Community Woodshop Fall Schedule

The Williamsport Community Woodshop, located in the Pajama Factory, has just shared their Fall schedule!

You don’t need to be an expert craftsman to take these classes—each is a great introduction to a particular area of wood working.

Check ’em out!

(Shared Facebook Post from Williamsport Community Woodshop)

2016 Fall Woodshop Class Schedule

Check out our new Class Schedule for 2016 if you’re interested in learning the basics and and making the following. John, Paul, and Ken are ready to get started. Details of the Classes are on our website.

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Lets do this again next year

What a wonderful end to the 2016 Artist in Residence program.

A huge ‘Thank You’ to everyone who helped make the program such a success, as well as huge hugs to Carlijn, Matt, Brigid and Jacky.

We’re going to miss you all!

(Shared Facebook Post from Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence)

Thank you to everyone who joined us last night for the closing exhibit of the 2016 AIR program. Today we say good bye and best wishes for a great future to Brigid, Carlijn, Jacky and Matt. It was great hanging out together last night and we are going to miss you.

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2016 AIR Exhibition

2016 AiR exhibition

This Saturday, from 6 PM – 9 PM, there will be an exhibition of the work by the 2016 Pajama Factory Artists in Residence that you won’t want to miss!

Every year, we have artists from all over the world come and stay in Williamsport, create work at the Pajama Factory and become a part of our wonderful creative community. This year, we’ve been honored to get to know Brigid, Carlijn, Jacky and Matt. They’ve been such a great group of very talented artists and we’re proud to call them friends.

Come see what they’ve all been up to—you’ll be glad you did!

Let us know you’ll be coming at the Facebook event page.

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Carlijn Claire Potma

Carlijn Claire Potma

Carlijn is a Dutch artist, one of our 2016 Pajama Factory Artists in Residence. This morning, Dutch Culture USA did a wonderful piece on her and her experiences here. Go take a look!

You can meet Carlijn and the rest of the visiting artists at their upcoming exhibition!

(Shared Facebook Post from Dutch Culture USA)

“I’m a heavy dreamer, I do what moves me – guided by that tingly gut feeling or sense of wonder.” Dutch artist Carlijn Claire Potma is currently an artist-in residence at Pajama Factory in Williamsport, PA, and will be part of the Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence Exhibition on July 16. Carlijn Claire works within a wide constellation of disciplines, ranging from alternative drawing practices to photography and beyond. The reception will take place between 6 and 9 PM.

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Air-in-Residence 2016

Airtist-in-Residence 2016

Hey, artists! Come spend your Summer at the Pajama Factory!

(Shared Facebook post from Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence)

AIR is a multi-disciplinary, international six week summer residency program centered within the revitalized, historic Pajama Factory complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. AIR is designed to provide both emerging and established artists and writers a place to grow creatively, as they work freely amongst the larger creative community housed at the Pajama Factory. The 2016 residency will run from June 4 to July 17.

Check out the AIR website for more information or to apply.

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Another reason to come to the Blues Bash

Another reason to come to the Blues Bash tomorrow—some beautiful handmade items from the Williamsport Community Woodshop will be in the silent auction.

The Blues Bash is a fundraiser benefiting Factory Works, the nonprofit that calls the Pajama Factory home. You can buy tickets at the Pajama Factory at Way Cool Beans or buy them online.

Hope we’ll see you there!

(Shared post from Williamsport Community Woodshop)

We hope you’re planning on coming to the the 4th Annual Blues Bash at the Pajama Factory! It happens on December 30th.

This year, it’s a family event that starts at noon! That’s right—the whole family is welcome! It’s a benefit for FactoryWorks, the non-profit based here at the factory that brings all kinds of benefits to the community, from the Community Woodshop, the Clay Studio, Bicycle Recycle and the Community Darkroom.

Check out the items that the Community Woodshop will have in the silent auction below…

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Open House

Don’t miss the Open House at the (very nearly opened) Community Woodshop! We popped in on Adam and John to see how the space is coming along and found a bright, spacious shop that’s just about ready to open its doors to the community.

Community Woodshop

The shop will be open to those who’d like to take a peek, tomorrow, April 5th, from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Stop in on your First Friday to say hello!

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