Participants & Events

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

Scottsdale's premier studio pottery since 1989. The studio isl be open by appointment year round. Call or write to arrange your private visit.

California

109 East F Street, Benicia, CA • Visit website

Glass blowing demonstrations and American Craft Gallery in historic and quaint Benicia await visitors.

2222 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Artists' studios, gallery, gift store and arts education center in old town Camarillo. Resident artists open their studios to visitors the first Saturday of each month. We're excited to join ACW in October and feature demonstrations of weaving, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry making and more!

78150 Calle Tampico Suite 215, La Quinta, CA • Visit website

78275 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA • Visit websiteJump to events page

We will be showcasing the American Craft Week by introducing it to our preschoolers. We re-start our story times the first week of October, which fits perfectly for ACW! During the story times, we hope to incorporate a craft for the preschoolers to do. On Saturday, October 10th, we will be doing a craft in the afternoon. At this time, the craft has yet to be determined and the exact time, but we assure you that it will have something to do with up-cycling and reusing paper!

3800 Vista Oaks Drive, Martinez, CA • Visit website

None planned yet. We can use suggestions.

Penn's Place

New Castle

206 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE • Visit websiteJump to events page

Located in the heart of downtown Historic New Castle this quaint, circa 1682 building, is now a cozy corner for coffee, conversation, buying art and gifts made by local artisans, taking art classes and enjoying weekly LIVE Entertainment. Last year we won ACW's "Best Local Artists' Event"- AWESOME!

669 S. Union Street, Wilmington, DE • Visit website

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware Pegasus Artworks Program focuses on teaching self-discipline and critical thinking through innovative programming by introducing more youth to art; we are strengthening confidence, growing communication and literacy skills, and creating life long creative thinkers.

I See You

Wilmington

3014 N. Heald St., Wilmington, DE

Paper crafts - informational, motivational and empowerment messages.
Jewelry making - natural elements.
Self-care information, products.

Blue Mangrove Gallery

Marco Island

1089 N Collier Blvd #417, Marco Island, FL • Visit website

Handcrafted Gift Gallery with a flair for contemporary, traditional & whimsical. Something for everyone from Artisan jewelry, hand blown glass, functional ceramic, woman's handbags, children's goods, locally crafted accent furniture & so much more. Visit our website & face book page for specials.

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

Join us Saturday, October 10th for Art After Dark.

12th Avenue South & 8th Street South, Naples, FL • Visit website

Join us Saturday, October 10th for Art After Dark. 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Meet the artists who call Crayton Cove home.

237 W Broadway St, Frankfort, KY • Visit website

Completely Kentucky is excited to celebrate the amazing work of our fellow Kentuckians during American Craft Week. We will be highlighting different media and styles of work during the ACW. Come explore our store, munch on Kentucky Proud gourmet treats and take home a piece of original art!

110 North Main Street, Franklin, KY • Visit website

Cumberland Crafts

Middlesboro

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center, Middlesboro, KY • Visit website

Cumberland Crafts at the Visitor Center features fine traditional and contemporary crafts all made by mountain artists. Cumberland also hosts special events and craft demonstrations throughout the year.

FineArtBoxes.com

Prairieville

Belle Grove Road, Prairieville, LA • Visit website

wood sculpting and carving of wood art and fine art boxes with a Louisiana Cajun and Art Deco influence. We participate in shows in the Southern USA

430 Sunnyside Drive, Reno, NV • Visit website

Reno Open Studios is Northwestern Nevada’s window into the creative worlds of incredibly talented visual artists. Our mission is to provide an opportunity for the community to witness the creative process in transforming raw materials into unique works of art.

New Hampshire

James A. Tuttle Library

Antrim

45 Main Street, Antrim, NH

Craft sessions, introduction of our tool lending library, networking with the Antrim-Bennington Grange.

New Jersey

The Depot

Midland Park

22 Prospect Street, Midland Park, NJ

473 Watchung Avenue, Montclair, NJ • Visit websiteJump to events page

Juried, professional fine artists, fine crafters, photographers and speciality food vendors display and sell their unique work in beautiful Brookdale Park.

North Carolina

Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Allanstand is the oldest continuously operating craft shop in the United States. It was started by Presbyterian missionary Frances Goodrich in 1897 in Madison County, NC. The shop eventually moved to downtown Asheville in 1908, and to its current home at the Folk Art Center in 1980.

