Breakfast in the Lodge


Round Robin Demos – Attendees will be divided into 4 groups and each group will visit a different demo per session, seeing all four in the total 4 sessions. Session 1: 10:40am – 11:25am Session…

Dinner at Touchstone’s Pizza Oven

Dinner in Touchstone’s Dining Hall

Early Career Artist Talks

Each artist will give a 10-15 minute presentation about their work and journey, followed by Q&A. 9:00am – 9:40am (Blaney Lodge) Presentations by: Andrew Thornton & Willow Zietman 9:40am – 10:10am Break 10:10am – 10:50am…

Friday Evening Activities

Welcome! Get acquainted with Touchstone and meet fellow attendees! This casual evening includes dinner from Touchstone’s pizza oven, exploring open studios on campus, and more. View the Pop-up Student Exhibition featuring work by attendees and…

Hands-On Demonstrations

Demonstrations and hands on activities in the studios led by the program presenters.

Keynote Presentation – Erica Moody

Erica Moody – Forgings and Findings Erica will reflect on her path in her 29+ year metalcraft career, including some thoughts behind her decisions & aspirations. Her work has spanned from the larger custom metal…

Lunch in Touchstone’s Dining Hall

Opening Remarks

Saturday Evening Activities

A social evening around the bonfire full of camaraderie, shop talk, and maybe even some smithing games!

Tailgate Tool Swap & Artists Market

It’s Tailgate time! Spread out a blanket and bring your work to sell or tools to swap! Come ready to shop. All sales transactions will be the responsibility of the seller. No materials provided.

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