PGC Fine Craft Fairs

Fine Craft Fair – Fall Rittenhouse Square, October 7-9, 2022

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 – 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.

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Lancaster: Artisan Fair – Last Chance to Apply!

Late Applications are open from now until November 3, 2022
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Application Dates: Jul 15, 2022 - Nov 3, 2022 Application Fee: $20.00 Notification Date: Nov 3, 2022
Lancaster Designer Craftsmen – ARTISAN FAIR  – November 12-13, 2022
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Haverford: 2022 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show

November 12-13 from 10AM to 5PM
The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen are excited to announce our 2022 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show! From 10AM to 5PM On November 12th & 13th, we will be at the Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center (CREC)...

Lancaster: Artisan Fair

November 12th & 13th 2022
Lancaster Designer Craftsmen Artisan Fair will be on November 12, 2022 to November 13, 2022 at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center, 80 Rocherty Rd, Lebanon PA 17402. The 5th annual Artisan Fair produced by The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen chapter of the Pennsylvania...

Upcoming Guild Events

Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9 – August 1-5

Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9 Dates: August 1 – 5 Times: 10 AM – 4 PM Meetings: 5 Days: Monday – Friday PCA&D Center For Creative Exploration Instructor: Susan Wheelersburg PA Guild Of Craftsmen Instructors: Lisa Haldeman, Michael Peluso, Bob Antonishak, Kathleen Forney, And […]

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

  • Intro to Chasing & Repousse - Day 1
    2022-10-01
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Intro to Chasing & Repousse - Day 2
    2022-10-02
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Seth Carlson Skill Level: All Chasing and repousse is a technique used to create a shallow relief or pattern on a flat piece of metal. This technique spans millennia and has been utilized by several cultures worldwide. The basic chasing and repousse class will offer an introduction to the tools, techniques, and history of Continue reading

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  • Fanciful Fraktur Birds
    2022-10-01
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor:   Emily Smucker-Beidler Skill Level: Beginner Where did Fraktur artists find their inspiration for the fanciful birds we see in their art of the 1700’s? In this workshop, participants will learn what birds were prevalent here in southeastern Pennsylvania and find connections through Fraktur images. Learn where the polka-dot, checkerboard and various striped patterns came Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Harvest Mouse
    2022-10-01
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Join local Fiber Artist and Instructor, Lisa Haldeman to make a cute little Needle Felted Harvest Mouse that you can display year after year. No Experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Students must be at least 16 years old to participate. About the Instructor: Lisa Haldeman is a Continue reading

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  • Nantucket Baskets
    2022-10-02
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Nantucket Baskets
    2022-10-09
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Some basket weaving experience preferred but not required This workshop will include the use of all necessary tools, mold, cane, and reed to complete a Nantucket basket ready for finishing.  The mold size will be between 3 and 5 inches with a solid cherry rim and base.  It is not Continue reading

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  • Nantucket Baskets
    2022-10-02
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Nantucket Baskets
    2022-10-09
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Some basket weaving experience preferred but not required This workshop will include the use of all necessary tools, mold, cane, and reed to complete a Nantucket basket ready for finishing.  The mold size will be between 3 and 5 inches with a solid cherry rim and base.  It is not Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-10-04
    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 Continue reading

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  • Glass Bead Bottle Stopper
    2022-10-04
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of flameworking while making unique glass beads for a one-of-a-kind bottle stopper! Jeweler and flameworker, Jessica Keemer, will teach students the basics of making beads with borosilicate glass, color frit, and color rods. Each student will leave the class with a beautiful bottle stopper. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  [insert Continue reading

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  • Keum Boo Earrings
    2022-10-06
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: Beginner Join us in this new workshop learning Keum boo, an ancient Korean metalsmithing technique combining 24kt gold to silver. Students will create shapes in sterling silver and learn the steps to prepare the metal for applying gold foil. Cutting sterling sheet, reticulation and oxidation will be demonstrated. There is also an option to Continue reading

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  • Organic Indigo & Shibori
    2022-10-08
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Learn the basics of Indigo dyeing and Shibori, an ancient Japanese resist technique on cloth. In the morning students will help make an organic indigo vat using local honey and a synthetic indigo vat. While the vats are reducing, they will explore bound, clamped, and sewn Shibori methods on Continue reading

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  • Eucalyptus Magic
    2022-10-10
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Join us to naturally dye a one-of-a-kind scarf.  We’ll use fresh eucalyptus leaves to create a unique pattern on a silk scarf. Through the magic of eco-dyeing, the leaves impart their color to the cloth. In the morning session, you’ll put your scarf together, place them in the dye Continue reading

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