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Appearances & Publications

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Prior Appearances & Demonstrations
Prior Appearances

Date

Event

Location

June 7, 2008

Herb, Garden & Craft Festival

Duke Homestead
NC Historic Site
DURHAM, NC

Junt 14, 2008

Forever Free
Juneteenth Celebration

Historic Stagville
NC Historic Site
DURHAM, NC

June 19, 2008

African-American Heritage Day

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
NC State Historic Site
SEDALIA, NC

June 29, 2008

Tea with Jerome Bias
Woodworking Demonstration

Tillery Resettlement Community
TILLERY, NC

May 20, 2009

Demonstration of 18th Century Woodcraft Techniques

Horace Williams House
CHAPEL HILL, NC

June 27, 2009

Uncovering the Hidden History of Thomas Day

Yanceyville Courthouse
YANCEYVILLE, NC

for more information click here

August 9, 2009

EMERGENCE OF A CRAFTSMAN: One African American Artisan's Journey into 18th Century Woodworking - A TEN YEAR RETROSPECTIVE

Gallery Exhibit
see press release here

Horace Williams House
CHAPEL HILL, NC

January 2010 - May 2011

Assistant Teacher
with Roy Underhill & Assoc.

The Woodwright's School
PITTSBORO, NC

January 29, 2011

10th Annual African-American Cultural Celebration

NC Museum of History
RALEIGH, NC

Televised Appearances

The Woodwright's Shop with Roy Underhill #3011

The following excerpt is from the UNC-TV production of The Woodwright's Shop with Roy Underhill, episode #3011 -Thomas Day Furniture Maker, which aired on January 22, 2011.



Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCTrtH008Sg
Video excerpt used with permission from Roy Underhill of The Woodwright's Shop and UNC TV.

Smart Start Kids #65

The following excerpt is from the WRAL-TV production of Smart Start Kids, episode #65, which aired on July 19, 2008.


Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HczagNl_w4o
Video excerpt used with permission from Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. (Raleigh, NC).



Publications

Popular Woodworking Magazine
"Art & Mysteries: Thomas Day"
by Jerome Bias

Thomas Day, a free black master cabinet maker from North Carolina, worked during the time of slavery and owned the largest cabinet shop in the state. Today, his pieces provide insight into the man whose furniture was the envy of elite society.

Read this article in the April 2010 Issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine
or view online by clicking here.