Participants & Events

Nicholas Bernard


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

Open studio.
Scottsdale's studio potter since 1989.


Stone and Glass


629 W Grand Ave, Escondido, CA • Visit website

We are a glass blowing studio and gallery located in Escondido, North County San Diego, California.

I saw American Craft Week in Handmade Business Magazine and want to participate. Don't know yet what our event will look like.

45094 Main Street - P.O.Box 1515, Mendocino, CA • Visit website

Many of our craft makers will be present to share with you their pieces and the creative impulse that helped them bring them to life.

21921 Panorama Way, Philo, CA • Visit website

We built a beautiful straw bale house ourselves, in which we have our studio and home. It is in the middle of a redwood/fir forest, in Anderson Valley. We are going to have an "Open Studio".

Amazar Avians


30907 Isenberg Ln, Evergreen, CO • Visit website

Visit the mountain studio of the award winning artist/sculptor & author of Amazar Tales. Experience an amazing world full of Crystal Beak Avians, Red Beaks, Guardians & Sages, Forever Gardens, Ceremonial Feathers & other affordable creations using rare repurposed vintage leathers & found objects

120 N 4th Street, Sterling, CO • Visit website

Established in 2017 by a core group of 15 members in Sterling, CO. Our mission is to increase exposure in Northeastern Colorado to art and generate an environment for production, exhibition, learning and networking, by providing opportunities for community artists to connect for creative expression.

761 12th Ave S, Naples, FL • Visit website

A participant since the beginning, Random Acts of Art will be "Rounding Up for +cerf" for American Craft Week.


Pauline's Gift


514 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA • Visit website

Pauline's is located in historic Gloucester MA. Opened in 1999 Pauline Bresnahan is a decorative artist and hand paints Mailboxes, glassware, ornaments and much more. The shop is located on the beautiful Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. In 2019 Pauline's will celebrate the 20th. year in business.

Valerie's Gallery


26 State Street, Newburyport, MA • Visit website

New Mexico

211 W Broadway, Columbus, NM • Visit website

Workshops to help people create Day of the Dead memorial altars for display. Workshops include Mexican Paper cutting and tissue paper flowers.

The Gift Hut

Cold Spring

86 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY • Visit website

We feature many Made in the USA and Eco-Friendly gifts and toys for the whole family.

North Carolina

, Western North Carolina, NC • Visit website

10 N. Spruce St., Asheville, NC • Visit website

Hand-crafted, functional, North Carolina pottery and other traditional Southern Appalachian Crafts in wood, fiber, and glass. We also carry etching by Jay Pfeil and face jugs!

Regional craft shop that has been in business for forty years, representing 150 crafts studios.

10A Meadowview Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Ariel Gallery


19 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Asheville’s Ariel Gallery is the area’s premier fine craft cooperative, featuring 12 full time professionals working in ceramics, glass, jewelry, furniture, fiber and turned wood.

PO Box 8186, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Art Connections will have tours offered during ACW! this is a perfect way to explore the area and see studios off the beaten path.

207 Coxe Ave., Asheville, NC • Visit website

The Asheville Area Arts Council is the collective voice for the arts, advancing Buncombe County by delivering resources, developing innovative collaborations, and fostering creativity in the community.

24, Kevin Ct, Asheville, NC • Visit website

What will I see at Asheville Art in the Park?
At the event you are sure to find the finest in handcrafted art that Asheville Area Artists have to offer. Skilled workers of Glass, Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, Metal, and more make their shops open to display to the public at every market.

Azalea Bindery


One Brookgreen Pl, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Demo of bookbinding and marbling at my studio open to the public.

21 Woodbury Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Byers McCurry Studio is the working studio/ gallery of artists Ed Byers and Holden McCurry.
Ed and Holden will be open for American Craft Week Oct. 8, 9 ,10 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Visit and view their sculptural ceramics, mixed media and encaustic art in a beautiful garden
setting in North Asheville.

Center for Craft


67 Broadway St, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Center for Craft is dedicated to advancing the field of craft through fostering new ideas, funding craft scholarships, and backing the next generation of makers, curators, and critics. We serve makers, museums, academics, and the local community investing in Field Building and Creative Placekeeping.

207 Coxe Ave, Studio #9, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Open Jewelry Studio on the South Slope of downtown Asheville, NC in the Refinery Creator Space. Jeweler Erica Stankwytch Bailey designs and creates sterling silver handmade jewelry with gemstones.

Grovewood Gallery


111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Grovewood Gallery is nationally recognized for its dedication to fine American art and craft. Join us for Spoonin': A Showcase of Handcrafted Spoons during our American Craft Week celebration.This exhibition will include both functional and sculptural works in wood, iron, steel, and copper.

Local Cloth


207 Coxe Avenue, Studio #11, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Local Cloth is a non-profit dedicated to education, collaboration and innovation in the local fiber community. Our studio in Asheville's Refinery brings artists and farmers together to learn and collaborate in our ongoing fiber arts classes and events, as well as a gathering space for members.

Majik Studios


207 Coxe Avenue, Studio #13, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Two Day Papermaking and Lamp Building Workshop
Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6
Come to Majik Studios and learn the process of making paper, embedding WNC leaves and flowers and then use your own handmade paper to create a small free standing light for your home.
Tuition--$240 plus $60 for supplies.
Contact the website to sign up!

Mountain Made


One Page Ave, Suite 123, Asheville, NC • Visit website

This is our 10th year helping as a participant and sponsor celebrating American Craft Week and Mountain Made will be featuring a different craft/art each day.

