A Teacher Appreciation Post This month’s blog post was written by Visitor Engagement Manager, Maria Franey, who began volunteering with the Wharton
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What Kind of Man Are You Going to Be?: Exploring Jean Toomer and Peter Esherick’s Philosophical Conversations
"Peter Esherick," Photo by Marjorie Content, circa 1934. In the summer of 1937, at the age of eleven, Wharton Esherick’s
Photo by Paul Godwin Last December we received the sad news that the internationally celebrated craft and textile icon
Noticing, #1235, 2013, Roberta Massuch. Porcelain, concrete, handmade flax paper, 15' x 26 x 8". We often hear from those
With a snowy wonderland outside the Studio doors, we’re reminded of Esherick’s winter woodcut scenes and the artistic freedom he found through
To Wharton Esherick, the Studio was an autobiography. If you wanted to know him, you had only to come to the
It is with deep sadness we share the news that Mansfield Bascom, Co-Founder of the Wharton Esherick Museum, passed away on Monday,
Solid wood -- and sometimes curving -- bookshelves line the walls of Wharton's bedroom. This month we are delighted
Left: Library Ladder, Wharton Esherick, 1969, walnut. Photo by Eoin O'Neill. Right: Doris, Wharton Esherick, 1920, plaster. In the publication
The Furniture and Sculpture of Wharton Esherick: A Retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts
Installation view of Esherick's 1958-1959 retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts. Featured in the image are Darling (1940); white oak;