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

  • 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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  • Glass Plant Stakes
    2023-03-19
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: All Skill Levels Learn the basics of Flameworking while making a set of glass plant stakes for your garden or your potted plants! All materials are included in the tuition. Each student will have the chance to make at least one set of 5 glass plant stakes, more if you’re Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-03-25
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Spend a morning learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will learn the basics of forging steel to form hooks and a fireplace poker. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. We will set up a tent if there is rain. Please wear closed-toe shoes and no loose clothing. Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-03-25
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Spend an afternoon learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will learn the basics of forging steel to form hooks and a fireplace poker. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. We will set up a tent if there is rain. Please wear closed-toe shoes and no loose clothing. Continue reading

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  • Bezel Set Rings
    2023-03-25
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels welcome In this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to fabricate their own bezel settings to create a one of a kind ring! Stone choices will include rose cut tourmaline, turquoise, kyanite, quartz drusy, and more. Students will have the option to texturize their pendants with Continue reading

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  • Kyanite Pendant
    2023-03-25
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels Learn how to fabricate, solder, and polish a one-of-a-kind Kyanite pendant in sterling silver in this new class! Students will choose from a selection of rose-cut oval Kyanite stones for their piece. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-03-26
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Spend a morning learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will learn the basics of forging steel to form hooks and a fireplace poker. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. We will set up a tent if there is rain. Please wear closed-toe shoes and no loose clothing. Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-03-26
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Nicholas Tucci Skill Level: Beginner Spend an afternoon learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will learn the basics of forging steel to form hooks and a fireplace poker. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. We will set up a tent if there is rain. Please wear closed-toe shoes and no loose clothing. Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Butterflies
    2023-04-01
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Master Artisan Dan Hayward Skill Level: Intermediate – This class builds on glass cutting and soldering skills learned in a Beginner Stained Glass or its equivalent.  Not recommended for someone with no prior stained glass experience During this one-day workshop, PGC Master Artisan Dan Hayward will lead participants through the process of making 3-D butterflies.  Continue reading

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  • Chasing a Copper Bowl - Day 1
    2023-04-01
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Chasing a Copper Bowl - Day 2
    2023-04-02
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Seth Carlson Skill Level: Intermediate This intermediate chasing and repousse class explores the techniques used to create a shallow relief or pattern on a curved surface. Students will learn how to create depth and illusion through the manipulation of light and shadow on a copper bowl of 6-inch diameter. Class objectives include the exploration of Continue reading

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