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Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show


The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show November 6-9, 2014

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center (12th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107)

  Paid tickets required
Tickets also available at the entrance to the Craft Show at the Convention Center.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show is recognized as the nation’s most prestigious, juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American craft. Presented by The Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Craft Show is the single largest fundraiser for the Museum. Proceeds support educational programs, exhibitions, and fund purchases of art and contemporary craft for the permanent collection. To date the committee has raised over $10.5 million for the Museum.

This premier show and sale of contemporary craft, now in its 38th year, includes 195 of the finest craft artists in the United States. The Committee continues to innovate by introducing new artists to the Show.

At the Show each year there are daily artist demonstrations ranging from wood turning to knife-honing; how to tie a scarf and how to felt wool; how to weave basketry and how to create knitwear.

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Show Dates & Hours

Preview Party on Wednesday, November 5
Thursday, November 6th 11a.m. – 9p.m.
Friday, November 7th 11a.m. – 9p.m.
Saturday, November 8th 10a.m. – 6p.m.
Sunday, November 9th 10a.m. – 5p.m.

General Admission

Adult One-Day General Admission $15.00
Adult Two Day General Admission $20.00
Child (age 12 & under) $5.00

Adult One-Day and Child ticket can be used on any one of the show dates. Ticket is for one day only, same day re-entry. Adult Two-Day ticket can be used on any two days of the show dates.

Exclusive Museum Members Offer, 2014

Museum members will receive an exclusive 20 percent discount on all adult General Admission Craft Show tickets purchased in advance through the Museum’s Ticket Center until November 4th, all tickets must be purchased at the door.

Advance Group Admission

Purchase 10 or more tickets and you pay $10 per ticket (general admission is $15).


The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show Preview Party
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center
12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Attend the Preview Party, a cocktail buffet, and get a first look at the works of contemporary craft by 195 of the best craft artists I the United States. Media represented: fiber, glass, wood, metal, and clay. All work is one-of-a-kind and handmade by artists at the Show. Preview party ticket holders may attend the show every day it is open. Show hours are: Thursday, November 6 and Friday, November 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, November 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..

Young Patron (40 & under), 6:00pm arrival time and 1 ticket, $125
Subscriber, 6:00pm arrival time and 1 ticket, $250
Collector, 5:00pm arrival time and 1 ticket, $350
Benefactor, 4:00pm arrival time and 2 tickets, $1,500
Angel, 4:00pm arrival time and 4 tickets, $4,000
Visionary, 4:00pm arrival time and 6 tickets, $10,000

The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show Connect & Collect Corporate Reception
Thursday, November 6, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center
12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA
Paid tickets required
Patron (6 tickets) $1,000
Innovator (10 tickets) $2,500
Entrepreneur (20 tickets) $5,000

Enjoy a private cocktail buffet held in a unique and creative setting - the show floor of the Philadelphia Museum of Art CRAFT SHOW at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Exhibit Hall "F". Entertain staff, friends, business associates and colleagues while supporting artists and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Here you will find the best of contemporary craft presented by 195 artists from across the United States. All work is one-of-a-kind and for sale. Patrons who purchase 6 ticket at $1,000 receive recognition in Craft Show program book. Innovators who purchase 10 tickets at $2,500 receive a half page color ad in the Craft Show program book. Entrepreneurs who purchase ticket at $5,000 receive a full page color ad in the Craft Show program book. Additional tickets are available at $100 per person.

For more information, please contact Craft Show by phone at 215-684-7930 or by e-mail at .

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