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

  • Flameworking Glass Beads
    2022-05-29
    10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: All Skill Levels Come and explore the world of glass bead-making! From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be guided through a variety of techniques including how to create particular bead shapes such as round or donut shapes, cylinders, and bicones. Shop maintenance Continue reading

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  • Frit Glass Pendants
    2022-06-01
    6:00 pm - 8:30 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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  • Metalsmithing Basics: Sawing, Forming, & Roll Printing
    2022-06-02
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this evening workshop, students will learn fundamental metalsmithing techniques to help begin their journey of metalsmithing and creating bench fabricated jewelry! Local jeweler, Jessica Keemer, will show students ways to transform sheet metal through sawing and piercing designs, forming with daps and mandrels, and adding pattern through roll Continue reading

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  • Stone Set Balance Rings
    2022-06-04
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels In this 3 hour class, students will learn to create a one-of-a-kind stone set ring with two rose-cut cabochons on either side. One bezel will be handmade from scratch and the other will be pre-fabricated to fit a 6 mm stone. Various stone options will be available Continue reading

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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2022-06-07
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels During this 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 for your Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2022-06-11
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2022-06-12
    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 Blown Hanging Plant Holder
    2022-06-11
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner This workshop will involve students bringing life to their curiosity of flameworked glass art and being guided through actively creating their own one-of-a-kind holders for air plants of their choice. The process will depict decoration methods using clear and colored glass, melting and forming the vessel with a torch Continue reading

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  • Celestial Fused Glass Mosaic
    2022-06-11
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: All skill levels A blend of mosaic and fused glass techniques are used to create an approximate 12-inch crescent moon with a star in a selection of transparent glass. The finished product will be designed to hang in a window or from a ceiling. All materials are included in the Continue reading

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  • Pearl Ink Gourds with Danish Cord Rim
    2022-06-12
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to apply Pearl Alcohol Inks to a Gourd to create your own beautiful, colorful bowl! Learn different ways to apply Alcohol Inks to create a beautiful effect. Finish the bowl by sewing on a rim of black Danish Cord. Use one of mother nature’s creations and turn it into Continue reading

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  • Date Night: Glassblowing
    2022-06-14
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner Join us for this new and fun date night class! In this workshop, two individuals will get the opportunity to explore the glass medium together. Come knowing nothing, leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. Shot glass, bud vase, or a holiday ornament are some examples of Continue reading

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