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

  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-03-15
    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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  • Starry Night Pendants
    2023-03-16
    5:30 pm - 8:30 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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  • Rug Hooked Spring Songbird Coasters
    2023-03-18
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Juliana Kapusta Skill Level: Beginner The historic art of traditional hand-hooked rugs has been admired since colonial times. Like many forms of art, hooked rugs were made out of necessity, utilizing scraps and upcycling. By pulling up loops of cut fabric, one at a time, you can create four sweet little songbird coasters. They Continue reading

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  • Market Baskets
    2023-03-18
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Some basket weaving experience is preferred but not required This workshop will include the use of all necessary tools, mold, cane, and reed to complete a market basket ready for finishing.  It is not necessary to have basket-making experience but would be helpful.  If you have any questions please contact Continue reading

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  • Gold & Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-03-18
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Make three stacking rings in this fun workshop! Students will learn how to size, form, solder, and finish two 14 k gold-filled bands and one sterling silver band. Techniques in texturizing metal and polishing will be covered in class. Students will leave with three beautiful rings that they can wear Continue reading

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  • Metalsmithing Basics: Forming and Setting a Bezel Set Hook Bracelet
    2023-03-18
    2:00 pm - 5:00 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 Flameworker and jeweler, Jessica Keemer, will show students ways to transform sterling silver sheet metal and wire through forming and soldering to create a one-of-a-kind bezel set bracelet! Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 1
    2023-03-19
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 2
    2023-03-26
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner  A brightly colored stained glass garden stake provides an attractive focal point for any garden, entry point to a home, or even among plantings on a deck. Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Master Artisan Dan Hayward will guide you through creating your own distinctive garden stake.  This is an ideal means Continue reading

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  • Market Baskets
    2023-03-19
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Some basket weaving experience is preferred but not required This workshop will include the use of all necessary tools, mold, cane, and reed to complete a market basket ready for finishing.  It is not necessary to have basket-making experience but would be helpful.  If you have any questions please contact Continue reading

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  • Frit Glass Pendants
    2023-03-19
    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. Students 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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  • Needle Felted Bunny
    2023-03-19
    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 Bunny 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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