PGC Fine Craft Fairs

Fine Craft Fair – Summer Ludwig’s Corner, June 25-26, 2022

We are proud to add this wonderful outdoor venue in the picturesque countryside of Chester County to our line-up of Fine Craft Fairs in 2022. 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 30-31, 2022

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 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.

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Lancaster Designer Craftsmen: Artisan Fair Call for Artisans!

Applications are open from now until June 1, 2022
The 5th annual Artisan Fair produced by The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will take place on November 12 and 13, 2022 in the West Hall of the Lebanon Valley...

Yellow Breeches – Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival

June 4, 2022
Foundry Day is a juried fine art & craft show, produced by the Foundry Day Committee of the Boiling Springs Civic Association and the Yellow Breeches Chapter. It is held in the village of Boiling Springs PA on the 1st...

Haverford: Call for Artists! Now Accepting 2022 Holiday Show Applications

Applications are open from now until June 21, 2022
The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is now accepting applications for their 2022 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show! This is an indoor juried event, featuring some of the finest arts and crafts in the...

Pocono State Craft Festival 2022 – Call for Artists

August 27-28, 2022
The Pocono State Craft Festival, held August 27 - 28 is an established show with patrons coming from PA, NJ and NY. We have a loyal local following as well as a strong tourist presence from people who come to...

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)...

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 […]

Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9 – July 18-22

Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9 Dates: July 18 – 22 Times: 10 AM – 4 PM Meetings: 5 Days: Monday – Friday PCA&D Center For Creative Exploration Instructor: Susan Wheelersburg PA Guild Of Craftsmen Instructors: Kathleen Forney, Susan Burlingame, Lisa Haldeman, and Bob Antonishak […]

Upcoming Workshops

  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 1
    2022-05-21
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 2
    2022-05-22
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner  A brightly colored stained glass garden stake provides an attractive focal point for any garden, entry point to a home, or even among plantings on a deck. Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Master Artisan Dan Hayward will guide you through creating your own distinctive garden stake.  This is an ideal means Continue reading

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  • Emerald Stacking Rings
    2022-05-21
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: Beginner Celebrate May’s beautiful birthstone in this new Emerald ring workshop! Learn how to forge and texture a variety of sterling ring bands with heat and hammers. Create specialized accents with tiny granulation and water cast methods. Learn how to set these flat-topped emeralds in a tulip prong setting in sterling silver. The instructor Continue reading

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  • Gourd Carrots
    2022-05-22
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to make carrots out of gourds and wool in this new class! Students will make 6 carrots using banana gourds dyes with Artisan dye and Pitt Pen markings. The leaves of the carrot are a strip of wool that you will learn how to twirl at the end Continue reading

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  • Spring Quilted Flower Pillow
    2022-05-22
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Burd Kerchner Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to do a few easy quilt patterns to make an awesome Spring Flower Pillow.  Once you learn these you are off to make bigger and cooler blocks. All materials are included in the tuition. Materials provided include fabric, pillow insert, thread, and batting. Please note *** Students will need Continue reading

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  • Intro to Glassblowing
    2022-05-23
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner Join us for an evening introduction to glassblowing and explore the world of glass! Come knowing nothing, leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. Shot glass, bud vase, or a holiday ornament are some examples of what can be made in this fun class! No prior experience Continue reading

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  • Indigo & Shibori
    2022-05-28
    10:00 am - 4:00 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 indigo vat is reducing, they will explore bound, clamped, and sewn Shibori methods Continue reading

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  • Portuguese Knitting
    2022-05-28
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Faith Ronk Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced. Portuguese knitting is a method of knitting that uses a pin or necklace to tension your yarn. The class will include knitting and purling with the right and left hands as well as a basic basketweave scarf. Experienced knitters welcome. We will be learning with cotton and Continue reading


  • Frit Glass Pendants
    2022-05-28
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of flameworking with frit glass! Students will use crushed-up glass and implode these small pieces of glass into clear glass to make frit pendants. Everyone will make approximately 3-5 pendants and string them onto silk for a complete, ready-to-wear pendant! Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase Continue reading

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  • Fused Glass Seascape
    2022-05-28
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner Make a nautical scene in fused glass in this new workshop! Students will create an approximately 8-inch circle design which is comprised of a seascape, lighthouse, and sailboat. The design will be created by cutting glass following a pattern, however, students can create their own version of the design Continue reading

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  • Sea Turtle Pendants
    2022-05-28
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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



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