PGC Fine Craft Fairs

We are excited to announce that the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (PGC), in conjunction with our sister organization, Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen (PDC), is rebooting the way we do fine craft fairs. For more information, click here.

Fine Craft Fair – 2024 Summer Fine Craft Fair at the Foundry 48

For our Summer Fine Craft Fair, we move into the beautiful, climate-controlled, easy-to-access Foundry 48 Event Center in Lititz, PA. Located in beautiful Lancaster County and situated just off PA Rt. 501 N, this event will draw customers from Lancaster, Lititz, Reading, Chester, and regional cities such as Philadelphia & Baltimore.

Fine Craft Fair – Fall Fine Craft Fair at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Known locally as the “Oaks Expo,” this convention and exhibition center in Oaks, PA, is located in the center of suburban Philadelphia, attracting locals from Montgomery County and Chester County, PA, as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. The Fine Craft Fair is open to artists from across the country working in both Fine Art...

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Call for Artists – Haverford 2024 Spring Art & Fine Craft Show

Rollying Jury Application Deadline: April 20th
The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is now accepting applications for their 2024 Spring Art & Fine Craft Show! This is an indoor juried event, featuring some of the finest arts and crafts in the Philadelphia area. HGC Fine Art & Craft Shows attract visitors...

Reading-Berks – Spring Fine Art & Craft Festival Saturday, May 4, 2024

Application Deadline: April 15th

Time: 9 AM to 3 PM Location: Renninger’s Farmer’s Market, Outside under the Pavilion 740 Noble Street Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530 Download an Application Here There is no application fee. Applications are open till April 15th. For more information, visit the website here: https://rbcrafts.org/festivals/first-saturdays/ We’re gearing up...

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 […]

Fine Craft as a Business – Your Craft Show Experience: From Application to Exhibition to “I DID IT!” – February 24

  Fine Craft as a Business – Your Craft Show Experience: From Application to Exhibition to “I DID IT!” Location: PA Guild of Craftsmen (PGC), 335 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA, 2nd Floor  (In person and via Zoom). Our PGC has created two brand new Fine Craft Fairs for 2024.  The changes we made make […]

Smithsonian Craft Show & Renwick Gallery Bus Trip – May 2

Join us for a Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Coach Trip to Washington, DC on May 2 to visit the Smithsonian Craft Show and Renwick Gallery! May 2, 2024 Round trip coach to the Smithsonian Crafts Show and the Renwick GalleryFee – $90.00. The fee does not include entry fees or lunch. Schedule:8:00 am Depart PA […]

Upcoming Workshops

  • Introduction to Blacksmithing: Pre-College Classes Grades 10-12
     2024-03-02
     8:00 am - 10:00 am

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Unlock the ancient art of blacksmithing in this engaging and hands-on workshop designed specifically for high school students. This introductory course provides a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of metalworking, where they will learn the fundamental skills of forging, shaping, and creating functional items using traditional Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Introduction to Blacksmithing
     2024-03-02
     8:00 am - 10:00 am

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner This introductory course provides a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of metalworking, where they will learn the fundamental skills of forging, shaping, and creating functional items using traditional blacksmithing techniques. Students will learn how to forge S-hooks, plant hangers, keychains, or a fireplace poker. We will Continue reading


  • Turn a Pen: Pre-College Grades 9-12
     2024-03-02
     9:30 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn to turn a pen using a lathe in this two-hour workshop! Students will choose an interesting wooden blank and a pen kit to complete a unique and functional pen.  Students will learn to safely use a lathe and roughing gouge to shape the wood blank for the pen Continue reading

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  • Feathers, Wings, & Swirls: Introduction to Underglaze Enamels & Gold Accents
     2024-03-02
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Beginner In this new workshop, students will learn to apply enamels using underglaze paints, vitreous enamel, and  gold ink to create beautiful enameled jewelry! Methods taught will be application (sifting, wet packing and painting), firing and finishing enamel. Students will finish at least one complete piece of jewelry in this Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Turn a Pen
     2024-03-02
     9:30 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn to turn a pen using a lathe in this two-hour workshop! Students will choose an interesting wooden blank and a pen kit to complete a unique and functional pen.  Students will learn to safely use a lathe and roughing gouge to shape the wood blank for the pen Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Introduction to Blacksmithing: Pre-College Classes Grades 10-12
     2024-03-02
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Unlock the ancient art of blacksmithing in this engaging and hands-on workshop designed specifically for high school students. This introductory course provides a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of metalworking, where they will learn the fundamental skills of forging, shaping, and creating functional items using traditional Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Introduction to Blacksmithing
     2024-03-02
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner This introductory course provides a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of metalworking, where they will learn the fundamental skills of forging, shaping, and creating functional items using traditional blacksmithing techniques. Students will learn how to forge S-hooks, plant hangers, keychains, or a fireplace poker. We will Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Turn a Pen: Pre-College Grades 9-12
     2024-03-02
     12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn to turn a pen using a lathe in this two-hour workshop! Students will choose an interesting wooden blank and a pen kit to complete a unique and functional pen.  Students will learn to safely use a lathe and roughing gouge to shape the wood blank for the pen Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Turn a Pen
     2024-03-02
     12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn to turn a pen using a lathe in this two-hour workshop! Students will choose an interesting wooden blank and a pen kit to complete a unique and functional pen.  Students will learn to safely use a lathe and roughing gouge to shape the wood blank for the pen Continue reading

Workshop Teachers


  • Introduction to Blacksmithing: Pre-College Classes Grades 10-12
     2024-03-02
     1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Unlock the ancient art of blacksmithing in this engaging and hands-on workshop designed specifically for high school students. This introductory course provides a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of metalworking, where they will learn the fundamental skills of forging, shaping, and creating functional items using traditional Continue reading

Workshop Teachers



Fine Craft As A Business