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

  • 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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  • Metals & Enameling Open Studio
     12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Intermediate This class is intended as an extension to Cloisonné Enameling or one of our jewelry classes. Students will have an opportunity to complete a project started in class or to experiment with their new techniques. Materials Needed: Anything needed to complete your unfinished project. Please note *** A materials Continue reading

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  • Create Your Own Naturally Dyed Yarn
     6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Hand dye 2 skeins of worsted or bulky weight yarn (15% alpaca, 85% wool). We will create 2 colors: blue using a synthetic indigo vat and golden yellow with locally grown marigolds. Each skein is 100 grams and about 140 yards for worsted weight and 92 yards for bulky Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
     6:00 pm - 8:00 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 piece Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
     9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
     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 cutting and breaking Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Open Studio
     9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Stained Glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward Skill Level: Participants should have completed at least one beginner stained glass panel project (may be with any instructor/venue) and have a desire to improve skills or take on more complex projects. Description: The Stained Glass Open Studio is open to anyone who has worked in glass, who Continue reading

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  • Wood Carved Pumpkins
     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Barry Miller Skill Level: Beginner Join us as we carve some pumpkins with some character!  We will be carving a pumpkin out of some basswood that will bring a smile to the fall season. This project can be modified to any skill level so all are welcome to join in. All materials will be 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.

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

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Join us to naturally dye a one-of-a-kind scarf.  We’ll use local 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 Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Pumpkins
     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 Pumpkin 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 local, Continue reading

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  • Stone Set Roll Printed Earrings
     6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this class, students will make two sets of sterling silver earrings using a Durston Rolling Mill to create a pattern and texture on the surface of the metal. Students will have the option to set 6 mm stones on one pair of earrings. Tips on fabrication, soldering, and Continue reading

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