The Doors Are Open...

...Come On In!  

The ACV Calendar of Events is jam-packed as artisans and trail sites all across the state open their doors this fall!  

There's something for everyone, every day, in every community! 

Open Door & Studio Tours abound across the Artisan Trail Network and soon we'll be rolling into American Craft Week.   It's the fall festival and harvest season...peak season to experience the color-turning foliage that Virginia landscapes are reknown for by artists, photographers and vistiors world-wide.  

Be sure to "like" the ACV's parent Facebook page as well as each Artisan Trail's individual Facebook pages so you'll know what's going on in your neck of the woods! 

Get on the trail this fall and discover an insider’s view of Virginia! CLICK HERE TO FIND A TRAIL

Artisan Trail Network

Create a journey of discovery as you plan your unique Virginia adventure on the Artisan Trail Network!


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ACV has received Virginia Tourism Corporation grant support to produce photo-video presentations of select artisan trail participants.

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Studio School

Expand your creative and agri-artisan business endeavors by attending Invoking Art as Business Workshops & Seminars.

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Ask ACV to customize an entrepreneur workshop for your next gathering!

Scholarship assistance is available to ACV members APPLY NOW!

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Retail Partners

To Shop ACV is to Buy Local

ACV affiliates feature Virginia artisans who are widely accomplished and distinguished at creating fine craft… the best in their field!

Discover the joy of owning hand-crafted, functional pieces, heritage craft items, unique collectibles and wear-ables of the highest quality made by a Virginia craft artisan.

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News & Updates

Harrisonburg & Rockingham County Name Their Artisan Trail
ACV Celebrates the Launch of its Virginia Oyster Trail
ACV Celebrates the Inauguration of The Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail
ACV Celebrates the Inauguration of The Rappahannock County Artisan Trail
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Calendar of Events

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Our Juried Artisans

Wostrel, Rebekah

"Ceramic Artist and Educator. Pots, sculptures, mixed media installations."
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Ceramics:  Functional,  Sculptural,

Muse, Sarah EK

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Metal:  Sculptural,

Williamson, Frederick

"I turn fine wood bowls from our native hardwoods, both functional and artistic."
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Pettigrew, Alex

"Capturing the natural beauty and wonder of American wood"
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Wood:  Functional Accessories (non-wearable);  Turned,

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