10 N Spruce St, Ste 120, Asheville , NC • Visit website

Hand-crafted, functional, North Carolina pottery and other traditional Southern Appalachian crafts in wood, fiber and glass. We are open Monday- Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM, and Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM starting in April. We are also open everyday at the gift shop in the Renaissance Hotel.

Art Connections

Asheville

PO Box 8186, Asheville , NC • Visit website

Art Connections is participating in the ACW in Western NC celebration. This year we are partnering with our Convention & Visitors Bureau to produce a series of short videos about the craft businesses and events in our region. We anticipate showing the videos leading up to this years celebration!

PO BOX 507, Asheville, NC • Visit website

The Asheville Area Arts Council is the collective voice for the arts in Buncombe County, North Carolina. We are partnering with our local organizing team to help produce and promote American Craft Week events in Buncombe County.

Pack Square, Asheville , NC • Visit website

A handmade market for professional artists taking place on three Saturdays each June and October annually. Additionally Asheville Art in the Park donates 10% of its proceeds to a community grant to support local artists. Location: Pack Square in downtown Asheville, October 3, 10 & 17 from 10a- 6p.

Blue Spiral 1

Asheville

38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Blue Spiral 1 presents contemporary Southeastern fine art and crafts through 30 annual exhibitions in a stunning three level, 15,000 sq. ft. setting. The gallery features the work of over 100 artists.

Grovewood Gallery

Asheville

111 Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Join us each Saturday of American Craft Week for the following events!

Vessels of Merriment
Opening Reception: October 3 (3 – 6pm)
An intoxicating exhibition of handcrafted drinking vessels by artists around the country. On view through December 31, 2015. Sponsored by Metro Wines and Noble Cider.

Open Studios
Saturday, October 10 (11am - 4pm)
Take a free, self-guided tour of the artist studios on the historic Grovewood grounds (adjacent to Omni Grove Park Inn). Open studios presents an opportunity for visitors to interact with professional artists, see artwork at the source, and expose them to the rich talent that Asheville has to offer. Mediums range from painting to woodworking to sculpture. Please note: If you really want to see a particular artist, please call the gallery before you visit to make sure their studio is open.

Guild Crafts

Asheville

930 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website

A neighborhood tradition, built in 1955 by Ralph Morris Sr. for Stuart Nye and the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a pair of stone houses stand as a monument where time-honored traditions continue. Guild Crafts continues as a craft shop offering the finest handmade crafts including jewelry, pottery, baskets, ironwork, glass, fiber and much more.

Haw Creek Forge

Asheville

2000 Riverside Drive, #6, Asheville, NC • Visit website

To be decided.

191 LYMAN ST #165, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Mountain Made

Asheville

1 Page Avenue, #123, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Celebrating contemporary mountain art and featuring the work of over 80 Western North Carolina artisans. Fine handcrafted jewelry in silver, glass, and beadwork. Wonderful metal, wood, pottery, fiber and textiles, as well as regional music and books. During American Craft Week we will be highlighting David Cook’s beautiful baskets made of “smoke Vine” or Dutchman’s pipe, a native vine that David has been working with for over 20 years. Join us in the Mountain Made Gallery to see David demonstrate how he creates these spectacular pieces. Check our website for demonstration dates and time.

7 Boston Way, Asheville, NC • Visit website

New Morning Gallery delightfully displays an abundant selection of decorative and functional craft, all handmade by American artisans. The 12,300 sq. ft. gallery, with its magnificent two-story architecture, is filled with ART FOR LIVING.

River Oaks Studios

Asheville

191 Lyman Street #160, Asheville, NC • Visit website

26 Lodge St., Asheville, NC • Visit website

The gallery in Biltmore Village is the newest Southern Highland Craft Guild shop, selling a wide range of work including pottery, glass, wood, jewelry, fiber, metal, paper, mixed media and natural materials. Learn about the rich craft heritage of the region, and artists who are stretching the boundaries of their craft with modern, innovative techniques.

Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC • Visit website

An educational, non-profit organization that was founded in 1930 for the
purpose of creating a network and market for mountain craftspeople. Today,
guild membership stands at more than 900 artists from a nine-state region in
the Southern Highlands.

67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC • Visit website

On display October 2015, 'Made in WNC' examines the legacy of craft-based industry (textiles, pottery, and furniture) in Western North Carolina and their influence on today's artists and designer-makers.

Benchspace Gallery
free, open to the public
check Website for details
Tue -Sat 10 am-6 pm

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

The Village Potters, one of the Premier Potteries in Western North Carolina, is home to the working studios of six reknown potters, a fully equipped Teaching Center and three showrooms featuring their exquisite ceramics. Demonstrations are almost always available as we're always working!

