Saturday, January 7, 2012

Philadelphis Museum of Art Craft Show - 2012 Applications are Now Open

WHO: The 36th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, a juried exhibition and retail sale, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 8 to 11, 2012, with a preview party on November 7. The jury will accept 195 craft artists.

WHEN:Applications are open and can be submitted until April 12, 2012 (extra fee is applied to all submission post April 1st).

WHY:   The show serves as the museum's largest yearly fundraising event and is devoted to bringing wide public attention to the field of craft art. Cumulative 35-year contribution: $10 million. Funds raised are used to purchase works of art and craft for the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to support exhibitions and education programs and to contribute to conservation and publication projects. At the 2011 show, 18,686 visitors attended.

PRICES:Application fees vary between $50 and $90 depending on how and when the artist chooses to apply. All details at

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