Participants & Events


PO Box 216, Philo, CA • Visit website

Mendocino County Celebrates American Craft Week is a county- wide celebration of the amazing craft works produced in our county and the artists who make them. It is a self-guided tour that happens both weekends of craft week.

21 N Junction Ave, MONTROSE, CO • Visit websiteJump to events page

A kiln-formed glass studio specializing in glass frit (crushed glass) paintings and dimensional glass sculpture.

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

420 West Main St, Blue Ridge, GA • Visit website

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is a 501c3 arts council that provides opportunities for artists of all ages and our community. We are devoted to bringing new exhibits, new events, quality arts education and new programs to our community of Blue Ridge, Georgia. through arts and culture.

Quad City Arts

Rock Island

1715 Second Ave., Rock Island, IA • Visit website

Quad City Arts' Art Gallery features both a space to show large bodies of work by local & regional artists, as well as a Gallery Store where we feature works by 85-90 artists. Yearly, we create a pop-up gallery in another location as part of a 10 day Festival of Trees that we produce.

Greg Little Woodworks


Belle Grove Road, Prairieville, LA • Visit website

Greg is a wood artist and craftsman who has designed and created unique wood art pieces featured at many shows and galleries.

Coryell Clayworks


433D Bath Road, Brunswick, ME • Visit website

Pottery demos, kiln opening and a special sale.

PO Box 342, Gardiner, ME • Visit website

Maine Craft Weekend (MCW), a statewide tour of Maine craft studios and events, is an opportunity for the public to explore the life and work of craft artists in Maine. MCW is a public, educational, community oriented, family friendly self-guided tour.

15 Epps Street, Portland, ME • Visit website

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is a fine arts gallery located on Peaks Island in Portland, ME. The gallery has participated in ACW for years exhibiting paintings, sculpture, and a select offering of blown glass and works in clay by established and emerging artists with a connection to the state Maine.

15 Epps Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME • Visit website

Richard Boyd Pottery is the private studio of Rick Boyd a retired Nurse Anesthetist and ceramicist. Rick has created original one of a kind hand made ceramic art and pottery for more than four decades. Rick has proudly participated in ACW for many years.


Cape Ann Artisans


63 Langford Street, Gloucester, MA • Visit website

Cape Ann Artisans are part of a vibrant arts community along scenic North Shore of Massachusetts. Open Studio Tours are self-guided of artists’ studios in Gloucester and Rockport, important Massachusetts designated Cultural Districts. Tours are 1st weekend in June and Columbus Day Weekend.

goodlinens studio


130 Main Street, Gloucester, MA • Visit website

The work of 8 artisans will be on display throughout the week. As yet unscheduled demonstrations will be held in the studio. Please check the website in October for demonstration schedule.

Pauline's Gifts


514 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA • Visit website

11 Spring Street, Marion, MA • Visit websiteJump to events page

I am an architect with an art & design retail storefront. We carry American made artisan work for sale, order or commission.

307 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI • Visit website

222 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT • Visit website

The Purple Pomegranate is a fine craft gallery that sells North American Craft. For ACW, we will be featuring a local artist that creates hand crafted wooden utensils.

New Jersey

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

Fine Art and Fine Crafts in beautiful county parks

932, Monmouth Ave, Toms River, NJ • Visit website

I create silk marbled scarves and altered couture. Marbling is the art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transforming this pattern to paper or silk. It is believed to be invented in the thirteenth century in Turkistan.

North Carolina

, Western North Carolina, NC • Visit website

524 N Griffing Blvd., Asheville, NC • Visit website

Art Connections offers art studio tours in the western NC region!

207 Coxe Avenue, 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.

Pack Square, Downtown, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Asheville is known as the hub of artistic activity that radiates throughout the area. Vacationers marvel at the city as it's arts and culture oozes out of everyside of the artcentric mountainous region.Come start your next artistic adventure in the center of Asheville in Pack Square Park.

Azalea Bindery


1 Brookgreen Pl, Asheville, NC • Visit website

Open studio day with book binding and paper marbling demonstration.

Center for Craft


67 Broadway St., Asheville, NC • Visit website

Center for Craft advances the understanding of craft by supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development. Visit the Center's gallery, a craft destination in the heart of downtown Asheville investigating contemporary practices of making through exhibitions, tours and workshops.