29 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC • Visit website

We are a retail gallery located in the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina.
We feature all manner of local art and fine craft and host gallery strolls and demonstrations on occasion.

Mica Gallery

Bakersville

34 North Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC • Visit website

We are a cooperative gallery of fine crafts. We promote our individual members as fine craft artists year round and make a special push during ACW. In store, website, and social media platforms are utilized to bring a greater understanding of how craft enhances one's life.

Seven Sisters Gallery

Black Mountain

117 Cherry St, Black Mountain, NC • Visit website

We are an American Craft Gallery

Milepost 294, Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC • Visit website

Parkway Craft Center is one of six shops of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and features work from over 300 Southern Appalachian craftspeople. Work on display includes clay, glass, leather, fiber, jewelry, wood, natural materials, paper and metal.

Yummy Mud Puddle

Burnsville

264 CLEAR VIEW LANE, Burnsville, NC • Visit website

The Yummy Mud Puddle includes John D. Richards, an extremely mixed media sculptor, Claudia Dunaway, potter, and Kathryn Lynch who works with textiles. Located just outside of Burnsville, we also offer a "handmade" vacation rental for visitors to the crafts of area of Western North Carolina.

224 East Blvd Suite B, Charlotte, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

We are a handmade gift boutique located in Charlotte, NC. We carry many local artists as well as Made in America and Fair Trade.

185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC • Visit website

Haywood Community College’s Creative Arts programming offers an innovative, affordable, groundbreaking craft education.
Offering a 2yr degree or diploma track as well as continuing education classes and workshops year-round, there is something for everyone! Come see for yourself.

1150 Fleming Rd, Creedmoor, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Join us for our Cedar Creek Gallery 48th Annual Fall Pottery & Glass Festival
Friday, Oct 2, 6 - 10pm
Sat & Sun, Oct 3 & 4, 10 & 11 from 10am - 6pm
Festivities include: Pottery, glass blowing and wood turning demonstrations. Kiln firings, kiln openings, and raku firings. Live music. Food truck

Art on Main Fine Art / Fine Craft Festival

Hendersonville

Arts Council of Henderson County, Hendersonville, NC

Join us on October 3rd and 4th as the Arts Council of Henderson County presents our 56th annual Art on Main Fine Art / Fine Craft festival. Stroll Historic Downtown Hendersonville, NC, and shop for fine art and fine craft by artists from Henderson County and the Southeastern region. Media includes work in clay, metal, glass, fiber, wood, painting, photography, jewelry, etc. Art on Main also features live art demonstrations. Hendersonville is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 30 minutes south of Asheville.

Flow

Marshall

14 South Main Street, Marshall, NC • Visit website

Flow is a fine craft gallery in the little river town of Marshall, NC offering local and regional handcraft in pottery, jewelry, clothing,
body care, furniture and woodwork, woven and quilted items, painting, photography, sculpture, and stationery and book arts.

Last year, our event "Synesthesia," an exploration of the influence of the senses in artmaking, won recognition for Most Innovative Event.

2782 Bat Cave Rd (GPS only not postal), Old Fort, NC • Visit website

Showroom open!

31 Cross Street, Spruce Pine, NC • Visit website

A unique gathering of our region's greatest potters and clay artists October 10th and 11th, 2015. Enjoy wonderful food and beautiful handmade pottery on a colorful autumn weekend at the historic Cross Street Building in Spruce Pine, NC.

Local Cloth

Swannanoa

106 Woodcreek Circle, Swannanoa, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Local Cloth invites you to visit our exhibition, Connections 2015, at the Asheville Area Arts Council in the Grove Arcade, Asheville. This fiber arts exhibit and sale features hats, shawls, scarves, bags and yarn from locally-grown, dyed and spun fibers. Saturday craft demos. Reception Oct. 2. Visit our online directory at localcloth.org.

6148 Peniel Rd, Tryon, NC • Visit website

Tyson Graham is a potter living and working in Tryon, NC, under the mentorship of Claude and Elaine Graves of Little Mountain Pottery.

Crescent Moon

Wilmington

24 N Front Street, Wilmington, NC • Visit website

Crescent Moon is a retail gallery of Craft and Hand Made in the USA products. We support and showcase artists nationally. During Craft Week we will plan several educational events highlighting local and regional artists active in our gallery.

