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Article Published June 13, 2019
Artists Converge on Guilford Green for Craft Expo 2019
Press release from the Guilford Art Center

The Guilford Art Center will welcome 180 nationally- recognized and emerging craft artists to the historic Guilford Green for Guilford Art Center’s Craft Expo 2019, Friday through Sunday, July 19 to 21.

This annual show celebrates its 62nd year as Connecticut’s premier outdoor juried show of fine American craft. Artists from across the country will display and sell a variety of media, including clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, metal, mixed media, paper, painting, photography, printmaking, soap, and wood.

Craft Expo 2019 will feature a new emerging artist category this year. This category was established to provide emerging artists will exhibit at Craft Expo.

Additionally, there are other activities that will entertain attendees, including a Family Art Tent for young visitors, silent auction of exhibitor-donated work, live craft demonstrations by Guilford Art Center faculty and students, and sale of Guilford Art Center student work. Attendees can enjoy a snack or meal in the food truck area, which will also feature live musical entertainment throughout the weekend.

Craft Expo is the Guilford Art Center’s single most important fundraiser, providing proceeds that support all of its educational and community programming. It is sponsored in part by Zip06.com/Shore Publishing Newspapers.

Craft Expo 2019 hours are Friday, July 19, from noon to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 21, from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, and free for GAC members, children under 12, and active military. A multi-day pass costs $15.

More information is available by visiting www.guilfordartcenter.org or www.facebook.com/guilfordartcenter, emailing expo@guilfordartcenter.org, or calling 203-453-5947.