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

  • 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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  • Glass on Glass Mosaics - Day 1
    2023-05-21
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Glass on Glass Mosaics - Day 2
    2023-06-11
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: All levels – No prior glass experience required Description: During this workshop stained glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will launch you into the wide world of mosaics, focusing on the glass-on-glass form. The format of the workshop is unique in that includes a combination of in-person instruction and assistance, work-at-home time, and in-person Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2023-06-03
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2023-06-04
    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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  • Intro to Sculpture - Day 1
    2023-06-03
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Intro to Sculpture - Day 2
    2023-06-04
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Tom Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner This two-day class explores the very basic clay sculpting techniques for those just learning how to work with materials such as air-dry clay and working with various tools.  Students will sculpt an adult penguin and a chick.  You will learn about building an armature, as well as why and how Continue reading

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  • Sea Turtle Pendants
    2023-06-03
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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  • Make Leather Accessories Bags with Molly Grant of the Cordwainer Shop- Day 1
    2023-06-06
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Make Leather Accessories Bags with Molly Grant of the Cordwainer Shop - Day 2
    2023-06-07
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Molly Grant Skill Level: All Skill Levels Molly Grant’s leather bag accessories class introduces students to the basics of pattern design along with creative ways to install zippers and interesting details that can make a leather bag unique. Learning how to make tassels and toggles and incorporating design techniques into each bag project will Continue reading

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  • Glass Suncatchers
    2023-06-07
    5:30 pm - 8:30 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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  • Glass Wave Meditation Stone
    2023-06-10
    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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  • From the Potter's Wheel to the Kitchen Table
    2023-06-17
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • From the Potter's Wheel to the Kitchen Table
    2023-06-18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Allison Severance Skill Level: All skill levels I make pots that are meant to have a job – to be used on a daily basis and that hopefully enhance and add pleasure to the rituals of preparing, sharing, and enjoying food. The serving and prep of food for me (and my domesticity) play a Continue reading

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  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    2023-06-20
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    2023-06-21
    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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