PGC Fine Craft Fairs

We are excited to announce that the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (PGC), in conjunction with our sister organization, Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen (PDC), is rebooting the way we do fine craft fairs. For more information, click here.

Fine Craft Fair – 2024 Summer Fine Craft Fair at the Foundry 48

For our Summer Fine Craft Fair, we move into the beautiful, climate-controlled, easy-to-access Foundry 48 Event Center in Lititz, PA. Located in beautiful Lancaster County and situated just off PA Rt. 501 N, this event will draw customers from Lancaster, Lititz, Reading, Chester, and regional cities such as Philadelphia & Baltimore.

Fine Craft Fair – Fall Fine Craft Fair at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Known locally as the “Oaks Expo,” this convention and exhibition center in Oaks, PA, is located in the center of suburban Philadelphia, attracting locals from Montgomery County and Chester County, PA, as well as New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. The Fine Craft Fair is open to artists from across the country working in both Fine Art...

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

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...

Susquehanna Valley Chapter – SVC Mall Holiday Shop

4th Annual SVC Mall HOLIDAY Shop
Date: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Black Friday through Christmas Eve Times: Mall Hours (check ) Location: One Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts for yourself and loved ones from local artisans! The storefront will be open during...

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

  • 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.

  • Mini Ornaments
     9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner/All Come create these small swirling ornaments. During class, you learn the different t methods of applying alcohol ink. Then you will create a glass-like finish A handout will be given of where to find/buy all the necessary materials to make more for family and friends. What a great way Continue reading

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  • Wooly Trees
     2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner/All Using felted wool fabric, learn to spin branches to create a wooly tree. Everything will be provided for the class. Students can have their choice of tree size. Students should be able to finish the 5 and 7-row trees. They will have the material to complete larger trees at Continue reading

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  • Frosty Snowman
     12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner/All Make some “magic” as you build Frosty by using two gourds and a top hat. Students will receive cut and clean gourds. Add orange dye for the nose and white paint for the head, decorate the top hat, and Frosty is ready to assemble. To guarantee that Frosty will Continue reading

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  • 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. Become a member of the Guild and save 10% on every workshop! View our membership options 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.

  • Silver Stacking Rings
     5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Kelly Tucci Skill Level: All skill levels In this hands-on workshop, participants will master the art of crafting a beautiful set of sterling silver stacking rings from start to finish. You’ll gain expertise in sizing, fabrication, soldering, and perfecting the final touches on your rings. Additionally, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to incorporate a Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Moravian Stars
     9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner  During this one-day workshop, Stained glass Master Artisan, Dan Hayward presents his latest offering: 12-point “Moravian Star” ornaments.  This is a 3-D project which has a long tradition. There are several forms of this star, and this one is characterized by an airy, open look with 12 points. It 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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  • Santa's Workshop: Gold & Silver Jewelry
     10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Tis the season to make handmade gifts for your loved ones! Join Jessica Keemer for this new workshop making custom silver jewelry pieces to give as gifts or adorn yourself for your upcoming holiday parties and family gatherings.  Students will have the option to make a set of three Continue reading

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