PGC Fine Craft Fairs

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.

Fine Craft Fair – Summer Ludwig’s Corner, June 24-25, 2023

We are thrilled to announce our second year at this outdoor venue in the picturesque countryside of Chester County. 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 29-30, 2023

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.

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Lancaster: Artisan Fair – Last Chance to Apply!

Late Applications are open from now until November 3, 2022
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Application Dates: Jul 15, 2022 - Nov 3, 2022 Application Fee: $20.00 Notification Date: Nov 3, 2022
Lancaster Designer Craftsmen – ARTISAN FAIR  – November 12-13, 2022
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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)...

Lancaster: Artisan Fair

November 12th & 13th 2022
Lancaster Designer Craftsmen Artisan Fair will be on November 12, 2022 to November 13, 2022 at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center, 80 Rocherty Rd, Lebanon PA 17402. The 5th annual Artisan Fair produced by The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen chapter of the Pennsylvania...

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 […]

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

  • Pumpkin Gourds
    2022-10-11
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jeffrey Mccombie Skill Level: Beginner Description: In this two-hour class, students will be introduced to the unique craft of gourding through the creation of a simple, but beautiful pumpkin.  To create your unique pumpkin we will focus on elements of design and color. After selecting your gourd, you will learn proper cleaning, sanding, and leveling Continue reading

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  • Frit Glass Pendants
    2022-10-11
    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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  • Glow in the Dark Shot Glass
    2022-10-13
    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 making a glow-in-the-dark shot glass! Come knowing nothing, leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. No prior experience is required. All materials are included in the tuition. About the Instructor: In life, Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Halloween: Leaves - Day 1
    2022-10-15
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Halloween: Leaves - Day 2
    2022-10-16
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Master Artisan Dan Hayward has created a number of new patterns for leaves.  Available only during the Fall, this class offers each participant the opportunity to create an artwork that is unique in look and character.  You may mix a combination of reds, oranges, and yellows representing Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Leaf Mini Garland
    2022-10-15
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Join me in making this 10-inch long mini garland! Perfect to accent a basket or bring some Fall cheer to your coffee bar. You will learn basic needle felting skills to add colorful wool to felt leaves. This class is recommended for students 16 years and older. No experience is Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-10-18
    3:00 pm - 5:00 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 Continue reading

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  • Metalsmithing Basics: Soldering, Texturizing, and Stone Setting
    2022-10-18
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this 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 soldering with an Acetylene torch, texturizing with metal stamps and planishing hammers, and stone setting. Continue reading

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  • Recycled Silver Charm Necklace
    2022-10-19
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: Beginner A great way to re-use sterling scrap and create something new for yourself. Students will learn various methods for recycling sterling metal in this new workshop. Using a torch, crucible, rolling mill, and a variety of stamping methods make yourself, or someone else a new charm necklace! Finish your piece with oxidation Continue reading

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  • Glass Swizzle Sticks
    2022-10-20
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: All Skill Levels Learn the basics of Flameworking while making a set of fun swizzle sticks for your at-home cocktails! All materials are included in the tuition. Each student will have the chance to make at least one set of 5 swizzle sticks, more if you’re a natural! Your swizzle Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2022-10-22
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Spend a morning or afternoon learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will have the chance to learn how to forge steel to form hooks and bottle openers. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. We will set up a tent if there is rain. Please wear closed-toe shoes Continue reading

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