Why Join a Local Chapter?

Your membership in PGC allows you to join one regional chapter free of charge. Each chapter is unique in the activities and meetings they plan but the biggest benefit to joining a chapter is the ability to become involved with your local community of artists. Chapter activities may include:

  • Field Trips
  • Chapter-Sponsored Fine Craft Fairs, Gallery Tours and Art Walks
  • Chapter-run stores (in-person and online)
  • Regular Meetings & Get-Togethers
  • Potlucks and Picnics
  • “Make and Take” Workshops
  • Collaborative Projects
  • Chapter mentoring

Upcoming Local Chapter Events

Lancaster Designer Craftsmen: Artisan Fair Call for Artisans!

Applications are open from now until June 1, 2022
The 5th annual Artisan Fair produced by The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will take place on November 12 and 13, 2022 in the West Hall of the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center and Fairgrounds in Lebanon PA.  After a 2-year break due to the COVID pandemic we are looking forward to an exciting return to an Expo of American made fine craft and fine art featuring local and national fine artist and craftspeople who make functional pottery, handmade jewelry, designer clothing, glass art, woodworking and more. The Artisan Fair is a 2-day event featuring approximately 70 plus juried artisans. Lebanon Valley Exposition Center and Fairgrounds is centrally located between Harrisburg, Hershey, Lancaster, and Reading PA areas. The Lebanon Valley Exposition Center has 8 exposition halls with multiple events typically happening at the same time. Application dates: Jan 1, 2022 – June 1, 2022 Notifications will be posted on Juried Art Services by: July 1, 2022 Booth payments due: September 1, 2022 Apply at https://www.juriedartservices.com/ For more information visit http://artisanfair.org/ For questions or more information, contact: contact@artisanfair.org  

Yellow Breeches – Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival

June 4, 2022
Foundry Day is a juried fine art & craft show, produced by the Foundry Day Committee of the Boiling Springs Civic Association and the Yellow Breeches Chapter. It is held in the village of Boiling Springs PA on the 1st Saturday in June, 9am-4pm rain or shine! Free parking at Boiling Springs High School and shuttle service for shoppers. Exhibitor information is at https://ybcrafts.org/events/foundry-day-arts-crafts-festival-2022/

Haverford: Call for Artists! Now Accepting 2022 Holiday Show Applications

Applications are open from now until June 21, 2022
The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is now accepting applications for their 2022 Holiday Art & Fine Craft Show! This is an indoor juried event, featuring some of the finest arts and crafts in the Philadelphia area. HGC Fine Art & Craft Shows attract visitors from Philadelphia and its surrounding counties, New Jersey, Delaware and beyond. Our patrons represent an educated and affluent demographic with a taste for exceptional artwork and a sensibility for supporting local businesses.

Event Information:

Location: Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center, (CREC) 9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford, PA 19041 Date: November 12, 13 Time: 10AM – 5PM Booth Fees (Note – Member rates apply to any PGC member, not just members of the Haverford chapter):

10x5 (Member) – $180

10x5 (Non Member) – $230

10x10 (Member) – $250

10x10 (Non-Member) – $300

10x20 (Member) – $500

10x20 (Non-Member) – $600

For more information, please visit https://haverfordguild.org/2022-holiday-art-fine-craft-show/ or send an email to haverfordguild@gmail.com

Pocono State Craft Festival 2022 – Call for Artists

August 27-28, 2022
The Pocono State Craft Festival, held August 27 - 28 is an established show with patrons coming from PA, NJ and NY. We have a loyal local following as well as a strong tourist presence from people who come to the Poconos for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. We are still taking applications for the show. Please see our website www.poconocrafts.com for information and application.

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) – 9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford, PA 19041 with more than 60 artists and fine craftsmen. Shop small and support the arts this holiday season! The handcrafted work of our Juried Artists includes: Basketry, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Paper Craft, Photography, Wood … and so much more! Admission is $5, $3 with a coupon, Free for kids 12 and under. You can also purchase raffle tickets for a $25 gift certificate to shop with any artist in the show. Tickets are 1/$5 and 3/$10. For more information and directions, please visit our website at: haverfordguild.org/2022-holiday-art-fine-craft-show/ Questions? Feel free to email us at haverfordguild@gmail.com