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Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center 12th & Arch Streets Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA (map)

This premier show and sale of contemporary craft includes 195 of the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the United States, selected from more than 1,000 applicants. All work is for sale.

Thursday, Nov. 9th:  11am - 9pm
Friday, Nov. 10th: 11am - 7pm
Saturday, Nov. 11th: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, Nov. 12th: 10am - 5pm

History of the PMA Craft Show

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show was founded in 1977 and was the first retail craft show established and organized by a volunteer committee for the benefit of a non-profit institution. This trailblazing Show has served as a prototype for successful subsequent shows in cities such as Washington, D.C., and Evanston, Ill among others. The Show is presented each November by the Museum's Women's Committee and the Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A portion of each year's proceeds is dedicated to the purchase of a craft object for the Museum's permanent collection. Funds raised are also used to underwrite education and publication projects within the Museum special exhibits. Proceeds have enabled the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for the Audio-Visual and Conservation departments and monies have been contributed to the renovation of both Museum infrastructure and galleries as well as external installations such as the Rodin Museum and Mount Pleasant, an 18th century house in nearby Fairmount Park.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
12th & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Beads & Brooches by Kristina Logan