Sip, Nosh, Mingle, Shop, Win

Collectors enjoy finding the perfect gift at the Preview Party for the Carolina Artisan Craft Market in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina Nov. 11 - 13, 2016Friday, November 10, 2017 from 4 – 7 pm

Back by popular demand!  Become a Friend of the Guild and enjoy an exclusive Preview Party while supporting this local nonprofit.  And, the Preview festivities open the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild’s 48th annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market.

SIP a drink and NOSH small bites. MINGLE with artists, SHOP for unique gifts and WIN fine craft!  Live music from Todd Montgomery on piano and Gene Barrio on bass guitar will keep your toes tapping.

And, Friends of the Guild members enjoy a first look along with extra tickets to the Market to share.  Thirteen unique works of fine craft will be raffled during the Preview Party – only attendees get a chance at winning. Special thanks to Exhibiting Artists who are donating fabulous fine craft to the raffle to help support the Guild: Wendy Allen, Mark EllisAmy FlynnDavid Goldhagen, Linda GourleyClaire Jacobs, Minh Martin, Jerry Maxey, Sandra McEwenJoseph Sand, Andy Smith, Liz SpearKim Thompson, and Cathy Vaughn.

Join Friends of the Guild today at any membership level
to secure your Preview Party/VIP pass!

Live music throughout the weekend Nov. 11 - 13, 2016 at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market and Preview Party, presented by the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild at the Raleigh Convention Center.

As a nonprofit 501 (c)3, your contribution of $40 or more helps us work toward our vision of creating a community of artisans advancing fine craft as an art form.  Most noteworthy, this event is our one annual fundraiser!  Join us in celebrating our amazing talented artists across North Carolina and beyond.

Make plans today to meet and mingle with more than 120 artists and get a first look at their contemporary fine craft.  Shop for distinctive, handmade, original items for your collection or for gifts.  And, perhaps, win a wonderful raffle prize!

We look forward to hosting a fabulous Preview Party and opening night festivities with you on Friday, November 10, Preview, 4-5pm and Reception, 4-7pm!