Sunday, July 1, 2007

Crafts Fair!

The Guild's summer fair usually located int Lancaster moves to Wilmington this summer. The fair offers special demonstrations, fine music and over 170 professional contemporary and heritage craftsmen including fine jewelry, wearable art, home d├ęcor, glassware, pottery, decorative crafts and more. Major craftsmen of note include fiber artist Maureen Kamerick, fine jeweler Maxine Rosenthal, contemporary basket maker Sylvia Eisenbise Lehman, fine artist Joe Jacobs, porcelain potter Paul Lorber and pysanky egg expert Marianne Lurie. Fine musicians headlining the show are pianist Sergei Novikov and Heartland Harps. Fine food is courtesy of the Chase Center’s resident chef. The Pennsylvania Guild is a nonprofit arts educational organization with 1,800 members in 29 states, making it one of the nation’s largest and most recognized craft guilds.

July 27, 28 & 29, 2007
Friday, Saturday: 10 - 6pm
Sunday: 11-5

The fair will be held inside the air-conditioned Chase Center on the Riverfront, which provides thousands of free parking spaces within easy walking distance.

Admission is $7, free for Guild members and children under 12
Advanced tickets: $5 each. minimum order of 4. Call 215-579-5997.

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman