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You are invited on a journey of discovery as we kick off Virginia Artisan Month (October) with American Craft Week!

Join us as we celebrate Virginia Artisans and their communities with American Craft Week (October 1-16), the largest celebration of handcrafted works in the country, now a two-week nationally emphasized event!

Participating Virginia Artisans (creative and agricultural) invite you to experience their works up close and personal. Join them and the venues who are showcasing their talent, skills and stories as they unite to showcase what’s unique and fun about Virginia’s vibrant artisan culture. Click here for a list of events throughout the Commonwealth.


Help us Forge the Future for Virginia Artisans

We believe Creative/Craft and Aqua/Agricultural Artisans are vital to Virginia’s cultural and economic future. Your gift will help elevate and enhance creative enterprises and provide essential services to artisan endeavors across the Commonwealth.


News & Updates

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Virginia Oyster Trail

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Our Juried Artisans

Barbara Mann

"I like to throw simple, classical forms to use as a vehicle for my busy surfaces."

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Russell Jones

"One of a kind pottery for everyday use."

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Nell J. Fredericksen

"First and foremost, the beauty I see in everything around me flows both consciously and subconsciously through all my designs."

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