Craftland Show is when our year round shop in downtown Providence expands to include 50 additional artists. We celebrate all kinds of sparkly handmade objects and the artists who make them.
The 13th Annual Craftland Show takes place in the exact same location as our year round store. During this time the shop takes over the Craftland Gallery to accommodate 50 additional artists and their eclectic assortment of fine crafts and cutting-edge handmade items. This holiday-sized Craftland takes place from November 28 - December 31, 2014. In January we go back to carrying the work of 100 artists.
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PRESS RELEASE from our 2013 Event
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH HANDMADE GIFTS FROM CRAFTLAND
Craftland on Westminster Street Offers Stylish and Functional Handmade
Items from Artists and Crafters Nationwide
Providence, RI—Craftland kicks off its 12th annual Holiday Show on Friday, November 29, 2013 with thousands of gifts for everyone on your list. Craftland Show features products from 170 artists from around New England and the entire country. Craftland, located at 235 Westminster Street, is the city’s premiere destination for handmade goods by independent artists, from one-of-a-kind craft items to fine art pieces.
Craftland shoppers will find an expanded store filled-to-the-brim with thousands of thoughtfully made items from handmade housewares and masterfully-crafted handbags, to adorable stuffed animals, cozy crocheted and knitted goods, one-of-a-kind art pieces, beautiful books, clothing, and our now-famous print wall, featuring dozens of screen printed pieces in a variety of prices and sizes. We have a wide range of prices, promising handmade goodies for every budget. As always, purchases from Craftland are tax-free, and parking is easier than you think! Park at the Grant’s Block parking lot for two hours free with a validation stamp from Craftland. More parking information can be found online.
Craftland Show 2013 runs from November 29 – December 31, 2013 and will be open seven days a week. Sunday through Wednesday we're open from 10am to 6pm, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 8pm.
• Craftland Show Super Celebration Bash: Party! Friday, December 6th, 5-9pm. The first 50 shoppers receive highly-coveted goodie bags stuffed with freebies, coupons and more. Plus delicious wine, snacks provided by Whole Foods and music from the talented DJ Rockdapus!
• Artist Appreciation Night: Refreshments & surprises! Thursday, December 12th, 5-8pm. All artists will receive a complimentary chair massage to soothe those aching muscles from the lovely ladies at West Side Wellness. Our neighbors at Zipcar will also be on hand with a fun photo booth, and we'll have plenty of snacks provided by Whole Foods and wine.
Unlike the holidays, Craftland doesn't end in December. Fun and quirky handmade gifts can be found all year in our shop located at 235 Westminster Street. For more information, please call 401.272.4285 or email email@example.com.
About Craftland Show
Craftland Show is an annual holiday craft show featuring the work of 170 artists from Rhode Island and nationwide. It began in 2002 and celebrates all kind of handmade objects and the people who make them.
About Craftland Shop
Craftland Shop, which grew out of the seasonal Craftland Show, is a year-round retail boutique specializing in fresh craft made by independent artists. The store carries a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from jewelry, to housewares, to clothing and gifts, which our team carefully handpicks from among the nation’s best crafters. The Craftland Gallery, which focuses on contemporary craft, and the Craftland School of Craft are also located at the space at 235 Westminster Street.