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May 3, 2012

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Presents Craft Spoken Here, An Exhibition Devoted To Contemporary Craft, On View Starting May 5

Presenting the work of 39 craft artists from 11 countries, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, Craft Spoken Here, explores the significance of craft as a form of visual expression. On view May 5 through August 12 at the Perelman Building, the works in Craft Spoken Here range from 1960 to the present in […]

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May 2, 2012

Ninth Annual Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar Returns May 12-13, With 150 Vendors, Live Music And A Sneak Preview Event On The Race Street Pier

One of Philly’s best outdoor craft bazaars is back, just in time for Mother’s Day. With more than 150 local and national artists selected to set up shop at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, May 12-13, the 9th Annual Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar won’t disappoint. Shoppers can expect high-quality handmade goods that stay […]

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April 11, 2012

Clover Market, An Upscale Vintage Outdoor Market In Ardmore, Opens For The Spring On April 15

If you’re in the market for antiques and collectibles, vintage jewelry and clothing, original art and crafts and more, you will not want to miss the Clover Market, an upscale vintage outdoor market in Ardmore that opens on Sunday, April 15. It’s a rain-or-shine shopping event that runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Clover Market is […]

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April 10, 2012

Shop Handmade And Local At The Rittenhouse Fair & Square Pop Up Shop, April 10-24 At The Philadelphia Art Alliance

What do you get when you take some of Philly’s most popular artisans, gather them all together and have them showcase their wares in a historic Center City mansion? This: Rittenhouse Fair & Square, a two-week-long pop-up shop beginning April 10, at Rittenhouse Square’s stately Art Alliance. Open daily from 11 a.m-5 p.m. through April […]

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February 29, 2012

Registration Is Open For The Spring 2012 Art Star Craft Bazaar At Penn’s Landing, May 12-13

Bring out the glue guns. If you’re friendly with a sewing machine, consider yourself a bedazzling goddess or just have some nifty craft ideas you want to show off (earrings made out of beer cans, anyone?) then you might want to apply for the Spring 2012 Art Star Craft Bazaar. The outdoor event, held at […]

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January 23, 2012

Valentine’s Day Retail Roundup: Romance Is In Stock At These Top Picks For Philadelphia Card and Gift Shops

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, which means that the shelves at Philly-area card and gift shops are taking on a recognizable color scheme of red, white and pink. Our advice: bypass that last-minute trip to the corner drugstore, and snag your cards and gifts now for the best selection. The following stores have everything you […]

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December 22, 2011

RUBA In Northern Liberties To Host “Draughts ‘N Crafts” Tonight, A Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Event

If you’re like many holiday shoppers, you’ve probably got a few more holiday gifts to pick up before you can cross all those names off your shopping list. Let the awesome Northern Liberties venue RUBA help you out as it hosts a special Draughts ‘N Crafts night tonight, chock-full of unique, handmade Christmas gifts on […]

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December 13, 2011

The 5th Annual Procrastinator’s Holiday Bazaar Returns This Sunday, December 18

Waiting until the last minute to finish your holiday shopping? Head to the Italian Market this Sunday, December 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., for the 5th Annual Procrastinator’s Holiday Bazaar, and get all stocked up on holiday cheer. Gift items by local artists will include original artwork, jewelry, clothing, handbags and one-of-a-kind crafts. To check […]

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December 2, 2011

Crafty Balboa Returns To The Broad Street Ministry On Saturday, December 17, A Great Chance To Shop Locally For Holiday Gifts

Crafty Balboa, the South Philly-based craft show that prides itself on showcasing unique, high-quality, affordable, handmade goods, is once again hosting its holiday craft show on Saturday, December 17, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Broad Street Ministry. After receiving a record number of applications for the event this year, Crafty Balboa will have an […]

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December 2, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia To Host A Hands-On Gingerbread House Event, Saturdays, December 3 And 17

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia is getting into the holiday spirit with a gingerbread house-making event, scheduled for both this Saturday, December 3 and Saturday, December 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the hotel’s Petite Ballroom. Attendees can decorate their own keepsake gingerbread houses with all the trimmings, and enjoy an afternoon filled with holiday sweets, including a […]

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