The Center for Art in Wood

The Center for Art in Wood displays wood art on site and in their traveling exhibitions and publications.

The Clay Studio

One of the world’s leading ceramic art institutions, The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through their artist residency program, gallery, in-store and online shop, school, and outreach program.

Millésimé & Ligne Roset Old City

Millesime is a design showroom providing expertise to architects, designers and individual clients.

Moderne Gallery

Moderne Gallery has been internationally renowned for its high quality, vintage 20th Century furniture, lighting and accessories since 1984.

National Liberty Museum

An impressive collection of glass art is highlighted at the National Liberty Museum. Visitors are invited to interact with incredible stories of heroes and a collection of contemporary art.

PHL Independents

Located in Old City, Philadelphia Independents is a gift boutique that features only handmade items from local talent in the city.

Wexler Gallery

Challenging the traditional labels that categorize art, Wexler Gallery exhibits work that coexists in the expressive realms of design, fine art and contemporary glass and ceramics.

Fabric Workshop and Museum

The Fabric Workshop and Museum invites renowned contemporary artists to experiment with fabric and other innovative uses of materials and media.

The Galleries at Moore

Located within the only art and design college for women in the country, The Galleries at Moore host solo and group exhibitions, in a variety of media, by established and emerging national and international artists.

Philadelphia Art Alliance at The University of the Arts

The Art Alliance is a center that advances the work of makers, performers, and practitioners across disciplines. Programming provides exposure to the unusual, the unexpected, and the provocative.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

Held annually in November, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show includes the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the United States, selected from more than 1,000 applicants.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Discover works of art at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Significant historic and contemporary crafts can be found in the Museum’s holdings and permanent exhibition spaces.

University of the Arts

University of the Arts is one of the few top art schools or universities to offer a focus in all five types of craft media: ceramics, fibers and textiles, glass, jewelry and metals, and wood plus furniture design.

Art Star

Art Star is a curated gallery and boutique selling handmade clothing, accessible fine art, jewelry and home accessories. Look for their pop-up markets throughout the year.

Bahdeebahdu

Bahdeebahdu specializes in mixing contemporary art and design with a philosophy rooted in beauty, pleasure and humor.

East Falls Glassworks

East Falls Glassworks is a glassblowing studio offering workshops for groups and individuals who want to experience working with glass at 2000 degrees.

Globe Dye Works

A former yarn-dying factory, Globe Dye Works has been transformed into a community of artists, designers, and fabricators.

Gravers Lane Gallery

Inspired by the concept of modern heirlooms, Gravers Lane Gallery strives to provide unparalleled craft and concept from some of today’s most innovative artists.

Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design

Since its establishment in 1980, Marguerite Rodgers has been relied upon to transform ordinary spaces into compelling interiors.

MaKen Studios

Short for “Made in Kensington” and comprised of nearly 300,000 square feet, MaKen Studios are two repurposed, industrial buildings in North Philadelphia that foster the development and sustainability of successful professional craftspeople, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and manufacturers.

Tyler School of Art and Temple Contemporary

Offering BFA and MFA programs in Ceramics, Fibers and Material Studies, Glass, and Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Tyler School of Art is recognized as one of the Nation’s leading art programs.

1241 Carpenter Studios + Art Space 1241

Over fifty artists and craftspeople work in 1241 Carpenter Studios, a 19th century factory building dedicated solely to creatives and creative businesses. Artspace 1241 features rotating exhibitions throughout the year.

Bok Building

The Bok Building, a once historic vocational school, is an evolving center for creatives, small-businesses, non-profits, small-batch manufacturers and beyond.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a nonprofit art museum and gallery space located in Isaiah Zagar’s art environment spanning half a city block.

NextFab

NextFab is a network of membership-based makerspaces that provide access to tools, technology, education, events, and services for makers of any skill level.

Abington Art Center

Located on a historic 27 acre campus in Jenkintown, just 10 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Abington Art Center presents exhibitions, programs and events designed to make the visual arts accessible to all.

Main Line Art Center

Main Line Art Center presents contemporary art exhibitions and a variety of courses in craft-based media including ceramics, textiles, wood and small metals.

Wayne Art Center

Established in 1930 as the first art center in the Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, Wayne Art Center offers instruction for all ages in a variety of creative arts. Presented annually, Craft Forms is internationally recognized as a premiere contemporary craft exhibition.

