the philadelphia furniture show returns to the 23rd street armory this fall for a weekend showing one-of-a-kind, hand-made pieces by artisans from around the country. this year’s special collaboration is with designphiladelphia and rebuilding together phila. the show runs from saturday, 5 october to sunday, 6 october, with a preview party on friday, 4 october from 6 to 9pm, cohosted by rebuilding together philadelphia.
“this is the longest-running exhibition of its kind in the us,” said stefa normantas, managing partner of green tree events, owner of the philadelphia furniture show, “and this year we are delighted to offer daytime workshops on three topics: designing with light; the business side of furniture making; and women in woodworking.” sign up on the furniture show website.
the show will exhibit the work of fifty artisans who create in wood, metal, ceramics, lighting and fabric.