We're taking a vacation!

We’re taking a vacation!

Fellow lovers of the handmade, we are taking a blog vacation! It’s the summer season, and the perfect time reflect and plan. We want to spend some time thinking about how we can make this space better, more exciting, and more beautiful. How can it reflect the vast variety of craft being made  within the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen […]

We're hiring!

We’re hiring!

We are excited to announce that the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen is hiring for two positions.  We’re a close-knit team that promotes and supports art and fine craft through our education and membership programs, fine craft fairs, exhibitions, and store. Membership/Event Manager Structure: The Membership/Event Manager is a 32-hour/week position and reports to the Executive […]

Gifts for the Makers in Your Life

Gifts for the Makers in Your Life

Artists and craftsmen are often difficult to shop for. Their wishlist includes specialized supplies, or (like my dad!) they just purchase what they want without waiting for a gift-giving occasion. If every year pushes you to be more creative in your planning, here are a few ideas! A workshop. The Guild’s How to Photograph Your Artwork on January […]

Photo by Wilde Photography

Internships and Apprenticeships

Jeweler Cara Romano recently opened her studio for a traditional internship – one that looks more like an apprenticeship than the usual unpaid-intern situation common to today’s graduates. Emily Shaffer, a recent graduate of Kutztown University’s Craft Program, will spend a year with Cara focusing on jewelry making, arts administration and small business management. The […]