43rd Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

Nov. 8 – 10, 2019

Now in its 43rd year, The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 8 – 10, 2019. The Preview Party will be held on Thursday, November 7.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show is presented annually by the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Funds raised are used to purchase works of art and craft for the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to fund conservation and publication projects and to support exhibitions and education programs.

This premier show and sale of contemporary craft and design includes 195 of the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the United States, selected from more than 875 applicants. All work is for sale. The Guest Artist Program will feature 26 artists from Israel.

Fri. 11am – 9pm
Sat. 10am – 6pm
Sun. 10am – 5pm
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Preview Party, Thursday, November 7, 2019. Arrival begins at 4pm
Purchase a ticket to this cocktail buffet gala and be among the first to meet the artists and purchase their unique works. A ticket to the Preview Party is valid for entry every day the show is open.
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Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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58th Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show

Sep. 21 – 22, 2019

The 58th Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show features 185 juried artists from 26 states, Canada, and Israel, including 34 new artists. The show is ranked #2 Fine Art and Design Show in the Nation, based on sales reported by exhibitors to Sunshine Artist, a premiere art and craft show publication. A broad range of art in every medium and price point will be on display, including painting, printmaking, drawing, pastels, mixed mediums, sculpture, photography & digital art, wearable art, and fine crafts. Free personal consultants, trained in fine art and interior design, are available to assist visitors in selecting art that best fits their taste and decor.

Ranked #2 in the Nation!

“The Armonk Outdoor Art Show is a must-see event every fall for thousands of discerning art lovers from the Hudson Valley and NYC metro area” says Anne Curran, Executive Director of the show. “It’s also a fun experience for the whole family with free activities for kids and collaborative art projects, great food vendors, and beer and wine. So, come for the art and stay for the fun.”

10:00am – 5:00pm daily
Rain or Shine

205 Business Park Drive
Armonk, NY 10504

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28th Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

May 17–19, 2019

The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) in Reston, VA announces the 2019 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, which brings more
than 200 fine artists from across the nation presenting original works in 16 categories of fine art and fine craft to the unique
outdoor environment of Reston Town Center.

Acceptance into the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival is a major accomplishment for the artists. The selection process
begins in December under the direction of an independent panel of professional jurors with assistance from GRACE curatorial
staff. The three highly qualified jurors for the 2019 Festival are Nehemiah Dixon III, a widely exhibited native Washingtonian
artist; Lauren Hilyard, a Washington-based art advisor with 20 years of experience working for the Guggenheim Museum and
Christie’s Auction House among others; and Laura Roulet, an independent curator and writer and frequent contributor to
Sculpture Magazine.

10am–5pm daily

Reston Town Center
11900 Market Street
Reston, VA 20190

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34th Annual American Craft Exposition

Sep. 21 – 23, 2018

The American Craft Exposition (ACE) is one of the country’s premier fine craft shows, bringing together over 140 superior artisans exhibiting one-of-a-kind pieces, luxury collections and uniquely creative, museum quality artwork. A highly competitive juried show, ACE features hand-crafted work in 12 media – baskets, ceramics, fiber decorative, fiber wearable, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.

This important art event is also a major fundraiser supporting research and care at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Artists support ACE’s fundraising goal by participating in the voluntary Craft for a Cause program and donating a percentage of a designated sale.

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Fri. 10am – 6pm
Sat. 10am – 6pm
Sun. 10am – 5pm

Benefit Preview Party, Thursday, September 20. 5:30 – 9pm

The Benefit Preview Party provides patrons the opportunity to peruse and purchase unique works of art before the Exposition is open to the public. An elegant party with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a festive atmosphere, the Preview Party also offers guests a more personal setting to talk with artists and learn about their work. Preview Party tickets include complimentary parking on Thursday evening, admission to the three-day Exposition as well as a discounted parking voucher for each day of the show weekend.

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Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL
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57th Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show

Sep. 29 – 30, 2018

Top-Rated and Nationally Ranked in “The Top 20” Fine Art and Fine Craft Fairs, the 57th Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show continues its long tradition of showcasing well curated and diverse fine art.

Acclaimed a Must-Do-Event in 2018 by Westchester Magazine!

The show features 185 juried artists from 28 states, Israel and Canada, including 38 new artists this year. A broad range of art in every medium and price point will be on display, including painting, mixed mediums, printmaking/drawing/pastels, sculpture, photography/digital art, wearable art, and fine crafts. Free personal consultants, trained in fine art and home design, are available to assist visitors in selecting art that best fits their taste and decor.

Music and “Hands-on-Art Activities” for All Ages

The Show is 1/4 mile from Exits 3/3S off Route I-684, 10 miles north of I-287 and I-95, 5 miles from the Merritt and Hutchinson Parkways, 20 minutes from the Tappan Zee Bridge (see where we are on the map for traveling directions). Parking is free and within walking distance. Food is available for purchase at the Show.

10am – 5pm daily
Rain or shine

205 Business Park Dr.
Armonk, NY

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42nd Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

Nov. 2 – 4, 2018

The 42nd Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, a juried exhibition and retail sale, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 2-4, 2018, with a Preview Party on Thursday, November 1. The jury will accept 195 craft artists.

This show of Art by Hand serves as the Museum’s largest yearly fundraising event and is devoted to bringing wide public attention to the field of craft art. Cumulative 41-year contribution: $12+ million. Funds raised are used to purchase works of art and craft for the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to support exhibitions and education programs and to contribute to conservation and publication projects.

Approximately 15,000 visitors attend. Out of the 195 artists exhibiting at the 2017 Show, 35 were new to the show, with a number of these juried under the Emerging Artist category.

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Fri. 11am – 9pm
Sat. 10am – 6pm
Sun. 10am – 5pm

Preview Party, Thursday, November 1, 2018. 4pm – 9pm
Attend the Preview Party, a gala cocktail buffet, and get a first look at the works of contemporary craft by 195 of the best crafts artists in the United States. Media represented: fiber, glass, wood, metal, clay. All work is one-of-a-kind and handmade by artists and available for sale. Preview party ticket holders may attend the show every day it is open.

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Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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