Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

Deadline: April 1, 2007

The Show

The 31st 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, 2007, with a preview party on November 7. The jury will accept 195 craft artists. 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 30-year contribution: $8 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 2006 show, 24,000 visitors generated estimated exhibitor sales of $3.4 million.


The Show is open to all craft artists who are residents of and working in the United States. All work, whether one of a kind pieces or limited editions, should be well conceived and expertly executed without technical faults; works should be made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, showing imagination and the mark of the craft artist's individuality. The categories are basketry, ceramics, fiber, furniture (includes all media), glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, handmade paper, wearables and wood.

Two Way To Apply

The deadline for electronic applications is April 1, 2007. The non-refundable processing fee for applying electronically is $40.00, payable online or by mailing a check payable to PMA Craft Show, PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA 19101.go to: www.juriedartservices.com

The deadline for paper applications with slides is an April 1, 2007 postmark. The non-refundable processing fee for a paper application with slides is $90.00. (The additional $50 is to pay for scanning and data entry.) Download application form.

Please include self-addressed, stamped envelope so that slides can be returned to you. Make check payable to PMA-Craft Show and mail to PMA Craft Show, PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA 19101.

Download 2007 Application

Contact Info
Email: twcpma@philamuseum.org
Telephone: 215-684-7930

PMA Craft Show
P.O. Box 7646
Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646