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Museum for Art in Wood hosts Mira Nakashima booksigning


The Museum for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, hosts a book signing event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m June 13, with furniture designer and architect Mira Nakashima of New Hope.

Nakashima is the daughter of the late George Nakashima, one of the leading innovators of 20th-century furniture. Visitors can meet Mira and have their copy of her book, “The Nakashima Process Book,” signed.

The publication illustrates what makes Nakashima’s unique handmade furniture special, featuring original sketches, the philosophy behind George Nakashima’s masterpieces, and family history.

The event is free to the public, with registration available at

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