Grovewood Village


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

Visit Asheville's historic arts and crafts destination! Our 11-acre property, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to Grovewood Gallery, working artist studios, a sculpture garden, Golden Fleece restaurant, the Biltmore Industries Homespun Museum, and an antique car museum.

Mountain Made


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

NC Glass Center


140 Roberts St, Asheville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

The North Carolina Glass Center is a nonprofit dedicated to education, exploration, and collaboration in all forms of glass. We offer daily demonstrations, workshops and a gallery which represents over 20 of our glass artists and instructors. Come visit or take a class today.

26 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC • Visit website

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. Visit Guild Crafts and experience where the past meets the present and take home a piece of Southern Mountain tradition.

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

The Folk Art Center is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild. The center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. In addition to an Eastern National bookstore and Blue Ridge Parkway information desk, the center houses three galleries, a library, and the Guild's oldest craft shop. Beginning in March each year, visitors can see live craft demonstrations daily in the Folk Art Center lobby. The Folk Art Center is located in east Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a five-minute drive from downtown.

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

Multi-Kiln Opening Extravaganza: Watch master potters throw big, carve surfaces, and pull pots out of the fire. Full facility tours, special sales to benefit our scholarship fund, and info on our classes and advanced ceramics programs. A day devoted to experiencing all aspects of making pottery.



37 N. Mitchell Ave., Bakersville, NC • Visit websiteJump to events page

Mica, a cooperative gallery located in downtown Bakersville NC, showcases the stunning work of its 13 members. On display and available for sale are functional and sculptural ceramics, glass, fiber, metal and paintings. Mica will host a variety of pop-up events during ACW to honor our patrons.

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

Visitors enjoy a marriage of spectacular views, Georgian Revival architecture and stunning handmade crafts at the Manor House. Parkway Craft Center is one of five 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. Whether visitors are looking for a special accent piece for the home or a unique gift for a special occasion, they will find the perfect selection.

Lucy Clark

Cedar Mountain

8 Easy St, Cedar Mountain, NC • Visit website

I am a professional artist specializing in hand build ceramics in Western North Carolina. I have currently have a working studio and gallery in Brevard, NC., called Artists @ Work.

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

2702A Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC • Visit website

We represent fine art and craft artists and celebrate them with exhibits and demos throughout the year. WE are happy to participate in American Craft Week. Sherry Masters in AVL shared American Craft Week with me.



14 S Main Street, Marshall, NC • Visit website


Village Artisans Gallery

Boiling Springs

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

Located in an 1875 former church in the picture-postcard village of Boiling Springs PA, we are busy making plans for American Craft Week. We'll have "Artists in Action" demos and trunk shows of local jewelers, craftsmen and fine artists. Check our website's Events Page
closer to ACW!

35 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA • Visit website

The 4th Mystery Art Auction benefit for the Cumberland/Perry Domestic Violence Shelter is Saturday 10/6/18. “Mystery” artists – emerging, professional & celebrity will create 5” x 7” art in various mediums at $20. each. The shelter gets 100%. Larger donated items are available in a silent auction.

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

Meadowbrooke Gourds is super excited to announce that we will hold a NEW Sunflower Festival on October 5 & 6 on our beautiful farm at the foot of the Blue Mountains. We will also hold our Fall Oops Sale, pick your own pumpkins and FREE Sunflowers! Click on our Events page link for more information

252 Twin Lakes Road, Latrobe, PA • Visit website

The nationally acclaimed WAHF stated in 1975 and now covers eight acres of a scenic park with exceptional programming to an estimated 125,000 visitors. Featured are visual arts and crafts, ethnic food, 4 stages of programming, interactive children’s activities, as well as historical experiences.

3581 Ritner Hwy., Newville, PA • Visit websiteJump to events page

Join us for the Arts Live Program to work with clay, create a collage, participate in plein air painting, try out monoprinting, watch a pit fire enhance clay pots and experience a live Raku fire performance. Arts Live is a creative collaboration between Hempfield Behavioral Health & local artists.

P. O. Box 676, Columbia, TN • Visit websiteJump to events page

We are the oldest arts organization in Maury County and have been promoting great arts programs since 1970! The Center for the Arts is supported in part by grants provided by the Tennessee Arts Commission A 503(c)3 Non-Profit since 3/29/72.

