Plant a creative seed this spring as you get out and experience some of the many artisan inspired activities and offerings all across the Commonwealth!
Artisan festivals, farm markets & cultural celebrations are in full bloom, ready to abate the long winter's cabin fever with joyous talents, tastes & treasures! And, don't let a rainy day stop you....check out "Our Artisans" to find workshops that will nurture your thirst for a new found skill. Venture out on an Artisan Trail for first-hand arts & agri/aqua Artisan experiences in one of Virginia's extraordinary communities.
Create a journey of discovery as you plan your unique Virginia adventure on the Artisan Trail Network!
ACV has received Virginia Tourism Corporation grant support to produce photo-video presentations of select artisan trail participants. Email us if you’re interested in being featured.
Invoking Art as Business Workshops & Seminars:
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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.
"For me there is no better fulfillment then preserving the Art of Hand Carved Decoys."
Wood: Hand Carved,
"Form and function are essential to my pots and my life. "
Rappahannock Artisan Studios Ceramics: Functional,
"I like to throw simple, classical forms to use as a vehicle for my busy surfaces."
Ceramics: Functional, Sculptural,