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

  • Stained Glass Halloween – Spider Webs! - Day 1
    2022-10-22
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Halloween – Spider Webs! - Day 2
    2022-10-23
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Stained Glass Halloween Special Opportunity – Spider Webs! Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Class description: Master Artisan Dan Hayward has created a number of patterns for stained glass Spider Webs.  Available only during October, this class offers each participant the opportunity to create an artwork that is unique in look and character.  Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2022-10-22
    1:00 pm - 5:00 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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  • Glass Blown Christmas Ornaments
    2022-10-25
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner In this two-hour class, students will have the opportunity to make an ornament all on their own! Students will learn the basics of color application and blowing after witnessing the instructor do a demonstration. All materials are included in the tuition. About the Instructor: In life, the recycling of Continue reading

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  • Stone Set Wrap Rings
    2022-10-27
    6:00 pm - 8:30 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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  • Fused Glass Patch Plate
    2022-10-28
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner In this class, Kathleen Forney, Fused Glass Artist will review the fundamentals of Fused Glass. Students will learn techniques for cutting glass and incorporating that glass into a pattern of their design on a palette of clear glass.  The piece will be taken to Kathleen’s studio and fired twice in the Continue reading

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  • Pysanky Eggs
    2022-10-29
    9:45 am - 11:45 am

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner In this two-hour class, students will have the opportunity to learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian Easter eggs. Dyes, beeswax, and a stylus are used to decorate the eggs with traditional Ukrainian designs. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a Continue reading

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  • A Bit of Blue: Indigo Dyeing
    2022-10-29
    9:45 am - 11:45 am

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Join us for indigo dyeing during the “blue” hours! In this class, we will create a synthetic indigo vat and use some simple resists to dye a pair of bamboo socks and a cotton knit circle (infinity) scarf. When you’re ready to dye you will see the wonder of Continue reading

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  • Plaster Plaques with Flowers & Herbs
    2022-10-30
    8:45 am - 10:45 am

Instructor: Donna Lashof Skill Level: Beginner Create a plaster plaque impression of your favorite flower, leaf, or herb. Bring your own plant material or choose from some brought by the instructor. Create one large (about 5¾” round) or 2-3 small (about 3” round) plaques, with a wall hanger. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Continue reading


  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-11-01
    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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  • Glass Icicles
    2022-11-01
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill level: Beginner Learn how to make lovely glass icicle ornaments in this fun class! Students will learn the basics of working with Borosilicate and Frit glass while creating their own unique icicles. About the Instructor: Jessica Keemer Jessica is an award-winning artist who is also a Master Artisan of the Guild. She Continue reading

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