Participants & Events

6234 N Cattle Track Rd, Scottsdale, AZ • Visit website

Please use my description from past years


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newport beach

136 liberty, newport beach, CA

PO Box 1575, Ukiah, CA • Visit website

Mendocino County in Northern California is home to many artists and craftspeople. This will be the eighth year we celebrate American Crafts Week, look for galleries, studios and wineries who may be participating this year. As they join, both this website and our own will be updated.

350 North Street, Willits, CA • Visit website

North Street Collective is an artist residency and community space in Willits, CA. We will hold an open house during ACW to showcase the work of our 2017 resident artists.

810 12th Ave. S., Naples, FL • Visit website

We are having a special showing of fine craft including Batik and Ceramics by Naples, FL artists during American Craft Week in Oct.

761 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL • Visit website

Join us for Art After Dark, Saturday, October 14th, 6-9pm
Great art, live music, wine and munchies

15 Epps Street, Portland, ME • Visit website

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, owned by ceramicist Richard Boyd, is a fine arts gallery representing visual artists and their work which includes paintings and sculpture in a variety of styles and mediums, and a select offering of blown glass and works in clay. Open from 10:00 am and 5:00 pm daily.

15 Epps Street, Portland, ME • Visit website

Richard Boyd a retired Nurse Anesthetist and ceramicist, creating pots for over 40 years, opens his pottery studio to the public once a year during American Craft Week. Rick will be available to discuss throwing and glazing techniques between the hours of 11am to 2pm daily.

369 Old Union Rd, Washington, ME • Visit websiteJump to events page

Fine Craft at Fort Andross In Brunswick
October 7 & 8, 2017
40 exhibitors - Maine Craft Guild

Celebrating American Craft Week in 2017, we return for our second year in Brunswick Maine at Fort Andross.


Pauline's Gifts


512 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA • Visit website

Pauline's Gifts is a small independent Brick and Mortar retailer located in Gloucester Ma, America's Oldest Fishing Port. Celebrating our 18th. year in business, Pauline is a decorative painter/artist. Pauline's retails other local crafters in her retail store.

24 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA • Visit website

The Eliot School inspires lifelong learning in craftsmanship and creativity for all. Join us for classes and workshops in woodworking, fiber, fine art, book arts, printmaking, wicker basketry and more. View the full catalog and sign up online.

222 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT • Visit website

In combination with Whitefish Gallery Nights, featured artist Richard Nelson.

New Jersey

12 Galaxy Court, Hillsborough, NJ • Visit websiteJump to events page

Rose Squared Productions, Inc. has been presenting fine art and fine craft shows in New Jersey for 36 years.The events are set in beautiful county parks.

Fall Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park, Montclair is a celebration of American Craft Week and the fine crafters who create handmade work.

The Clay Moose

Red bank

933 West Front Street, Red bank, NJ

North Carolina

, Western North Carolina, NC • Visit website

Come celebrate American Craft Week in Western North Carolina

Art Connections


, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Art Connections offers private group, curated tours to artist studios in Western NC. We will also take part in a special exhibition for ACW participants held at the Asheville Area Arts Council this October.

207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website

The AAAC is the collective voice for the arts, advancing Buncombe County by providing access to resources, developing innovative collaborations, and fostering creativity in the community.

The Asheville Area Arts Council partners with the WNC ACW to collaborate on programs and help promote ACW.

Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Asheville Art in the Park will once again be providing access to some of the finest artists in the region with it’s market series now in its eighth year. The event takes place on three consecutive Saturdays each June and October. Nationally known artists exhibit at this event and the best part is-

Grovewood Gallery


111 Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Established in 1992, Grovewood Gallery showcases American-made art and craft by more than
400 artists from across the United States. The gallery is located in Grovewood Village - which is
housed in the historic weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries - adjacent to
Grove Park Inn.

Local Cloth


207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Local Cloth is dedicated to growing the fiber economy in Western North Carolina. Out 130 members include farmers who raise fiber animals, fiber processors, fiber artists, garment designers and retail stores that sell local yarn, fiber art and garments. We offer classes and sales for ACW.

One Brookgreen Pl, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Mary Carol Koester makes books, albums, frames, boxes, urns, and more. On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, she will open my bindery to the public and demonstrate the many aspects of book binding, box making, and other related techniques and equipment.

1 Page Ave., Suite 123, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, NC, we have worked hard to make MOUNTAIN MADE into one of the best art and craft galleries in the city. We currently feature the work of more than 150 master craftsmen and professional artists.

140C Robert St, Asheville, NC • Visit website

The North Carolina Glass is an arts non-profit organization dedicated to education, collaboration and exploration in all forms of glass. We provide live demonstrations & a glass gallery 7 days/week and classes ranging from a 30 minute hands-on experience up to an 8 week intensive. Come by today!

, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Cultivating the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation.

67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC • Visit website

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States.

191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC • Visit website

The Village Potters will feature new works in their gallery from its six Permanent Resident Artists, and tours of their newly expanded facility that includes a clay company featuring Laguna Clay products, and a newly installed incubator studio space for emerging ceramic artists.

Yummy Mud Puddle


264 CLEAR VIEW LANE, Burnsville, NC • Visit website

The artists are the Yummy Mud Puddle will demonstrate their skills in pottery making and surface design, as well as assemblage sculpture in the Outsider Art category. Food, fun, and great conversation.

