PGC Fine Craft Fairs

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.

Fine Craft Fair – Fall Rittenhouse Square, October 13-15, 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

Reading-Berks: 2023 Spring Craft Show

Save the Date: Saturday, May 6th 2023
Location: Renninger’s Farmer’s MarketOutside under the Pavilion740 Noble Street, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530Time: 9am to 3pmJoin us rain or shine to shop from Juried Artisans! Free entry. To either apply as an artisan or for more information,...

Yellow Breeches: The 35th Annual Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival – June 3, 2023

Now Accepting Applications through March 1
Date: June 3, 2023The 35th Annual Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival, held in Boiling Springs, PA (Cumberland County) is seeking craftsmen applications for its popular one day show...

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

  • Fused Glass Heart Bowl or Suncatcher
    2023-02-18
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner Learn the fundamentals of working in fused glass while creating a heart bowl or suncatcher in this fun class! Students will learn techniques for cutting glass and incorporating that glass into a pattern of their design and in the color of their choice. The piece will be taken to Kathleen’s Continue reading

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  • Starry Night Pendants
    2023-02-19
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn and actively participate in the experience of creating your own unique Starry Night pendant through flameworking. Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple Starry Night pendants utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and shaping Continue reading

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  • Stone Set Wrap Rings
    2023-02-20
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this workshop, students will design their own wrap-style ring using sterling sheet metal. We will explore different texturing methods using the rolling mill and various hammers. Learn how to form, solder, and stone set an adjustable ring band in this fun class! All materials are included in the tuition. About Continue reading

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  • Frit Glass Pendants
    2023-02-25
    10:30 am - 1:00 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! Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a ticket at the member discounted rate, please login here. Continue reading

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  • Glass Swizzle Sticks
    2023-02-25
    2:00 pm - 4:30 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 Glassblowing: Make a Bud Vase
    2023-03-02
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner Join us for this fun new Flameworking workshop! Come knowing nothing, and leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. Make your own bud vase and proudly display your Spring blooms! No prior experience is required. All materials are included in the tuition. About the Instructor: In life, Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2023-03-04
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2023-03-05
    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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  • Sea Turtle Pendants
    2023-03-04
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn and actively participate in the experience of creating your own unique sculptural pendants through flameworking. Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple sea turtle pendants utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and shaping solid Continue reading

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  • Introduction to Flameworking Glass
    2023-03-05
    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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  • Cloisonné Enameling - Day 1
    2023-03-11
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Cloisonné Enameling - Day 2
    2023-03-12
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Beginner Learn to make beautiful transparent Cloisonné jewelry. Students will create enamel jewelry using champlevé, cloisonné, and guilloche techniques, layering powdered glass and firing in a kiln. Skills learned will be sawing, fusing, filing, heat flashing silver with a torch, wire bending, wet packing, and sifting enamel. Beginner level is Continue reading

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