PGC Fine Craft Fairs

Fine Craft Fair – Spring Rittenhouse Square, May 12-14, 2023

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen showcases American-made Fine Craft in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square. It is a thriving, walkable area of the city, alive with restaurants, offices, high-income residents, businesses, museums, and universities. This highly attended show draws customers from Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Show attendance also benefits from being in a high tourist attended area of the city.

Fine Craft Fair – Summer Ludwig’s Corner, June 24-25, 2023

We are thrilled to announce our second year at this outdoor venue in the picturesque countryside of Chester County. This easy-to-access location, just 5 miles from the PA Turnpike Downingtown exit offers a serene setting for our 100+ artists and ample parking for our guests. This event draws from the City of Philadelphia and its affluent suburbs, and the rapidly growing southeastern PA area. Patrons should plan to spend the day shopping for cutting-edge, contemporary fine craft including jewelry, functional and decorative pottery, men’s and women’s wearables, and upscale home furnishings while enjoying a myriad of options from our food truck court.

Fine Craft Fair – Summer Chase Center on the Riverfront, July 29-30, 2023

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen showcases American-made Fine Craft in the beautiful, climate-controlled, easy-to-access, Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE. This highly attended show draws customers from Wilmington, Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, and Maryland.

Fine Craft Fair – Fall Rittenhouse Square, October 13-15, 2023

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen showcases American-made Fine Craft in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square. It is a thriving, walkable area of the city, alive with restaurants, offices, high-income residents, businesses, museums, and universities. This highly attended show draws customers from Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Show attendance also benefits from being in a high tourist attended area of the city.

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Reading-Berks: 2023 Spring Craft Show

Save the Date: Saturday, May 6th 2023
Location: Renninger’s Farmer’s MarketOutside under the Pavilion740 Noble Street, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530Time: 9am to 3pmJoin us rain or shine to shop from Juried Artisans! Free entry. To either apply as an artisan or for more information,...

Yellow Breeches: The 35th Annual Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival – June 3, 2023

Now Accepting Applications through March 1
Date: June 3, 2023The 35th Annual Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival, held in Boiling Springs, PA (Cumberland County) is seeking craftsmen applications for its popular one day show...

Upcoming Guild Events

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s Guild Store – First Fridays

Every First Friday, the PA Guild of Craftsmen highlights some of the best art and fine craft our state has to offer. Located on the popular “300 Block of N. Queen St,” our Guild Store represents over 125 member artists from Lancaster County, PA, and beyond. Stop in and see what’s new, check out our […]

Upcoming Workshops

  • Leather Clutch - Online Workshop
    2022-11-10 - 2023-12-31
    12:20 pm - 11:55 pm

Instructor: Lisa Ditty Skill Level: Beginner “Make Me Mine” Leather Clutch Workshop – Online Class – Ongoing LPDstudios has teamed up with the PA Guild of Craftsmen and is now offering its first “Make Me Mine” Leather Clutch Workshop as an online class.  Now you can create this beautiful leather clutch in your own home.  Continue reading

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  • Date Night: Glassblowing
    2023-02-07
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner Join us for this fun date night class! Come knowing nothing, and leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. Shot glass and a bud vase are some examples of what can be made in this workshop. No prior experience is required. About the Instructor: In life, the Continue reading

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  • Bezel Set Layered Turquoise Pendants
    2023-02-08
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to fabricate, solder, and polish their own bezel set pendants with a unique turquoise stone. An array of natural turquoise will be available for students to choose from. All pendants will be made out of sterling silver with a custom bezel Continue reading

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  • Lost Wax Casting - Day 2
    2023-02-10
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Casting - Day 4
    2023-02-24
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Casting - Day 3
    2023-02-17
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Casting - Day 5
    2023-03-03
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Hattie Wesleyk Skill Level: All Come learn the wonders of the ancient technique of Lost Wax Casting. Students will carve a ring from wax adding their own unique design and texture. From there you will learn how to cast your wax ring into solid sterling silver. Techniques include wax carving, sprueing wax tree, investing, Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2023-02-10
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two-hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make several pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. The first piece Continue reading

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  • Botanical Jewelry in Precious Metal Clay - Day 1
    2023-02-11
    11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Botanical Jewelry in Precious Metal Clay - Day 2
    2023-02-18
    11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Instructor: Hattie Wesleyk Skill Level: All Come explore the art of precious metal clay and create your own silver jewelry inspired by botanical finds. In this two-part series, you’ll press flowers and leaves into metal clay, which will then be kiln-fired to create 99.9% pure silver jewelry. Each student will leave with their own custom-designed Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2023-02-12
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2023-02-18
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of making stained glass! PA Guild of Craftsman Master Artisan Dan Hayward will introduce participants to the tools and techniques to create works in stained glass using the copper foil method.  The class begins with a safety overview and an introduction to the tools used.  Everyone will practice Continue reading

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  • Glass Heart Pendants
    2023-02-12
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn and actively participate in the experience of creating your own unique heart pendant through flameworking. Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple heart pendants utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and shaping solid glass Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2023-02-15
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two-hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make several pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. The first piece Continue reading

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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-02-15
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels In this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to size, fabricate, solder, and finish a complete set of sterling silver stacking rings! Students will also have the option to bezel set a gemstone for one of their stacking rings and patterned or plain wire will be provided Continue reading

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