307 North Front St., Cotton Exchange, Wilmington, NC • Visit website

Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts is a cooperative of 20 local artists in downtown Wilmington, NC. We are the first three dimensional gallery in the area with one-of-a-kind handmade art and have just celebrated our 8th year anniversary.

North Dakota

c.lizzy's

Fargo

410 Broadway, Fargo, ND • Visit website

c.lizzy's will celebrate American Craft Week with artisan style! Check back for details.

43 Furnace Street, Akron, OH • Visit website

We are a small tw0-person clay studio producing one-of-kind functional and decorative pieces.
We also have a gallery connected to our studio that features our work and the work of about a dozen other artists.

101 E. Alex Bell Rd., #172, Dayton, OH • Visit websiteJump to events page

ZIG ZAG Gallery is an American craft & clothing gallery who is proud to have participated in ACW each year! Our primary event each year is an annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF). In addition we will have a pottery demonstration & featured local artists.

Art On Symmes

Fairfield Hamilton

1000 Symmes Rd 228 High St, Fairfield Hamilton, OH • Visit website

In conjunction with our annual Pumpkin Festival. Lots of artists on hand all weekend

Pennsylvania

Village Artisans Gallery

Boiling Springs

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

The Village Artisans Gallery is making plans for an exciting week of events highlighting Pennsylvania craft artists during our sixth year of participating in American Craft Week!

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

Celebrating 28 years in the same location, Taylor Backes is a destination glass studio and gallery. We offer classes and host group events / team building workshops with a hands on "make your own" experience. Extensive galleries feature the finest hand made glass.

1845 Market Street, Camp Hill, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Stop by and watch the following Artisans in Action in celebration of American Craft Week!

- Traditional Rug Hooking demo
- Soap du Jour - Soap making process demo
- Recycled Thredz - The art of recycling vintage fabrics demo

1845 Market Street, Camp Hill, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Oct 2 & 3 - Stop by Little Black Dress in Camp Hill to celebrate American Craft Week. Imagination In Glass produces designs using crystals, glass and druzys. See and purchase one-of-a-kind jewelry designed by Imagination In Glass.

Mud Queen Pottery at Little Black Dress

Camp Hill

1845 Market Street, Camp Hill, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 9 & 10 - Celebrate American Craft Week at Little Black Dress in Camp Hill. See a potter at their wheel and learn more about their craft. Product will be available for purchase.

Rachid Hatni Art Show at Cornerstone Coffeehouse

Camp Hill

2133 Market Street, Camp Hill, PA • Jump to events page

For the month of October, Cornerstone Coffeehouse will be displaying abstract oil and acrylic art by Rachid Hatni.

Art & Craft Evaluations - Trash or Treasure?

Carlisle

10 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 9 & 10 - The Garden Gallery invites the public to bring up to 2 pieces of art or craft on Friday & Saturday for a FREE evaluation as to what it is, the condition of the piece and the quality.

Chris Mackie - Masterworks at The Garden Gallery

Carlisle

10 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 2 & 3 - International artist Chris Mackie grew up in the working class village of Gawthorpe, England. Now a resident of Carlisle, PA, his paintings, pastels and works in stainless steel are powerful and meaningful statements that are also beautiful.

Christophe Artisan Jewelry at Nancy Stamm's Galleria

Carlisle

2 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 2 - Contemporary designs for jewelry using mixed metals, chrome and semi-precious stones.

Feathers in the Nest Fall Market

Carlisle

61 W. Chapel Avenue, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Feathers in the Nest will be hosting a Fall Vintage, Craft and Antique Market in celebration of American Craft Week. Vendors will be invited to participate and set up booths in the Feathers in the Nest parking lot. Vendors will be demonstrating crafts as well as selling their goods.

Felting Class at History on High

Carlisle

33 W. High Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 10 - Bonnie Tweedy Shaw will hold a felting class to celebrate American Craft Week. Come see how Bonnie uses special barbed needles to sculpt fluffy clouds of wool into a menagerie of animals.

Flying High for Halloween at Nancy Stamm's Galleria

Carlisle

2 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 10 - Local artist Nancy Stamm will discuss her Halloween creations. Pumpkin girls made from porcelain clay with hand sewn fabrics will take flight in their pumpkin hot air balloons.

Jack and Jill Interiors Open House

Carlisle

48 W. Pomfret Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 4-10: Explore the studio of Celebrity Nursery Designer and Artist, Sherri Blum. Sherri has been designing nurseries and creating whimsical wall art for children for 18 years. Sherri will give a tour of her design and art studio and will provide free design advice for your nursery.

