january 2020

11jan5:30 pm8:00 pmWood: A Furniture Show XI at Escondido Arts Partnership5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details

The opening reception on Saturday, January 11th provides an opportunity for the public to meet the featured woodworking artists from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. The show will feature pieces of amazing handcrafted furniture including contemporary, traditional, art furniture, as well as veneering and marquetry. Last year’s opening had an attendance of over 450. Nancy and I Celebrate the 11th year of sponsoring this Great Show!! Join us on the 11th for the opening!

The Escondido Arts Partnership is pleased to announce the eleventh Presentation of WOOD, A Furniture Show XI, hosted by Brian & Nancy Murphy of Murphy’s Fine Woodworking. This exhibition will feature a gathering of some of the very best furniture makers in Southern California showing their work at the Escondido Municipal Gallery. A variety of wood mediums will be exhibited throughout the Show. The Mingei International Museum has loaned an amazing piece of furniture for the show. Wendell Castle as many of you know was and amazing artist in wood and they have loaned us a stunning rocking chair of his. It is curly maple and will be a center piece for the show. Just a real adventure, last year we had President Jimmy Carters bronze hands and this year Wendell Castle!! I have a walnut and curly maple chair in progress that is almost done..

This two-month exhibition runs January 10 – February 21, 2020.


This event is part of Escondido’s 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experiences

This uniquely creative day, comprised of many different events, includes the wondrously eclectic art galleries of Escondido’s historic downtown and as well as interactive arts, theatre, museums and historical and educational experiences all around the area… all throughout the day… for all ages. Bring the kids, enjoy a date night, or a friends afternoon out… there’s something for everyone!

Click HERE for a list of participants and more information.