EASTON — The 22nd Academy Art Museum Craft Show, “Celebrating the Makers,” will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11 to 13, at the museum and the Waterfowl Building.
The indoor, juried craft show will feature 70 artists from across the United States whose work encompasses all craft media: basketry, ceramics, glass, fiber, jewelry, metal, mixed media, sculpture and wood.
This year’s Visionary Artist is Aaron Taylor Kuffner of Brooklyn, N.Y. Kuffner crafts sonic kinetic sculptures and stages site-specific installations around the world. His Gamelatrons create sanctuaries both in public and private spaces. One was be installed in the museum’s front yard in September.
Features of this year’s Craft Show include an online auction, running through Oct. 15. Participating artists will present a selection of their works in an online format that will be shared nationally.
Several emerging artists, some with local ties, representing jewelry, ceramics, paper and wood, are new to this year’s Craft Show.
There also will be artist demonstrations, maker podcasts, artists in conversation, projects for little crafters and Free Sunday.
“This year’s Craft Show showcases the nationally recognized makers behind the crafts that we showcase this year,” Academy Art Museum Director Ben Simons said. “Shoppers will appreciate getting to know these artists in person while enjoying demonstrations of their work. The event provides critical support of our year-round offerings in children’s and adult education and world-class exhibitions.”
All proceeds from the Craft Show and from the online auction will go to the Academy Art Museum to support the many community-based programs for all ages.
The Craft Show hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $10 for museum members and $12 for nonmembers. Sunday will be Family Day with free admission for all attendees. Tickets are available online.
For more information about this event, visit www.academycraftshow.com or call 410-822-2787.