Main Line Art Center
746 Panmure Road
Haverford, PA 19041
Main Line Art Center
December 9 – 11, 2016
Kick Off Party: Friday, December 9, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Craft Market Hours: Saturday, December 10, 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday, December 11, 11 am to 4 pm *Food trucks throughout*
HAVERFORD, PA (November 15, 2016) —The galleries at Main Line Art Center in Haverford will be transformed into a shopper’s paradise from December 9 to 11 for Holiday Craft Market: Fresh & Local. The carefully curated Craft Market features one-of-a-kind, high-quality jewelry, clothing, accessories, photographs, ceramics, prints, soaps, and woodwork handcrafted by local artisans. The Holiday Craft Market will open with a Kick off Party on Friday December 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm where shoppers can meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. The Craft Market will continue Saturday, December 10 from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, December 11 from 11 am to 4 pm. Milk and Sugar and Bonjour Creperie food trucks will be serving up their specialties throughout the weekend in the Art Center’s large parking lot. Entry into the Holiday Craft Market and the Kick Off Party is free and open to the public. The Art Center is wheelchair accessible and offers plenty of free parking. Holiday Craft Market Artists include Elizabeth Armstrong, As the Crow Flies & Co., Mark Blair, Sharon Bartmann, Art & Soul, Paul Carpenter, Bette Conway Fine Jewelry, Lilac Road, Joan Johnson Soaps, joeyfivecents, Emily Keifer Jewels, Gillian Lancaster Art, Richard Mantell, Heather McBryar, Susan Meier Jewelry, myworkinclay, no. 27 Collection, On 3 Designs, Katrina Piechnik, Pleasant Valley Textiles, Gillian Pokalo, Marcia Reiver, Susan Rifkin Jewelry Designs, Sarah Draws Things, Sandra Schmitz, Stanley Chester & Albert, Jenny Staple Designs, Jennifer Wankoff, Susan Wise, Judith Zieve List incomplete. Main Line Art Center is the community’s home to discover, create, and experience visual art. The mission of Main Line Art Center is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences. Committed to increasing the visibility and accessibility of art, the Art Center presents innovative exhibitions and events in the community, including Panorama: Image-Based Art in the 21st Century, a Greater Philadelphia-wide celebration of the photographic image and digital media. Main Line Art Center’s educational offerings for all ages, abilities, and economic means span from traditional to contemporary, and are all held to the highest level of excellence. In 2015, Main Line Art Center received the Commitment to Cultural Access Award from Art-Reach for the Center’s Accessible Art Programs for children and adults with disabilities, now in their 52nd year. Additionally, the Art Center grants over $12,000 in need-based scholarships annually. Last year, Main Line Art Center engaged 21,000 people through classes, exhibitions, and Summer Art Camp, and touched the lives of over 78,000 through Exhibitions in the Community and festivals across the Philadelphia area. Main Line Art Center is located at 746 Panmure Road in Haverford, PA, just off of Lancaster Avenue. The Art Center is easily accessible from public transportation and offers abundant free parking. For more information about the Holiday Craft Market, visit www.mainlineart.org or call 610.525.0272.