These are the 10 categories of arts/crafts that Mountain Made will be featuring during the celebration week:

1. Books & Music
2. Fiber & Textiles
3. Furniture
4. Glass
5. Jewelry
6. Metal
7. Painting & Mixed Media
8. Photography
9. Pottery
10. Wood

Each day we will have a special display and possibly an artist doing a live demo. It will be great fun so join us.

140C Roberts Street, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Our non-profit, public access studio and gallery is dedicated to education, exploration, and collaboration in all forms of glass.

Stephen Biggerstaff


222 Westover Drive, Asheville, NC

191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Join us for several special events during American Craft Week:

Ongoing exhibit: Women of Influence, celebrating our Resident Potters and the strong influences in their lives.

Saturday, Oct. 5 - Master Series Workshop with Cynthia Lee
Saturday, Oct. 12 - Annual Multi-Kiln Opening

MICA Gallery


37 N Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, NC • Visit website

MICA is a contemporary craft cooperative gallery located in downtown Bakersville, NC. We will kick off American Craft Week with a town wide Art Walk from 4-7 pm, with food and festivities.

185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, NC • Visit website

HCC Creative Arts offers a 2 year professional crafts program and several year round continuing education creative arts classes. We will be offering a free Community Craft Day/Open House to celebrate ACW on Saturday 10/5 from 10 - 2.

1150 Fleming Rd, Creedmoor, NC • Visit website

Featuring local, regional & national craftspeople since 1968.

52nd Annual Fall Pottery & Glass Festival
October 4, 6 - 9pm
October 5, 6, 12 & 13, 10am - 6pm
Pottery & glass pumpkin patch
Pottery • Kiln firings & openings
Glass blowing & bead pulling demos
Wood turning demp

2689 Greenville Hwy , Flat Rock, NC • Visit website

Firefly Craft Gallery has been a participant with American Craft Week for three years. We look forward to ACW every year. Firefly carries American Made fine art, fine craft, folk art, and gifts.
We have all handcrafted items chosen from the heart!
There’s always something new at Firefly!🧚‍♂️

Flow Gallery


14 S Main St, Marshall, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

3306 US Hwy 220, Seagrove, NC • Visit website

Bruce and Samantha live in a unique and diverse pottery community in central North Carolina, among 60plus Seagrove Potteries. We work together at Bulldog Pottery making decorative and functional pottery and celebrate Craft in America and the importance of craft in society.

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

The 44th annual Little Mountain Festival will be Saturday, October 12th, from 10am until 4pm. This event has been a part of American Craft Week for 10 years, and features guest artists, mountain music, and a kiln opening and artist talk at 11am with potter Tyson Graham.

106 Tarboro Street , Wilson, NC • Visit website

Art Happens on Tarboro will have week long activities in the studio, including stained glass workshops, jewelry making, mixed media, polymer clay, kumihimo and Precious Metal Clay classes.

101 East Alex-Bell Road #172, Dayton, OH • Visit websiteJump to events page

Soup for CERF: An Empty Bowls Fundraiser (Oct. 3-5, 2019)
Join us for our 13th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+). Handmade pottery bowls and a delicious soup dinner Thurs & Fri (5-8). Pottery demo and lunch on Sat (11-3). Mark your calendars!

, Baker City, OR • Visit website

Ever wonder where the local artists of Baker County create their art? Where the ceramics and paintings and sculptures seen around Baker City, Oregon are imagined and brought to life? Come join us October 5th and 6th for the 12th Annual Open Studio Tour and see the diverse talents and studios of this

2020 Auburn Ave, Baker City, OR • Visit website


Village Artisans Gallery

Boiling Springs

321 Walnut St., PO Box 303, Boiling Springs, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

We're excited to be a part of celebrating American Craft Week's 10th Birthday Party! Plans are being laid to showcase the work of our Cumberland Valley PA's talented craftsmen and artists as well as those from across the USA! Check & website's Events page.

5 N Hanover St, Carlisle, PA • Visit website

Nestled in downtown Carlisle, Kindred Kaboodle is a new artisan boutique. We specialize in handmade art by artists local to Pennsylvania. We seek to bring a kaboodle of handcrafted goods to a kindred crowd.

125 Potato Road, Carlisle, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Come enjoy our beautiful sunflower fields and pick FREE sunflowers. We will have trolley rides around the farm, please check website for schedule. October 12-14 will be our Fall Sale-25% off all Fall Meadowbrooke Gourds. On October 14th at 2:00 pm come for a free tour of our gourd crafting process.

One S. Second Street, Newport, PA • Visit website

Renaissance on Main


273 Tanyard Circle, Adamsville, TN • Jump to events page

Renaissance on Main (RoM) of Adamsville TN will be holding their 2nd Annual "Plein Air Art Festival & Competition," called "Paint The Town!" This competition invites both Professional and Open (open to the public),15 and Up, to compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prize Moneys.

P O Box 1893, Morristown, TN • Visit website

A one-day celebration of locally handmade crafts is in its 4th annual year. Crossroads is a nationally and state certified Main Street organization that fosters the arts as part of its program. Come see this wonderful local crafts festival in the heart of downtown Morristown, TN.

123 N. Main Street, La Grange, TX • Visit website

This is my first year to be a part of the movement as owner of Art Connections Gallery which displays the largest and most diverse collection of fine art and artisan made goods in Texas. I am surrounded every day with items made by over 160 artists and artisans and I want to celebrate that in Oct.

106 Main St., Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Artisan Designs is an American-made craft and fine art gallery located on Main Street in historic downtown Brattleboro, VT. We have been part of American Craft Week since its inception and a founding member of its parent organization, CRAFT. Works by more than 350 craftspeople and artists.

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