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

Reading-Berks – Spring Fine Art & Craft Festival Saturday, May 4, 2024

Application Deadline: April 15th

Time: 9 AM to 3 PM Location: Renninger’s Farmer’s Market, Outside under the Pavilion 740 Noble Street Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530 Download an Application Here There is no application fee. Applications are open till April 15th. For more information, visit the website here: https://rbcrafts.org/festivals/first-saturdays/
We’re gearing up for our first event of 2024. Our Spring Fine Art & Craft Festival will be held at the Renninger’s Farmers’ Market in Kutztown, PA. This event is rain or shine, and we’re hoping for a beautiful sunny day. This is a nice, easy, and relaxed show, so consider coming out and having a good time.


Set-up will start at 7 AM and the show will open at 9. The show location is in Pavilion 1. This pavilion has a macadam floor, roof but no sides. Spaces are first come, first served. Pull one vehicle up to any available space. You may save a space for another crafter if you want to make sure you are next to each other. Please place a chair or something in the saved space to make it obvious that it’s a saved space. You may leave your car at your space, but please don’t...

Call for Artists – Haverford 2024 Spring Art & Fine Craft Show

Rolling Jury Application Deadline: April 20th
The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen is now accepting applications for their 2024 Spring 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. Late/Rolling Jury Applications are now open for all categories except Jewelry.

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Location: Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center (CREC) at 9000 Parkview Drive, Haverford, PA 19041 Date: May 4 th & 5 th , 2024 Time: 10AM to 5PM both days Cost : $300 for 10x10 (non-member); for any PGC/HGC member $250 for 10x10 For more information, please visit https://haverfordguild.org/Spring2024 or send an email to shows@haverfordguild.org If you have never done a show with us before, click on this link for Frequently asked questions and what to expect! https://haverfordguild.org/artist-show-application-faq/ Apply here today: https://haverfordguild.org/art-fine-craft-shows/rolling-jury-application-form/ ...

Central PA – Winter Craft Market Application Deadline: July 31

CALL FOR ARTISTS - 47th Annual Winter Craft Market, December 7, 2024
Show Date: December 7, 2024 Time: 9am-6pm Venue Location: Nittany Valley Sports Centre CLICK HERE FOR ARTIST APPLICATION The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Central PA Chapter is pleased to announce the 2024 Winter Craft Market will be on December 7th. The artist application is now available and new artists are welcome.  Deadline July 31st! (Late application fee if postmarked after July 31st)  This event is celebrating its 47th year and we look forward to reuniting with our wonderful returning artists, showcasing new artists, and seeing all the patrons that join us year after year for our show. For more information, venue details, and application please visit our website at www.wintercraftmarket.com . Have questions?  Please feel free to contact The Winter Craft Market Committee @ wintercraftmartket@gmail.com  ...