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The American Craft Council Show in Baltimore
February 19-21, 2016 | Baltimore, MD [Booth 725]
www.craftcouncil.org/baltimore
More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers. The highest quality of handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, home decor, and more, will be available for purchase at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Paradise City Arts Festival
March 18-20, 2016 | Marlborough, MA
http://festivals.paradisecityarts.com/shows/marlborough-march-show
Paradise City Marlborough celebrates its nineteenth year as the Boston area’s leading fair of fine craft, painting and sculpture. From artists with established reputations to emerging talents fresh on the scene, 175 outstanding exhibitors display the best in American artistry and craftsmanship.
CraftBoston Spring
April 29-May 1, 2016 | Boston, MA
www.societyofcrafts.org/cbspring/springinfo.asp
CRAFTBOSTON is New England's premiere exhibition and sale of contemporary art, craft and design. CraftBoston Spring is a selective display of 90 artists presented at The Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts. A charming 19th-century brick building, the Cyclorama provides an intimate showing and shopping experience. Small in size, CraftBoston Spring ensures craft of the highest caliber.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival
May 14-15, 2016 | Bethesda, MD
www.bethesda.org/bethesda/bethesda-fine-arts-festival
The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival was ranked #78 on the 200 Best Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine in September 2008, making it the highest ranked fine art show in Maryland!
Located in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues. Admission to the festival is free and free parking is available in the public parking garage on Auburn Avenue.
Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst
September 16-18, 2016 | Tarrytown, NY
http://www.artrider.com/#!fall-crafts-at-lyndhurst-2016/c1pg3
Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst, now entering its fourth decade, ushers in the fall with the rose garden in bloom and the autumn leaves beginning to change along the majestic Hudson River. 300 artists fill the grounds of the Neo-Gothic Lyndhurst estate offering the first taste of fall shopping as well as exciting activities such as tours of the Lyndhurst mansion, live music, kid's activities, gourmet specialty foods and craft demonstrations.
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The participation of the accomplished and veteran crafts designers and their uniquely designed crafts on the display have taken the Chautauqua crafts scene to new heights in the region. Presented by the Crafts Alliance, the show is held at the grounds of Chautauqua Institution where the work of accomplished and award winning artists from all across the country is featured. The impressive work exhibited at this show is sure to influence even the most discerning of all arts and crafts fans.
The Craft Show at Chautauqua
August 12-14, 2016 | Chautauqua, NY
http://www.craftsalliance.com/the-shows/
The Foundry Artists Show is an annual holiday show run by a cooperative of over 60 artists. Artists come together to put on a very well attended show in the heart of Pawtucket Rhode Island. Some of the types of art include Ceramics, Handmade books, Fiber, Hats and Handbags, Organic food and Body Products, Giftware, Home accessories, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Print Making, Collage & Illustration, Photography, Wood & Furniture, and much more.
Foundry Artists Holiday Show
December 9-11, 2016 | Pawtucket, RI
http://foundryshow.com/show.htm
In celebration of its 59th year, the Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo will return once again to the scenic and historic Guilford Green, celebrating the arts with its extensive array of handmade crafts by American artists.
Drawing artists, collectors, and visitors from across the country, Craft Expo is known for its one-of-a-kind work of the highest quality: Ceramics, Glass, Leather, Metal, Metal Jewelry, Non-Metal Jewelry, Non-Wearable Fiber, Painting, Printmaking & Drawing, Wearable Fiber, and Wood. Items range from decorative to functional and traditional to contemporary.
Guilford Art Center’s Craft Expo
July 15-17, 2016 | Guilford, CT
http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo/
Paradise City Arts Festival
October 8-10, 2016 | Northampton, MA
http://festivals.paradisecityarts.com/shows/northampton-october-show
"The Paradise City Arts Festival has a vibrant soul that many similar exhibitions reach for but never attain. At Paradise City, jazz melodies float in the air, while the food soars beyond expectations. Most remarkable are the art pieces themselves - the three-day Northampton event has blossomed into a unique visual arts institution."
~Boston Magazine
Paradise City Arts Festival
November 18-20, 2016 | Marlborough, MA
http://festivals.paradisecityarts.com/shows/marlborough-november-show
Paradise City Marlborough brings together 175 outstanding American artists and master craft makers to exhibit at Metro Boston’s most exciting juried fair. Sculpture and paintings are displayed alongside one-of-a-kind home furnishings, dazzling jewelry and fashion fit for a holiday gala. This show is a destination for decorators and discerning homeowners as well as a favorite source for special gifts that transcend expectations.
"The work here ranks with the best. Paradise City Marlborough features not only quality crafts like blown glass, hand-crafted jewelry, ceramics, and more, but the festival presents serious paintings and large-scale sculptures as well.."
~Boston Magazine
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CraftBoston Holiday
December 2-4, 2016 | Boston, MA
http://www.societyofcrafts.org/cbholiday/holidayinfo.asp
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft.
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