Junk Car Animals at Nancy Stamm's Galleria

Carlisle

2 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 9 - Artist Brian Mace has created a menagerie of metal animals from salvaged used auto cars. Dogs, cats, peacocks, frogs, goony birds and porcupines make up this whimsical collection.

117 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Meet some local artists and see how/why they do what they do! Desserts, refreshments and special giveaways!

Mini Craft Show & Demonstrations at East Street Artisans

Carlisle

405 N East Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 10 - East Street Artisans will hold a mini craft show in the front of the store to celebrate American Craft Week. There will also be 7-10 local artists/craftsmen sharing the making of their craft in the workshop beside the shop.

38 West Pomfret Street, Carlisle, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

The Society's annual juried exhibit draws entries from national and international artists. The show will be an excellent opportunity to view the absolute best in current water media works. Prizes will be awarded at the reception. Opening reception: Sunday, September 27, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Spirit Tiles at Nancy Stamm's Galleria

Carlisle

2 N Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 3 - Molten glass on copper tiles by artist Houston Llew with stories embedded on the sides of each one.

The 60s are Coming! The 60s are Coming!

Carlisle

21 N Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 10 - Explore historic photos of Cumberland County in the 1960s and enjoy tie dye spin art. Located in the new G.B. Stuart History Workshop and hosted by the Cumberland County Historical Society.

What in the World is a Sampler?

Carlisle

21 N Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 8 & 9 - Located in the new G.B. Stuart History Workshop, the Cumberland County Historical Society will provide this children's program where kids learn what historic samplers are and how they are made. They will also make a history workshop version of their own.

340 Verbeke Street, Harrisburg, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Come and meet the 35 talented artists working in their studios at The Millworks. The Millworks is home to 23 artists studios, as well as a local and sustainable restaurant, bar and biergarten. Our First Saturday Studio Walks encourage the public to enter the artist's studios and discuss and witness

Designer Chocolate Bars at Brittle Bark

Mechanicsburg

33 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA • Jump to events page

Oct. 2 - Create three one-of-a-kind masterpieces in chocolate! (Adult session) Design each chocolate bar and then make it using Milk, Dark and/or White chocolate, along with flavorings, colored chocolate and assorted add-ins. Space is limited! Call to register: 717-697-6950. Cost: $20.00.

Spooky Chocolate Box at Brittle Bark (7-12 yrs)

Mechanicsburg

33 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 3 - Create a collection of miniature spooky ghosts, goblins, witches, pumpkins, and black cats in milk, dark and white chocolate! Mold and decorate each piece and then dip grahams, vanilla wafers, and chocolate Oreos and decorate each using the freshly made spooky pieces.

120 South Market Street, Mechanicsburgp, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Enjoy some culinary delights from our shop. We will have delicious treats and samples featuring the flavors of herbs. Each visitor will receive a herb chart.

Fiber Arts Celebration at Half Moon Handwerks

New Cumberland

214 Third Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070, New Cumberland, PA • Jump to events page

Oct 3 & 10 - Stop by and celebrate American Craft Week with lacemaking, needlework, quilting and embellishing demos.

28 S Main St, New Hope, PA • Visit website

office: 2135 Buchanan Valley Rd., Orrtanna, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

The GWFT is an Agritourism Trail that also supports the regional historic treasures and cultural gifts in the South Mountain Region of PA and MD. Travel our Trail to discover our galleries and artisans during ACW. Visit our website to learn more about specific events during ACW.

201 Washington St, Reading, PA • Visit website

Rhode Island

2007 Broad Street, Cranston, RI • Visit website

Art and Soul Gifts offers unique,handcrafted gifts and home decor created by over 175 American artists and artisans. We celebrate ACW each year by focusing our gallery exhibits on local artists and offering activities that foster artistic expression.

South Carolina

Smith Galleries

Hilton Head Island

1000 William Hilton Parkway, J11 The Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island, SC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Celebrate American Craft with a 20% savings on one item in the media focus of the day at Smith Galleries. See http://www.smithgalleries.com/americancraftweek.htm for details

Silver Lining Dezign

St Helena

650 South Reeves, St Helena, SC

255 East Bear Swamp Road, Walhalla, SC • Visit website

During Craft week we will host hands on classes and host an exhibit of all six Full Moon Artists.

 Museum of Appalachia,  2819 Andersonville Highway,  Clinton, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week -  The Tennessee Fall Homecoming, one of the nation’s largest, most authentic music and heritage arts festivals, is celebrated each October on the scenic grounds of the Museum of Appalachia.

