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

  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-05-06
    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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  • Glass Wave Meditation Stone
    2023-05-06
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn and actively participate in the experience of creating your own unique wave mediation stones through flameworking! Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple glass wave meditation stones utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and Continue reading

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  • Intro to Blacksmithing
    2023-05-07
    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
    2023-05-07
    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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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2023-05-07
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels In 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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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2023-05-13
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2023-05-14
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of making stained glass! PA Guild of Craftsman Master Artisan Dan Hayward will introduce participants to the tools and techniques to create works in stained glass using the copper foil method.  The class begins with a safety overview and an introduction to the tools used.  Everyone will practice Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Goldfish
    2023-05-13
    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 Goldfish 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 Suncatchers
    2023-05-13
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to create your own glass suncatchers through flameworking in this new class! Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple glass suncatchers utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and shaping solid glass into a Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Open-Topped Box
    2023-05-20
    9:00 am - 4:00 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. The objective of this workshop is to create a structure with sides, bottom, and no top.  The finished product may be a candle holder, Continue reading

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  • Starry Night Pendants
    2023-05-20
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Phil Hackman Skill Level: Beginner Learn and actively participate in the experience of creating your own unique Starry Night pendant through flameworking. Students in this workshop will be guided through the process of forming multiple Starry Night pendants utilizing an interesting color palette and design options. The movement and nature of melting and shaping Continue reading

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