Wharton Esherick Museum

Wharton Esherick has been called the link between the Arts and Crafts Movement and the resurgent interest in furniture making following World War II. The Studio and Museum invite visitors to explore his ongoing legacy.

Nakashima Studio and Foundation for Peace

Drawing on Japanese designs and shop practices, as well as on American and International Modern styles, Nakashima created a body of work that would make his name synonymous with the best of 20th century American Art furniture.

Paradigm Gallery + Studio

Paradigm Gallery + Studio provides an artistic space for both the visual and performing arts, with a focus on emerging to established Philadelphia-based visual artists and makers.

Center for Emerging Visual Artists

CFEVA’s services are designed to raise the profile of Philadelphia’s professional artists, foster artistic experimentation and innovation, and showcase how vibrant artistic communities boost cultural tourism and foster economic development.

InLiquid

InLiquid mobilizes the visual arts culture of the greater Philadelphia region in order to unite communities, establish wider audiences for artists and craftspeople, and facilitate relationships between makers and collectors.

Crane Arts

Crane Arts has four floors of galleries and artist studios with The Old School across the street, which is home to Pig Iron Theatre and a bouquet of artist studios converted from former classrooms. Icebox Project Space and other galleries are throughout the first floor.

RAIR

Situated inside a construction and demolition waste recycling company in northeast Philadelphia, RAIR offers artists studio space and access to more than 450 tons of materials per day.

Explore Craft in Philadelphia

Throughout American history, the Philadelphia region has been recognized as a national leader in the field of craft and the handmade. Today, Philadelphia’s talented population of craft artists and makers is complemented and fueled by a wealth of art and design schools, discipline‐specific craft centers, independent galleries, dedicated private collectors, and significant museum holdings and exhibitions. Below is a full directory of CraftNOW Philadelphia partner organizations sorted according to neighborhood.

Old City

The Center for Art in Wood

The Center for Art in Wood is the founding arts and educational institution, maintaining the history and leading the growth, awareness, appreciation and promotion for arts in wood both onsite and in traveling exhibitions and publications.141 N. 3rd Street

The Clay Studio

One of the world’s leading ceramic art institutions, The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through their artist residency program, gallery, in-store and online shop, school, and outreach program. 137-139 N. 2nd Street

Millésimé & Ligne Roset

Millesime is a design showroom providing expertise to architects, designers and individual clients.
38 and 33 South 2nd Street

Moderne Gallery

Moderne Gallery has been internationally renowned for its high quality, vintage 20th Century furniture, lighting and accessories since 1984. 111 N. 3rd Street

National Liberty Museum

An impressive collection of glass art is highlighted at the National Liberty Museum. Visitors are invited to interact with incredible stories of heroes and a collection of contemporary art. 321 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia Independents

Located in Old City, Philadelphia Independents is a gift boutique that features only handmade items from local talent in the city. 35 North 3rd Street

Wexler Gallery

Challenging the traditional labels that categorize art, Wexler Gallery exhibits work that coexists in the expressive realms of design, fine art and contemporary glass and ceramics. 201 North 3rd Street

Center City

Center for Emerging Visual Artists

CFEVA’s services are designed to raise the profile of Philadelphia’s professional artists, foster artistic experimentation and innovation, and showcase how vibrant artistic communities boost cultural tourism and foster economic development.  237 South 18th Street, Suite 3A

Fabric Workshop and Museum

The Fabric Workshop and Museum invites renowned contemporary artists to experiment with fabric and other innovative uses of materials and media.  1214 Arch Street

The Galleries at Moore

Located within the only art and design college for women in the country, The Galleries at Moore host solo and group exhibitions, in a variety of media, by established and emerging national and international artists.  20th and the Parkway

Philadelphia Art Alliance at The University of the Arts

The Art Alliance is a center that advances the work of makers, performers, and practitioners across disciplines. Programming provides exposure to the unusual, the unexpected, and the provocative.  251 South 18th Street

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Discover works of art at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Significant historic and contemporary crafts can be found in the Museum’s holdings and permanent exhibition spaces.  2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

Held annually in November, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show includes the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the United States, selected from more than 1,000 applicants.  Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

University of the Arts

University of the Arts is one of the few top art schools or universities to offer a focus in all five types of craft media: ceramics, fibers and textiles, glass, jewelry and metals, and wood plus furniture design.  320 South Broad Street