 Audubon Park -  Corner of Perkins Ext. Rd. & Southern Ave.,  Memphis, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week -  Juried, fine craft fair in its 43rd year, featuring fine artisan crafts, demonstrating,  traditional and culinary craftsmen.

The Woven Wrap

Chattanooga

The Intown Gallery - 26 Frazier Avenue, Chattanooga, TN

Tennessee Craft Week - The front wall of the Gallery is featuring Irene Catlin's woven wraps, ponchos, and scarves. The show will highlight autumn colors along with some winter colors in Catlin's weavings.

Arts in the Appalachians

Gainesboro

Historic Downtown Gainesboro, E.Hull Avenue, Main Street, E. Gore avenue and Union Street, Gainesboro, TN

Tennessee Craft Week - Demonstrating artists will be located inside historic buildings on and around the square. Patrons can observe each artist in their creative process and work will be available for purchase.

Arrowcraft

Gatlinburg

576 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

Arrowcraft is the oldest gift shop in Gatlinburg, TN. As one of the Southern Highland Craft Guild shops, it continues the tradition of presenting fine regional crafts. This historic shop sells the best crafts from a nine-state region - weaving, basketry, pottery, woodcarving, glass, and toys.

556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center offering both national and community workshops in the arts. For ACW, Arrowmont will host a panel discussion on contemporary fiber art, and also have several exhibitions on display in our many galleries on campus.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Contemporary Fiber and Textile Art: A Panel Discussion. The Surface Design Association will hold their 2015 Craft and Concept Intensive Made/Aware: Socially Engaged Practices at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts from October 8-11, 2015.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - A two-artist exhibition will be on display in the Geoffrey A. Wolpert Gallery featuring the work of Blair Clemo and Jason Hackett.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Sandra J Blain Gallery: In conjunction with the Surface Design Association's 2015 conference Made/Aware, and Arrowmont's Pre-Intensive Workshops, the Gallery will be featuring Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts, a national juried exhibition open to SDA members.

Jonesborough Visitors Center - 117 Boone Street, Jonesborough, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Members of Tennessee Craft – Northeast Chapter will demonstrate various craft activities as people from all over the country and internationally gather to enjoy three days of storytelling. Local craft artists will demonstrate a variety of craft mediums.

Craft Gallery, 418 Woodbury Highway, Manchester, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Come meet the artists who will be demonstrating on Saturday and Sunday. Crafts such as weaving, basketry, woodworking and pottery will be on display and artists available to educate and entertain.

InFlux presents "Moving In"

Nashville

10-2-15 Franklin Art Crawl, 10-3-15 Nashville Downtown 5th Ave Art Crawl, 10-4-15 Leipers Fork , Nashville, TN

Tennessee Craft Week - A new group of non-traditional ceramicists present a popup show in a U-Haul converted into a gallery.

 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Vanderbilt and Nashville craft artists "are live" in Sarratt Gallery.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Past resident artists' work will be featured in the Art and Supply Store's Resident Gallery. Functional and fine art pieces will be on display to represent the history of artists who have participated in the Artist-in-Residence program.

 Ground Floor Gallery + Studios,  942 4th Ave S. , Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week -  Touched" is an invitational soft sculpture exhibit featuring works from regional, national and international artists.

Vanderbilt Univ. - E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center, 1204 25th Ave South , Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Ten clay artists from Tennessee will be invited to show a piece of their work in this display case; pottery as well as clay sculpture will be exhibited.

4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week Event - Fall Fest at The Hermitage is a weekend of music, food, art, and history at The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson.

1235 6th Avenue North, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Nashville Oktoberfest draws 100,000 people to local foods and flavors, music stages, craft beer and local brewers, artists and craft vendors.

720 Baugh Road, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week -This Artists Forum features 3 local fine craft artisans’ presentations concerning their process and vision as artists. Wood Turner, Brenda Stein; Metal Sculptor and Painter, Sydney Reichman; and Elizabeth Sanford, Painter/Bookmaker.

720 Baugh Road, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Fine Craft Artisan demonstrations will be on the covered pavilion with hands-on activities for children.

One Terminal Drive, Nashville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Tennessee Craft Artists demonstrate for visitors at the Nashville International Airport.

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

Tennessee Craft Week - With a colorful swatch of orange, red, yellow and gold painted across the landscape, fall in the Great Smoky Mountains provides the perfect festive backdrop for Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration.

