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

  • Needle Felted Hedgehogs
    2022-11-05
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to make this cute hedgehog out of wool and felt in this fun two-hour class! Local fiber artist and instructor Lisa Haldeman will walk you through this fun and easy craft step by step. This class is recommended for students 16 years and older. No experience is Continue reading

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  • Intro to Gouache
    2022-11-05
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Olivia Griffie Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to paint with Gouache in this fun new class! This workshop will be a general overview and introduction to the gouache medium. We will cover common gouache techniques and examples of master’s works. We will also create several paintings using learned techniques. Students should bring their own Continue reading


  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2022-11-06
    8:00 am - 12:00 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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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2022-11-06
    10:00 am - 1:00 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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  • Pysanky: Acid Etching
    2022-11-06
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Domal Skill Level: Beginner Join us for this new workshop! Students will learn how to acid etch designs onto egg shells to create beautiful Pysanky eggs. We will discuss and use acid etching using beeswax resist on a natural eggshell using gentle household acids on white and colored chicken shells to achieve texture and Continue reading


  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2022-11-06
    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 Icicles
    2022-11-08
    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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  • Glass Blown Christmas Pickle
    2022-11-08
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner In this two-hour class, students will have the opportunity to make a pickle 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 Continue reading

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  • Ceramic Angels and Stars
    2022-11-12
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Donna Lashof Skill Level: Beginner In this creative workshop, students will learn to roll clay slabs, cut out shapes, and put them together in interesting ways to make holiday ornaments. The focus will be on angels and stars, but other shapes will also be available. Students will be able to create 2-3 unglazed ornaments. The instructor will fire Continue reading

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  • Pear Gourds
    2022-11-12
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Jeffrey Mccombie Skill Level: Beginner Description: In this two-hour class, students will be introduced to the unique craft of gourding through the creation of a simple, but beautiful pear.  To create your unique pear we will focus on elements of design and color. After selecting your gourd, you will learn proper cleaning, sanding, and leveling Continue reading

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