Educators Reception Draws Crowd for Lecture on Thomas Day

On Tuesday, around 50 educators and guests attended Carving a Place in History, an educational lecture on the life and legacy of Thomas Day. Day is one of American history’s most notable entrepreneurs and craftsmen. The lecture was given by Laurel Sneed, director of the Thomas Day Education Project and the Apprend Foundation. Sneed visited Piedmont Arts in conjunction with the exhibit Finishing History: Furniture and Other Works by A.T. Williams and Thomas A. Johnson, which features an educational exhibit on Day including two pieces of his furniture.

Read the Martinsville Bulletin's coverage of the event.


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