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26th Annual CraftForms Holiday Shopping Weekend

October 2, 2021

26th Annual CraftForms Holiday Shopping Weekend

October 2, 221 — Wayne Art Center presents its annual Holiday Shopping Weekend Friday, December 10 5-8pm , Saturday, December 11,  10am to 5pm and Sunday, December 12, 10am to 3pm. More than 20 local artisans and merchants showcase distinctive and original crafts as visitors shop and enjoy a variety of culinary delights. Wayne Art Center’s Gallery Shop features more than 100 artists who create jewelry, apparel & accessories, home décor in wood, glass, textiles and wax, as well as unique gifts, cards and books.

Shoppers will also enjoy Craft Forms 2021, 26th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, one of the premier contemporary fine craft exhibits in the United States. Featuring 93 works in ceramic, wood, fiber, metal, glass, mixed media and 3D printing, Craft Forms 2021, attracts nearly 5,000 visitors each year. This year’s companion show, The Process of Becoming- The Jewelry Collection of Carolyn L.E. Benesh, features one hundred pieces from Carolyn’s personal collection and celebrates a love of the handmade object while exploring the relationship between collector and artist. Attraction to Abstractions features abstract paintings by current Wayne Art Center embers and will hang in the Vidinghoff Lobby.

Wayne Art Center is located at 413 Maplewood Avenue in Wayne, PA, and offers 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art, fully accessible facilities, beautiful gardens, free private parking and an adjacent five-mile trail, all within walking distance of public transportation.

For more information about Craft Forms 2021 or The Process of Becoming – The Jewelry Collection of Carolyn L.E. Benesh!, visit www.craftforms.org.

Schedule of Events

CraftForms 2021 Preview Party                                    December 3; 6-9pm

CraftForms Meet the Artists & Juror’s Talk &           

Process of Becoming Talk                                             December 4; 1pm


CraftForms 2021,  The Process of Becoming &

Attraction to Abstraction Exhibitions                           December 4, 2019-January 29, 2021

Holiday Shopping Weekend                                          December 10-12

Wayne Art Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching our community through the arts. Since its founding in 1930, Wayne Art Center has established itself as a vital cultural resource, welcoming artists from all over the world who share their passion and commitment to the visual arts. With our wide range of youth and adult classes and workshops, artist demonstrations and lectures, local, national and international exhibitions, and additional unique events, Wayne Art Center remains steadfast in its mission: to afford artists and the broader community an interdisciplinary venue to explore, share and learn, while fostering a sense of community for arts education and appreciation.

Wayne Art Center is located at 413 Maplewood Avenue in Wayne, Pennsylvania. For more information, call 610-688-3553 or visit the website at www.wayneart.org.