Hagley Craft Fair Features Art with a Purpose

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The Hagley Craft Fair on October 20 and 21 will showcase the works of fifty regional artisans. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, visitors can browse through hand-crafted jewelry, textiles, glass, and pottery. This year’s show celebrates artists whose art is also functional. Admission is $5 for not-yet members, $3 for members, and free for children under six years old. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100.

Hagley Craft Fair

From enhancing your dining room table to having an accent piece to accompany your outfit, the artisans at the Hagley Craft Fair have items that dazzle and decorate.

The Hagley Craft Fair on October 20 and 21 will showcase the works of fifty regional artisans. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, visitors can browse through hand-crafted jewelry, textiles, glass, and pottery. This year’s show celebrates artists whose art is also functional. Admission is $5 for not-yet members, $3 for members, and free for children under six years old. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100.

“From enhancing your dining room table to having an accent piece to accompany your outfit, the artisans at the Hagley Craft Fair have items that dazzle and decorate” says Event Coordinator Bonnie Wirth. Scott Gold will showcase his hand-carved, wood bowls, which are also food safe. Silver jewelry crafted by metal smith Pat Henriques is “made to be worn!” Book Artist Meg Kennedy creates journals, sketch books, albums, and more using fine papers from around the world. Some artisans will be demonstrating their trades during the Craft Fair.

The weekend festivities include a raffle of items donated by each artisan. Each visitor will have the opportunity to win as a benefit of coming to the Craft Fair. Shoppers will receive additional raffle tickets with each purchase.

This marketplace of fine crafts is held on Hagley’s upper property in the Soda House and Library with free shuttle service between both buildings.

Visitors can take a break from shopping and enjoy lunch or a snack. The Belin House Organic Café will have food available for purchase at library and Soda House.

Hagley Museum and Library collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of American enterprise. For more information, call (302) 658-2400 weekdays or visit http://www.hagley.org.

CONTACT: Meg Marcozzi, Hagley Museum and Library Marketing Manager
             (302) 658-2400, ext. 238
mmarcozzi (at) hagley (dot) org

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