Peter Korn: Why We Make Things

Peter Korn: <i>Why We Make Things</i>

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Peter Korn, Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, will be on the island July 17th to discuss his memoir, Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman.   From a middle class family to an Ivy League education to Nantucket carpenter, fine furniture craftsman, to founder of a world-class school of fine furniture and design right in our backyard.  Hear about Peter’s journey and why it is so important to create things with our hands and our minds.