49 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Locals Gallery will feature the work of local artists and craftsmen from the region.

 Smithville Farmers Market,  205 E. Bryant St., Smithville, TN • Visit website

Tennessee Craft Week - Information booth pitching Tennessee Craft. Demonstration of making chain-maille jewelry. $10 to make or order sterling earrings. All proceeds benefit Dekalb backpack program.

4219 East Hill Rd, Andover, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Batten Pottery

Arlington

3456 Rte 7A, Arlington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

269 Old Depot Road, Arlington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Sherwin Art Glass

Bellows Falls

33 Bridge Street, Bellows Falls, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

103 South Street, Bennington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

388 Woodland Road, Bethel, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

123 Scammell Lane, Bethel, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Chris Lann Designs

Brattleboro

1420 Sunset Lake Rd, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Fulcrum Arts

Brattleboro

485 West River Road, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

1197 Bonnyvale Road, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

JMB Glass

Brattleboro

119 Hescock Rd, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

25 Highlawn Road, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

658 Orchard Street, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Ron Karpius

Brattleboro

259 Greenleaf St, Brattleboro, VT

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Steve Lloyd Art

Brattleboro

, Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

106 Main St., Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Artisan Designs is a contemporary fine art and craft gallery featuring the works of more than 300 artists and artisans. It has been a participant in American Craft Week since the start of ACW. VAD serves as an information center for the Vermont Crafts Council's Fall Open Studio Weekend.

106 Main St., Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

VanNatta Gallery

Brownsville

, Brownsville, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

250 North St, Rte 103N, Chester, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

39 North St, Chester, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Tsuga Studios

Chester

678 Goldthwaite Rd, Chester, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

23 Good Wood Lane, Dorset, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

3428 Middlebrook Road, Fairlee, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Deborah Falls

Hartland

25 Grout Road, Hartland, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Hartland, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

322 Rte 100 North, Ludlow, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

611 Rte 103 South, Ludlow, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

335 Brooks Road, Ludlow, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

22 Smith St, Ludlow, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

488 Andover Rd, Ludlow, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Epoch - 18 Vermont Artisans

Mancester Center

4927 Main Street, Mancester Center, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Sara Gay

Mancester Center

, Mancester Center, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

2802 Rte 9, Marlboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Marlboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Marlboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Marlboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

580 Fuller Road, Newbury, VT • Visit website

Flying Canvas Studio

North Westminster

201 Church Ave, North Westminster, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

2811 Weathersfield Center Rd, Perkinsville, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Pittsfield, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Art of Vermont

Randolph

27 Main St, Randolph, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

23 Randolph Ave, Randolph, VT • Visit website

110 LaBounty Road, Randolph, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Third Branch Pottery

Randolph

59 Weston St, Randolph, VT

Vermont Open Studio Tour

50 Randolph Ave, Randolph, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

50 Randolph Ave, Randolph Ave, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

1693 Branch Hill Road, Readsboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

6954 Main Street, Readsboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

6954 Main Street, Readsboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

M. Syme

S. Royalton

42 Leonard Road, S. Royalton, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Maxine Hugon Pottery

S. Royalton

719 Walker Hill Road, S. Royalton, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

983 Myers Road, Shaftsbury, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Caryn King Studio

South Newfane

, South Newfane, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Gallery at the VAULT

Springfield

68 Main St, Springfield, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

100 Massey Rd, Springfield, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

, Townshend, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Kim Eng Yeo

Townshend

628 Peaked Mountain Rd, Townshend, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

1096 Vt Rte 30, Townshend, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Romulus Craft

Washington

8495 VT Rte 110, Washington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Rockledge Farm Woodworks

Weathersfield

58 Ascutney Basin Road, Weathersfield, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Clare Adams

West Townsend

, West Townsend, VT

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Weston Playhouse, Weston, VT • Visit website

In October the Weston Craft Show welcomes visitors to enjoy the finest Vermont craftsmanship in the historic Weston Playhouse. The work of our talented artisans includes ceramics, fiber arts, wood, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, and photography. Proceeds benefit Weston's historic museums.

