Participants & Events


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.

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

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.

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.

North Carolina

, Western North Carolina, NC • Visit website

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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.

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

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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