North of Center City

Art Star

Art Star is a curated gallery and boutique selling handmade clothing, accessible fine art, jewelry and home accessories. Look for their pop-up markets throughout the year.  623 North 2nd Street

Bahdeebahdu

Bahdeebahdu specializes in mixing contemporary art and design with a philosophy rooted in beauty, pleasure, and humor.  1522 North American Street

Crane Arts

Crane Arts has four floors of galleries and artist studios with The Old School across the street, which is home to Pig Iron Theatre and a bouquet of artist studios converted from former classrooms.  1400 North American Street

East Falls Glassworks

East Falls Glassworks is a glassblowing studio offering workshops for groups and individuals who want to experience working with glass at 2000 degrees.  3510 Scotts Lane

Globe Dye Works

A former yarn-dying factory, Globe Dye Works has been transformed into a community of artists, designers, and fabricators.  4500 Worth Street

Gravers Lane Gallery

Inspired by the concept of modern heirlooms, Gravers Lane Gallery strives to provide unparalleled craft and concept from some of today’s most innovative artists.  8405 Germantown Avenue

InLiquid

InLiquid mobilizes the visual arts culture of the greater Philadelphia region in order to unite communities, establish wider audiences for artists and craftspeople, and facilitate relationships between makers and collectors.  1400 North American Street

Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design

Since its establishment in 1980, Marguerite Rodgers has been relied upon to transform ordinary spaces into compelling interiors.  2131 North American Street

MaKen Studios

Short for “Made in Kensington” and comprised of nearly 300,000 square feet, MaKen Studios are two repurposed, industrial buildings in North Philadelphia that foster the development and sustainability of successful professional craftspeople, entrepreneurs, and small batch manufacturers.  3525 I Street

Tyler School of Art and Temple Contemporary

Offering BFA and MFA programs in Ceramics, Fibers and Material Studies, Glass, and Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Tyler School of Art is recognized as one of the Nation’s leading art programs.  2001 North 13th Street

RAIR

Situated inside a construction and demolition waste recycling company in northeast Philadelphia, RAIR offers artists studio space and access to more than 450 tons of materials per day.  7333 Milnor Street

South Philadelphia

1241 Carpenter Studios + Art Space 1241

Over fifty artists and craftspeople work in 1241 Carpenter Studios, a 19th century factory building dedicated solely to creatives and creative businesses. Artspace 1241 features rotating exhibitions throughout the year.  1241 Carpenter Street

Bok Building

The Bok Building, a once historic vocational school, is an evolving center for creatives, small-businesses, non-profits, small-batch manufacturers and beyond.  1901 South 9th Street

NextFab

NextFab is a network of membership-based makerspaces that provide access to tools, technology, education, events, and services for makers of any skill level.  2025 Washington Avenue

Paradigm Gallery + Studio

Paradigm Gallery + Studio provides an artistic space for both the visual and performing arts, with a focus on emerging to established Philadelphia-based visual artists and makers.  746 South 4th Street

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a nonprofit art museum and gallery space located in Isaiah Zagar’s art environment spanning half a city block.  1020 South Street

Regional

Abington Art Center

Located on a historic twenty-seven acre campus in Jenkintown, just ten miles from Center City Philadelphia, Abington Art Center presents exhibitions, programs and events designed to make the visual arts accessible to all.  515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown

Main Line Art Center

Main Line Art Center presents contemporary art exhibitions and a variety of courses in craft-based media including ceramics, textiles, wood and small metals.  746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Nakashima Studio and Foundation for Peace

Drawing on Japanese designs and shop practices, as well as on American and International Modern styles, Nakashima created a body of work that would make his name synonymous with the best of 20th century American Art furniture.  1858 Aquetong Road, New Hope

Wayne Art Center

Established in 1930 as the first art center in the Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, Wayne Art Center offers instruction for all ages in a variety of creative arts. Presented annually, Craft Forms is internationally recognized as a premiere contemporary craft exhibition.  413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne

Wharton Esherick Museum

Wharton Esherick has been called the link between the Arts and Crafts Movement and the resurgent interest in furniture making following World War II. The Studio and Museum invite visitors to explore his ongoing legacy.  1520 Horse Shoe Trail, Malvern