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

  • Make Your Own Ceramic Mug
    2023-04-02
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Hand-build your own ceramic mug in this 3-hour class! Students will learn how to roll out clay, imprint with texture, and build a mug. You will pick a finish glaze from provided samples. Mugs will dry slowly and be kiln-fired and glazed by the instructor. The mugs will be Continue reading

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  • Pysanky Eggs
    2023-04-07
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian Easter eggs, in this fun class! Dyes, beeswax, and a stylus are used to decorate the eggs with traditional Ukrainian designs. Students will have an array of colors to choose from for their eggs. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Continue reading

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  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 1
    2023-04-08
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 2
    2023-04-22
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 3
    2023-04-23
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Intermediate – Participants should have completed several stained glass projects (e.g., panels, butterflies, snowflakes) and be familiar with the basic cutting, breaking, foiling, and soldering skills. Stained Glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will help participants develop the skills and confidence to design and create stained glass art which represents your Continue reading

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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-04-08
    1:00 pm - 4:00 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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  • Stained Glass Flowers
    2023-04-16
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: All During this workshop, stained glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will share his techniques for creating brightly colored flowers from stained glass. Based on the process used in Dan’s popular Snowflake classes, he will help you through each of the steps from selecting materials, shaping with a grinder, applying copper foil, Continue reading

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  • Woodturning Adventure: Turn a Pen and a Birdhouse Ornament
    2023-04-16
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner Learn the basics of woodturning in this fun class! In the morning, students will turn a wooden blank and use a pen kit to create a unique and functional pen.  After a break for lunch, students will choose from several interesting wooden blanks and make a bird’s nest and roof into Continue reading

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  • Flameworked Glass Garden Stakes
    2023-04-16
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Make a set of flameworked glass garden stakes in this new class! Students will learn the basics of flameworking while creating beautiful and unique garden stakes to display year-round! No experience is necessary. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a ticket at Continue reading

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  • Gold & Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-04-17
    3:00 pm - 5:30 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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  • Indigo Dye Lab for Earth Day
    2023-04-20
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Carol Reed Skill Level: Beginner Indigo Dye Lab for Earth Day Upcycle with indigo any textiles, old or new that need a boost. Refresh clothing, household textiles, or whatever strikes your fancy! The instructor will lead you through creating a synthetic indigo vat and provide tools to create resist patterns on your textiles.  Each Continue reading

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  • Cloisonné Enameling - Day 1
    2023-04-22
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Cloisonné Enameling - Day 2
    2023-04-23
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Beginner Learn to make beautiful transparent Cloisonné jewelry. Students will create enamel jewelry using champlevé, cloisonné, and guilloche techniques, layering powdered glass and firing in a kiln. Skills learned will be sawing, fusing, filing, heat flashing silver with a torch, wire bending, wet packing, and sifting enamel. Beginner level is Continue reading

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