Smithsonian Craft+Design Show
April 22-26, 2020
National Building Museum
The most prestigious juried show of contemporary American crafts in the country, including works by 120 artists, many of whom practice sustainability.
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 day time shopping, join us Thursday, April 23, through Sunday, April 26.
- For after-hours fun, join us for Craft + Cocktails on Thursday, April 23, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This special evening includes signature cocktails from celebrity mixologists, music, snacks, entertainment, and all-day general admission! Buy your tickets now before they sell out!
- 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!
Visit https://smithsoniancraftshow.org/ for more info