2689 'D' Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC • Visit website

Firefly Craft Gallery is a Made in America fine art, fine craft, & folk art gallery located in historic Flat Rock, NC. We will have artisans working on their crafts the weekend of the event. We'll also serve Willa's Famous Shortbread and sweet iced tea.

Flow Gallery


14 S. Main Street, PO Box 923, Marshall, NC • Visit website

Flow Gallery features the hand crafted work of more than 60 local and regional artists. Located in the up and coming town of Marshall, Flow is a major anchor shop in the county seat.

We have participated in ACW for several years and won national recognition with our Synesthesia Show.

Showroom location: 2782 Bat Cave Rd, Old Fort, NC • Visit website

Seagrove Potters


, Seagrove, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Experience Seagrove’s pottery tradition on a self-guided tour of over 70 working studios. Participate in hands on activities, watch demonstrations and witness behind the scenes activities, in the pottery capital of the United States. Plan to spend the day, we guarantee you’ll want to come back.

Thomas Pottery


1295 S. NC Highway 705, Seagrove, NC • Visit website

Witness behind the scenes activities, watch demonstrations or sign up for hands-on clay party. Visit our website for more details.

Historic Cross Street Building, Spruce Pine, NC • Visit website

We are a group of clay artists from Mitchell and Yancey counties NC that make the event, SPPM.

6148 Peniel Rd, Tryon, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

I am a potter and musician in Tryon, NC, and have participated in American Craft Week for the past three years.

1391 W 5th Ave #342, Columbus, OH • Visit website

We are a small, family run gallery in Columbus, Ohio. All of our items are handcrafted by American artisans. We offer jewelry, home decor, kitchenware, ornaments, and more. During ACW we will publish interviews with our artists, offer free shipping and host a variety of special offers.

2924 Paseo, Oklahoma City, OK • Visit website


Village Artisans Gallery

Boiling Springs

321 Walnut St., Boiling Springs, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Village Artisans Gallery is excited to be participating for the eighth year and joining ACW in celebrating the wonderful handmade work of our American craft artists!
We will have artist demonstrations and trunk shows all during the week. Check our website’s Current Events page closer to October.

Taylor Backes


150 S. Washington St, Boyertown, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Taylor Backes Glass: Nationally acclaimed studio known for innovative designs, techniques, and beautiful art. Glass Art Inst. & Teaching Facility: Learn about and try your hand at glass making. Taylor Backes Galleries: Treat your eyes and spirit to fine hand made glass and mixed media.

One Good Woman

Camp Hill

1845 Market Street (around back!), Camp Hill, PA • Visit website

One Good Woman is a specialty coffee, tea, gourmet and gift retail store. We are a small business and support 3-4 local artisans in the ACW each year.

335 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen's mission is to create opportunities for traditional and contemporary artists, makers, craft lovers and collectors through education, patronage, advocacy and community.

Visit our Fine Craft Fair on Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia October 13 - 15, 2017

Brittle Bark


33 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Brittle Bark is an artisan candy shop where creative and unique small-batch truffles, chocolates, and gourmet brittles are made onsite. ACW Chocolatier classes are offered for Mommy and Me (4-6yrs), Youth (7-11yrs), Teens (12-16yrs) and Adults (17yrs+) to experience creative chocolate making.

28 South Main Street, New Hope, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

To be announced

South Carolina

Smith Galleries

Hilton Head Island

1000 William Hilton Pky., J11, Hilton Head Island, SC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Smith Galleries will have a special focus on a different craft medium each day of American Craft Week. Please see our website at for details.

, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

As a working watercolor artist and owner of a studio in Gatlinburg, TN, I am interested in furthering the realization of how importants the arts are to our children and to our culture as a whole.

, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit websiteJump to events page

Since 1937, the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community of ioo + handcrafting artisans along an eight mile loop three miles from downtown Gatlinburg, TN has been a vital part of the East Tennessee crafting heritage.

"Hands On Gatlinburg"..April 7 - 9 classes are held throughout the community. Students have signed up for classes through

1416 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN • Visit websiteJump to events page

The Clay Lady's Campus is an artist community in Nashville, TN including an artist co-op, event space, pottery classes, art studios, and Mid-South Ceramic Supply Company. Come see what happens when artists create together!


Pigeon Forge

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, TN • Visit website

Dollywood Theme Park
Recognize all Tennessee crafters that participate in the Harvest Festival

106 Main St., BRATTLEBORO, VT • Visit website

Vermont Artisan Designs is a gallery in historic downtown Brattleboro, VT, featuring the works of more than 300 American craftspeople and fine artists. It has been named as one of the top 10 contemporary art galleries in Vermont by Culture Trip and has been a participant with ACW since its inception

Tunbridge Fairgrounds, 1 Fairgrounds Ln, Tunbridge, VT • Visit website

The Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival celebrates small farms and natural fiber with over 70 vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and fiber crafting equipment and supplies, handcrafted wool items and local meat and cheese. The Festival is held on the weekend before Columbus Day.

Imagine Artwear


1124 King Street, Alexandria, VA • Visit website

Imagine Artwear is a brick and mortar craft gallery operating year round in Alexandria, Virginia. Our collection includes contemporary American fiber artists, jewelry makers, silk painters, potters, glass artists and makers of housewares, furniture, lamps and mirrors.

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