Town Hill Pottery

Whitingham

612 Town Hill Road, Whitingham, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Roger Sandes

Williamsville

, Williamsville, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

72 Castle Hill Road, Wilmington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

32 Ray Hill Road, Wilmington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio

Jen Violette

Wilmington

12 New England Power Road, Wilmington, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

47 Central Street, Woodstock, VT • Visit website

Vermont Open Studio Tour

A. Korotky Studio

Charlottesville

2331 Highland Avenue, Charlottesville, VA • Visit website

A. Korotky Studio is owned by Andrea Korotky and will be open Saturday, October 3 from 9am-4pm. Studio activities will include hands-on demonstrations on looms, as well as sales of original Korotky handwoven textiles. Textiles range from household linens, wraps, blankets, and clothes of all kinds!

Les Yeux du Monde

Charlottesville

 841 Wolf Trap Rd. , Charlottesville, VA • Visit website

Herb Jackson presents his new oil paintings at Les Yeux du Monde

6733 Maddox Blve, Chincoteague, VA • Visit website

All-you-can-eat festival ushering in oyster season held the Saturday of Columbus Weekend on Chincoteague Island. OYSTERS, OYSTERS, OYSTERS...on the half shell, steamed, single fried, fritters, clam chowder, clam fritters, salad bar, french fries, hush puppies, hot dogs, water and soft drinks.

Po Box 444, Crozet, VA • Visit website

Celebrating 35 years in 2015, the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival is a bi-annual juried event featuring over 120 fine artists and artisans from around the country. Our fall Festival takes place October 10-11 at Claudius Crozet Park in historic Crozet, Virginia.

Claudius Crozet Park, Crozet , VA • Visit website

Nancy Ross of Nancy Ross Pottery will be participating as a vendor at the Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival: October 10-11. Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Classical formed, functional stoneware with glazes reminiscent of surrounding mountains; using rich blues and greens offset by creamy whites.

Mud Dauber Pottery

Earlysville

4225 Earlysville Road, Earlysville, VA • Visit website

Mud Dauber Pottery is owned by Suzanne Crane, of Suzanne Crane Fine Stoneware. She rents space to two other potters in her studio, and offers her own work, the work of her studio mates, and other American handmade craft in Mud Dauber's gallery.

4 East main St, Luray, VA • Visit website

Wes Porter, principle artist and owner of Arts & Artisans Fine Art Gallery will be having an Opening Show of his most recent work. He is an accomplished oil painter, inspired by the local scenery and environment of the Shenandoah Valley.

4264 Edge Valley Rd, North Garden, VA • Visit website

Kirk McCauley, owner of NGVA Wood Art, is opening his studio October 2 – 9 from 10am – 5pm. Witness the art of wood-turning while he creates original pieces from local wood found throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains and notable historic sites such as Monticello.

Peter Kramer furniture designer/craftsman

Washington

311 Gay Street POB 232, Washington, VA

126 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro , VA • Visit website

Waynesboro Fall Foliage Festival Art Show hosted by Shenandoah Valley Art Center. Held October 10-11 in downtown Waynesboro, VA. Recently the show was voted one of the top three art events in Virginia by “Virginia Living" magazine.

Blue Ridge Community College: One College Ln., Weyers Cave, VA • Visit websiteJump to events page

The Artisans Center of Virginia’s Annual Virginia Juried Artisan Exhibition: “Artisan Innovation at the Crossroads”. Hosted by ACV Studio School, Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, VA. September 24 – November 13.
ACV Juried Virginia Artisan members represent the highest quality hand-crafted works that the Commonwealth of Virginia has to offer.

110 B Bacon Ave, Williamsburg, VA • Visit website

We are a full working studio that provides space and equipment to other artist who do not have a studio to work in.

We are also a Gallery that specializes in Folk and Outsider art, along with Antique books, Maps and prints.

1430 High Street #709, Williamsburg, VA • Visit websiteJump to events page

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Julie Read Art

Winchester

222 S. Loudoun, Winchester , VA • Visit website

Learn to love watercolor- Beginner Watercolor Classes with Julie Read. Learn to paint the elements that make up a landscape, a floral and a barnyard scene and have fun doing it! October 2, 9, 16.

West Virginia

3310 Piedmont Road, Charleston, WV • Visit website

Our mission is to advocate and expand artisan entrepreneurship to create a vibrant economy for West Virginia. We do this by developing and training artists and artisans, providing them with business development skills, exploring new markets, and communicating success stories.

W341N6950 Northern Lights Drive, Oconomowoc, WI • Visit website

Thomas William Furniture is a small business owned by Tom and Linda Dumke in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Tom is the furniture maker who designs and hand crafts solid wood furniture; traditional with a modern flare. We joined ACW in 2014 and had a Open Studio in celebration of American Craft week.

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