A. Jann Peitso, art!


170 Glades Rd., Gatlinburg, TN

As artist/gallery owner and watercolor teacher, I shall provide classes during American Craft Week with different surfaces for the seasoned and "would-be's" to experiment with watercolors. Through the use of Terra Skin and Yupo, class attendees will discover the excitement and flow of this medium.

POB 807, Gatlinburg, TN • Visit website

For American Craft Week, we team with Tennessee Craft Week and present "Hands On Gatlinburg in October". Shops and galleries throughout the 8 mile loop, featuring the 100 + crafting artists, facilitate classes of all types. A learning weekend, Oct 12 - 14, 2018.
Just "Do The Loop and Learn a Craft"

127 Fairmont Ave., Jackson, TN • Visit website

The West Tennessee Artisan Trail promotes regional artisans through organizing juried shows and exhibits, The first WTAT Art on Track festival was held during ACW in October 2017 at the historic N.C. & St. L. Depot and Railroad Museum in Jackson, TN. The 2018 festival will invite non-WTAT members.

Art Market Gallery


422 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN • Visit website

The Art Market Gallery is a regional artist Cooperative with over 60 area painters, photographers, weavers, printmakers, woodworkers, potters, jewelers, fiber and glass artists. The gallery features a 2 Dimensional and 3 Dimensional artist each month and also has various gallery wide "event" shows.

3050 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN • Visit websiteJump to events page

The Pink Palace Family of Museums provides a variety of educational, historical and nature attractions, activities and events. A longtime supporter of arts and crafts, this year we will host our 46th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair Oct. 12-14.

P O Box 1893, Morristown, TN • Visit websiteJump to events page

Artists and crafters will have their works on display from 10-3 in a celebration of regional crafts that are made by the artists who display them. Food will be available for purchase, and music will provide the backdrop. It will take place a the Morristown Farmers Market Pavilion 139 W. Morris Blvd.

1306 Avenue A, Katy, TX • Visit website

We are a creative space, a retail space, and an event venue with a bead store in house and a fully equipped metalsmithing studio. We make and sell jewelry, accessories & home decor for our artisan boutique and we teach classes in all types of jewelry making, decorative painting & floral arranging.

106 Main St., Brattleboro, VT • Visit website

Vermont Artisan Designs is a gallery on Main Street in downtown Brattleboro, VT, that features the works of more than 300 American craftspeople and fine artists, mostly from New England. During ACW, the gallery hosts works from participants in the Vermont Fall Open Studio tour.

Caryn King Studio

South Newfane

Miller Lane, South Newfane, VT • Visit website

George Scatchard Pottery, 958 Route 15, Underhill, VT • Visit website

I am a studio potter making hand thrown stoneware and porcelain.



117 South Columbus Street, Alexandria, VA • Visit website

Vintage Mirage is a designer consignment & hand crafted artisan collection store.
Our jewelry features hand crafted items from Victorian (1860) to present contemporary
designers. The clothing & accessories are handcrafted and vintage to present designers.
A collection of 1900's greatest fashion

The Sideshow Gallery


221 North Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA • Visit website

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! Prepare to be amazed by downtown Williamsburg, Virginia's hottest new's The Sideshow - The Greatest Gallery on Earth! NOW OPEN in downtown Williamsburg .... no ticket required.

401 Second Street, Hudson, WI • Visit website

SEASONS on St. Croix Gallery is a relaxed arts venue for an eclectic mix of contemporary craft and fine art. Featuring predominantly local and regional artists, the collection brims with glass, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, sculpture, wood, metal, fiber, as well as two dimensional fine art.

225 High Street, MINERAL POINT, WI • Visit website

We are a membership organization in a tiny midwestern community with perhaps more artists and crafters per capita than most anywhere else. With a population of under 2,500, we have 25+ retailers in the arts and crafts field and can count many more artists working in home studios.

321 West Midwest Avenue, Casper, WY • Visit website

During October, we celebrate Fiber Arts with an open call gallery show for any and all fiber arts. Also featured in October of 2018 is a solo show by Ken Carpenter, woods artist, and an open call Greeting Cards Show. Throughout the year, our gift shop contains the works of artists & craftspeople.

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