Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 15, 16, 17, 2016

 

Guilford Craft Expo 2016 Features Nationally Recognized Craft Artists, Guilford, CT

 

 

Guilford, Connecticut, July 7, 2016 - In celebration of its 59th year, Guilford Art Center's annual Craft Expo will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized artists to the scenic and historic Guilford Green July 15-17, 2016.  The latest in handmade crafts will be represented, in a variety of media, including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Printing, Photography, Printmaking, Soap and Wood.  These high-quality works help rank this event as one of the top crafts show in New England. 
 
Special features include a Silent Auction of exhibitor-donated crafts; craft demonstrations by Guilford Art Center faculty and students; food trucks and beer and wine; live musical entertainment; and a family art tent with special art activities for children. 
 
Craft Expo is sponsored, in part, by Shore Publishing Newspapers, with additional support from WSHU Public Radio and Prospector Partners.  All gate proceeds provide support for the Guilford Art Center's school, gallery, and community programs.
 
Craft Expo 2016 hours:  Friday, July 15, 12-9pm, Saturday, July 16, 10am-7pm, Sunday, July 17, 12-5 pm.  Admission:  Adults $9, Seniors $7, Members, children under 12 and active military are free. Multi-day pass $15.
 
For more information contact the Guilford Art Center at 203.453.5947 or email
expo@guilfordartcenter.org, or visit http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo.

 

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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Lisa Ste. Marie

Email: expo@guilfordartcenter.org

Phone: (203) 453-5947

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Guilford Art Center

411 Church Street, Guilford, Connecticut, 06437

Web: www.guilfordartcenter.org

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Craft Expo 2016

Event Date: July 15, 16, 17

Event Time: Friday, July 15, 12-9pm, Saturday, July 16, 10am-7pm, Sunday, July 17, 12-5 pm.

Event Location: The Guilford Green In Guilford, Ct

Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $7, Members, children under 12 and active military are free. Multi-day pass $15.

Web: http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo 

Contact: Lisa Ste. Marie, expo@guilfordartcenter.org, (203) 453-5947

Description: In celebration of its 59th year, Guilford Art Center's annual Craft Expo will bring more than 180 nationally-recognized artists to the scenic and historic Guilford Green July 15-17, 2016.  The latest in handmade crafts will be represented, in a variety of media, including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Printing, Photography, Printmaking, Soap and Wood.  These high-quality works help rank this event as one of the top crafts show in New England. 

 


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