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

  • Fused Glass Christmas Tree Ornament
    2022-11-12
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour class, students will learn the fundamentals of working in fused glass while making Christmas tree ornaments! Kathleen will contact students to determine what color glass they want for their design. The tree ornaments vary in size from 5 to 7 inches in length. All materials are included Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Ornaments
    2022-11-13
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Express your creativity in decorating 3 felt Christmas Ornaments! If you have always wanted to individualize your projects and play with different colors of wool, this is your chance! This class is recommended for students 16 years and older. No experience is necessary.   About the Instructor: Lisa Haldeman is a Continue reading

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  • Enameling Basics on Copper & Steel
    2022-11-13
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Beginner Students will learn sifting techniques with stencils and stamps on copper and steel. After experimenting with a few samples, students will complete a necklace or pair of earrings. A $20 kit fee is due at the time of class. Materials Needed: Pencil and paper for notes and designs Stencils Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-11-15
    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 Blown Christmas Ornaments
    2022-11-15
    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


  • Make a Cardinal Wall Art Quilt
    2022-11-19
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructor: Burd Kerchner Skill Level: Beginner An Art Quilt is a creative work that is layered and stitched. In this class, students will learn how to create a 12’ x 12” Cardinal Wall Art Quilt, using small scraps for the fabric to make the bird’s body and leaves. Students will then quilt the bird after the design is complete and leave Continue reading

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  • Beginners Mosaics - Day 1
    2022-11-19
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Beginners Mosaics - Day 2
    2022-11-20
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Carol Shelkin Skill Level: Beginner This is a step-by-step comprehensive and intensive mosaic workshop for beginners with an art background or little art background. Students that would like to dive into mosaic fine art making will receive a solid foundation of new skills all in one weekend. You will complete one or two mosaic art projects, Continue reading


  • Cloisonné Enameling
    2022-11-26
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Beth deVitry Skill Level: Beginner Students will learn to create cloisonné enamels. Techniques covered will be texturing and flashing the silver, bending and attaching cloisonné wires, wet packing enamel, and final polish. Each student will have one completed project. Materials Needed:  Students should bring paper, pencil and eraser, sharpie marker, preferred magnification if needed Continue reading

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  • Glass Blown Christmas Ornaments
    2022-11-29
    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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  • Stained Glass Snowflakes
    2022-12-03
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner During this one-day workshop, stained glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will share his techniques for creating “snowflakes” from stained glass. Dan will help you through each of the steps from selecting materials, shaping with a grinder, applying copper foil, positioning the pieces, soldering, and finishing. Participants will be able Continue reading

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