Smithsonian Craft Show

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020 at 5:00pm

National Building Museum
401 F Street North West
Washington, DC 20001

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The Smithsonian Craft Show is a four day show and sale of the finest in American Crafts and Design, held at the beautiful National Building Museum in Washington DC.

121 artists have been carefully selected by a panel of jurors who look for unrivaled quality and creativity.  Every year, approximately one third of our exhibitors are new to our show. You will see well-known artists who are masters of their craft, as well as lesser-known emerging talent.  Come and discover them all! Artists at the show work in all facets of contemporary craft and design – Basketry, Ceramics, Decorative Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Wearables, and Wood.  Serious collectors and casual visitors will find one-of-a kind works of art in all price ranges. 

-For an exclusive evening of shopping without the crowds – while enjoying a sumptuous buffet with wine and cocktails – join us for our Preview Night Benefit on Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

-For the most exclusive event, and the opportunity to mingle with our 2020 Visionary Artist Award recipient, Patti Warashina, and our show VIPs (jurors, curators, movers & shakers), choose the Preview Night Benefit with Visionary Artist Reception ticket option on Wednesday, April 22.  This option allows you into an exclusive and intimate reception before the Preview Night Benefit. Tickets are limited, so buy yours now!

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  – Visionary Artist Reception

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm  – Preview Night Benefit


Door Price — $20
Online by April 20 — $17

Preview Night Benefit - $250
Preview Night Benefit with Visionary Reception - $500

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