Welcome to the Wood Shed, the Center for Art in Wood's new home for virtual studio tours, artist talks, craft tutorials, and more.

Hey-ho, Let's go!

Anne Ishii on the Japanese obsession with lacquer


Anne Ishii, Executive Director of Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, discusses the Japanese obsession with lacquer through objects from the Center's permanent collection.

Watch more Object Lessons

Humaira Abid on addressing the refugee crisis through art


Artist Humaira Abid sits with the Center's artistic director, Jennifer-Navva Milliken to discuss her current exhibition, Searching for Home.

Explore the exhibition

Sculptor Colin Pezzano on transitioning from student life


The Center's Young Artist Speaker Series invites guests to share stories about their transition from academia to their profession. This semester's guest is Philadelphia sculptor Colin Pezzano.

Check out Colin's work

Make & Learn


Virtual Tour

The Center's registrar leads a virtual tour of the museum.

Coloring Book

Learn about the Center's collection and color at home!

Home Crafts

The Center staff shares craft ideas you can do at home.

Wood Care

Now is a great time to care for your wood objects at home. Coming soon!

Branch Out



The Pine Tree

"Come to me pine tree and we will never part / We'll put our roots down in each other's heart"


Sycamore Trees

John Green reviews sycamore trees on a five-star scale in this episode of Anthropocene Reviewed.


Fake Plastic Trees

Still counts, no?

Let's Get In Touch!


Want to share a tour of your studio or a craft you're making at home? Just miss us and want to say hello? Send us an email!