The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen offers an array of classes for adults in blacksmithing, glass, jewelry, fiber, wood, and pottery. Our workshops are accessible for everyone, with most being suitable for beginners. We strive to continually connect our Guild members and local artists to the local community through education. Join us for an afternoon or evening and learn a new skill!

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Our Project

The Guild has installed plumbing to operate our Flame Shop safely for glass workshops. This will create more educational prospects for students and income opportunities for our instructors.

The majority of our students live in Lancaster County as well as our instructors. Our glass instructors bring their scientific knowledge of the discipline making it a true STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) project.

This studio makes possible varied educational classes including marbles, beads, ornaments, jewelry, and more, and expands our workshop offerings for learners aged 12 and up.

The flame shop installation was made possible through funding from The Steinman Foundation.
We are grateful to our sponsors: Tempchek Mechanical Services, UGI, and PNC Bank.


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  • Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9
    2022-08-01
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9
    2022-08-02
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9
    2022-08-03
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9
    2022-08-04
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Ultimate Art Camp: Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen: Grades 5-9
    2022-08-05
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summer Week 4 | 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 Continue reading


  • Pysanky Eggs
    2022-08-05
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor: Bob Antonishak Skill Level: Beginner In this two-hour class, students will have the opportunity to learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian Easter eggs. Dyes, beeswax, and a stylus are used to decorate the eggs with traditional Ukrainian designs. All materials are included in the tuition. Cancellation/Refund Policy:  To purchase a Continue reading

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  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 1
    2022-08-06
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 2
    2022-08-20
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Next Steps in Stained Glass: From Blank Sheet to Finished Work of Art - Day 3
    2022-08-21
    9:00 am - 4:30 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. Stained Glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will help participants develop the skills and confidence to design and create stained glass art which represents your Continue reading

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  • Fused Glass Coral Bowls
    2022-08-06
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour class, students will learn how to cut glass and assemble the cut pieces into a coral bowl or a nesting bowl. The finished bowls average 6 inches in height and 8 inches in width. The bowls will be fired by the instructor and returned to Continue reading

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  • Paint Your Own Mug
    2022-08-09
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Andy Williams Skill Level: Beginner Join us for a relaxing evening of easy fun and decorate a mug for your favorite brews. Use low fire pottery glaze paints to customize a mug for yourself, or to give as a gift! The instructor will be available throughout class time to explain how the paints work, Continue reading

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  • Clay Christmas Tree
    2022-08-13
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Make a one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree in this new class! Students will roll out a piece of clay and they will texture the clay with various tools or any texture items brought from home.  A styrofoam cone will be used as a form in which students will place clay around. Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 1
    2022-08-27
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 2
    2022-08-28
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner  A brightly colored stained glass garden stake provides an attractive focal point for any garden, entry point to a home, or even among plantings on a deck. Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Master Artisan Dan Hayward will guide you through creating your own distinctive garden stake.  This is an ideal means Continue reading

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  • From the Potter's Wheel to the Kitchen Table
    2022-08-27
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • From the Potter's Wheel to the Kitchen Table
    2022-08-28
    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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  • Intro to Rug Hooking
    2022-08-27
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Juliana Kapusta Skill Level: Beginner The art of traditional hand hooked rugs have been admired since Colonial times. Like many fiber arts, hooked rugs were made out of necessity, utilizing scraps and upcycling worn-out clothing.  We will be working with wool, cut into strips, and pulled into loops to create a set of four, 4 and Continue reading


  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 1
    2022-09-17
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Stained Glass Garden Stakes - Day 2
    2022-09-18
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner  A brightly colored stained glass garden stake provides an attractive focal point for any garden, entry point to a home, or even among plantings on a deck. Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Master Artisan Dan Hayward will guide you through creating your own distinctive garden stake.  This is an ideal means Continue reading

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