Artisans Center of Virginia

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What If We All Came Together on One Day?

We can!

On November 29, the Artisans Center of Virginia will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Prepare to join the excitement.

Show your love for Virginia artisans (craft/creative and aqua/agricultural), excellence in local artisan-made goods, entrepreneurial businesses, community, creative discoveries, the Artisan Trail Network, the Virginia Oyster Trail, new adventures and truly moving experiences, and help to make a big difference in someone’s life, by tapping in with us through #GivingTuesday.

Join us hand-in-hand to help raise funds and awareness to forge the future in every aspect of our mission, with emphasis on community development, cultural stewardship, artisan excellence, public appreciation of quality craft, entrepreneurial growth and the economic vitality of Virginia’s artisan industry. Save the Date and make a donation online on, Tuesday, November 29th:

With Your Help we will continue to create opportunities for Virginia artisans and their visitors to develop, collaborate, learn, make, experience, excel, share, teach, exhibit, discover, bring awareness, connect and appreciate artisan-made goods through its celebrated programming… Together, we are behind the scenes cultivating entrepreneurial growth and providing essential services to artisan endeavors across the Commonwealth.

Thank You for Your Support!

Want to Know more about the Artisans Center of Virginia and our flagship trails?

ACV is “Handcrafting Virginia’s Cultural Economy” as it works to establish Virginia as the nation’s destination for distinctive, handcrafted goods.

Be sure to link with us on Facebook and visit the ACV Calendar of Events to connect with Artisan activities across the state.

*Please note: This gift does not secure a membership with ACV. We love when our supporters wish to become more involved as members. If you’d like to join or renew your membership, please visit here.

*Please note: ACV is using Razoo, a third-party online advocacy and fundraising application for this campaign. Razoo’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy apply to your use of this service. ACV is unable to answer any inquiries regarding the status of your contribution while it’s being processed by Razoo Foundation.

All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. The Artisans Center of Virginia is a non-profit, tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


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