Late Application Deadline:
April 13, 2017 (Additional $25 to apply)
The 41st Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, a juried exhibition and retail sale, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 9 to 12, 2017, with a Preview Party on November 8. 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 39-year contribution: $11+ 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.
At the 2016 show, approximately 18,000 visitors attended. Out of the 195 artists exhibiting, 50 were new to the show. Ten of the 50 artists new to the show were juried in under the emerging artist category.