PGC Fine Craft Fairs

Watch this space for an exciting announcement about our upcoming 2024 shows. New locations and a new approach for better Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fairs.

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Chester County Craft Guild 2023 Fall Fine Craft Fair

November 4th & 5th from 10am to 4PM

Call for Artists – Applications close August 15th. Apply on EntryThingy here. Location: Chester County Art Association, 100 North Bradford Avenue, West Chester, PA 19382 This is a 2-day indoor show in beautiful West Chester. This is a juried show that welcomes...

Reading-Berks – 73rd Annual Juried Holiday Fine Art & Craft Festival

Applications are open through September
Date: November 4th & 5th, 2023 Time: 9-5 pm Saturday • 10-3 pm Sunday (new time) Location: Kutztown University, O’Pake Fieldhouse, South Campus Drive (Corner of Trexler Avenue and Baldy St.) Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530 At our 73rd Annual Holiday Fine Art & Craft Festival, you’ll...

Haverford: 2023 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show

November 11th & 12th from 10AM to 5PM both days
Location: Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center (CREC) at 9000 Parkview Drive, Haverford, PA 19041 Date: November 11 & 12, 2023 Time: 10AM to 5PM both days From 10AM to 5PM on November 11 & 12, we will be at...

Central PA Chapter- 46th Annual Winter Craft Market

46TH ANNUAL WINTER CRAFT MARKET Date: December 2, 2023 Time: 9am-6pm Location: N ittany Valley Sports Centre /177 Champion Drive State College, PA 16803 Event Infomation: ww Contact: The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Central PA Chapter is pleased to announce that the 2023 Winter Craft Market is back...

Chester County Craft Guild 2023 Holiday Fine Craft Fair

December 9th & 10th

Call for Artists – Applications close October 1st. Apply on EntryThingy here. Location: Ludwig's Corner Fire Hall, 1325 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore, PA 19343 Times:  Saturday, 10am to 4pm; Sunday, 11am to 4pm This is a 2-day indoor show in beautiful Chester county. This is a juried...

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

  • Painted Barn Quilt
     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner Create a mesmerizing painted barn quilt in this new workshop with Kathleen Forney! The finished design is on exterior 1/2 inch lightweight exterior primed  wood with exterior paint. Students will have a choice of design and colors. The finished design measures 2’x 2′. All materials are included in the Continue reading

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  • Glass Flower Pendants
     2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Make a beautiful glass flower pendant in this fun workshop! Students will use borosilicate color rods to make their flower pendants. Students will make approximately 2-3 pieces. All materials are included in the tuition. No experience is necessary. Appropriate for students aged 13 and up. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  Continue reading

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  • Introduction to Glassblowing: Christmas Ball Ornaments
     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 while learning how to make your own holiday ornaments! Come knowing nothing, leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. No prior experience is required. All materials are included in the tuition. *** Please Continue reading

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  • Glass Bead Wine Bottle Stopper
     6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of flameworking while making unique glass beads for a one-of-a-kind wine 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 wine bottle stopper. Students Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Snowflakes
     9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner During this one-day workshop, stained glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will share his techniques for creating “snowflakes” from stained glass. Dan will help you through each of the steps from selecting materials, shaping with a grinder, applying copper foil, positioning the pieces, soldering, and finishing. Participants will be able Continue reading

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  • Wood Carved Christmas Ornaments
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Barry Miller Skill Level: Beginner Join us as we carve a Christmas ornament. You will have your choice of subjects that range from a small snowman figure to Santa head. The project chosen may be determined by your carving experience. This will be a fun project you can enjoy for years to come. This Continue reading

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  • Barry Miller
    I live in Denver with wife of 30 years, Diana, and we have three adult children; Emily, Andrew and Allyson. We also have two grandchildren; Olivia and Jeremiah. I work locally for an Alarm Service provider as a Fire Alarm Designer and Systems Engineer. We enjoy camping when we have the time as well as hiking. I grew up in Lancaster County PA and graduated from Cocalico High School and then served in the United States Army for three years and the Oregon Army National Guard while in College.

  • Modular Origami Christmas Ornaments
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Amanda Church of Whimsical Folds Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of Modular Origami in this new class! Students will make their own unique Christmas ornaments out of an array of colorful paper.  All materials will be provided. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a ticket at the member discounted rate, please login here.Continue reading

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  • Amanda Church
    I have loved crafts since I was young and always enjoyed paper crafts since it is a material easy to obtain and inexpensive. Having spent many years as a Bookkeeper, crafting has always been a good way to relax and unwind. Modular Origami is my main passion as the designs that can be produced are limitless. It is a way to spread joy with paper without words.

  • Ceramic Hearts
     1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Donna Lashof Skill Level: Beginner In this creative workshop, participants will learn to roll clay slabs, cut out shapes and use various textures to create heart decorations. Each participant will create several heart pieces – a jewelry dish, a wall hanging and/or a garland. The instructor will fire the finished pieces in her studio Continue reading

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  • Make a Ceramic Feathered Winter Tree
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Make a ceramic feathered winter tree.  Trees will be made using a pattern to cut out and build clay into a pyramid tree form. Each layer can be textured with items brought in from home or provided texture tools.  Instructor will take finished trees home to dry slowly, glaze Continue reading

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  • Date Night: Glassblowing
     7:00 pm - 9:00 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. All materials are included in the Continue reading

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