Thursday, October 22, 2020

The Shop at Guilford Art Center Reopens with Its Holiday Shopping Event


Carrot Cake Dessert Box, Sally Prangley

Carrot Cake Dessert Box, Sally Prangley )

The Shop at Guilford Art Center (GAC) re-opens Thursday, Oct. 1 with the annual Holiday Shop. The shop will be stocked with fine handmade crafts by more than 180 American artists. Normally, the Holiday Shop opens in November.

There will be a wide range of handmade crafts in all price ranges, including ceramics, candles, glass, fine art, metal, jewelry, clothing and textiles, wood, ornaments, cards, specialty foods, soap, leather, toys and more. All proceeds benefit GAC’s education and community programs.

The Holiday Shop will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shop is open for online shopping as well as pick-up by appointment.

All shoppers will be asked to observe social distancing and wear masks covering their nose and mouth. GAC is following all state-approved guidelines to safely accommodate the community in all areas of the shop, school and gallery. For all information on GAC’s reopening safety protocols, visit

More information is available at or by emailing

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