago Auction House

Cost: Free

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Penn State Great Valley

Emil Milan Show at Penn State Great Valley

Midcentury Modern craftsman Emil Milan became known for his combination of sleek, clean lines and organic shapes. He worked mainly in Pennsylvania until his death in 1985. Penn State Great Valley showcases his designs as well as has arranged for a panel to discuss the artist who has been described as a loveable curmudgeon, innovative woodworker and gifted designer.


Opens: Monday June 9th

Closes: Friday, September 26th

Place: Penn State Great Valley

Cost: Free

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Center for Art in Wood

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014

The Center for Art in Wood is showing works created by artists who participated in the Windgate ITE International Residency program. As part of this program residents visited the Wharton Esherick Museum to inspire creativity and out of the box thinking.


Opens: Friday, August 1st

Closes: Saturday, October 25th

Place: The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia

Cost: Free

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Cabinet by Wharton Esherick

The 21st Annual Woodworkers' Competition: Cabinets of Curiosity

We encourage woodworkers of all skill levels to create innovative and functional items, much like Wharton Esherick did. This year's show is inspired by Esherick's bathroom cabinet (on left).

Date: Monday, September 8th

Closes: Wednesday, December 31st

Place: The Wharton Esherick Museum

Cost: Free


     Wharton Esherick Museum
     P.O. Box 595
     Paoli, PA 19301-0595