It’s a three-day celebration of all things handmade! Please join us as more than 650 of the top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home decor artists from across the country gather under one roof. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft like you’ve never seen before! This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show - a must-attend for craft lovers.
The American Craft Council Baltimore Wholesale Show is open to the trade only.
Whether you buy for discriminating clients, a gallery, museum, or retail store, the American Craft Council Baltimore wholesale show is the best place to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft - jewelry, fashion, and home decor - all at once under one roof. Plus, we have wholesale-buying opportunities in our other three show cities as well in Atlanta, St. Paul, and San Francisco.
Follow your bliss, and see where you go! Come be part of our vibrant and talented community of artists, ranging from emerging makers just beginning their journey into the craft field to master artists who attended our first shows in Rhinebeck, New York. So join us for what promises to be a spectacular season showcasing the finest quality craft in the country.
Our juried marketplace features extraordinary work by more than 1,500 of the country’s most talented craft artists.
The ACC promotes its shows with the help of highly-skilled public relations firms that have a pulse on the local marketplace in each of our show cities. We also work with media buyers that track the latest trends for reaching diverse audiences. In 2014, we will focus our efforts on national, regional, and local media prior to each show and throughout the year. We feature our artists’ work on the ACC website, in digital and print ads, via social media, in a special show preview sections of American Craft magazine, and onsite via comprehensive show programs and colorful navigational signage.
We had record attendance at our 2013 shows and reached nearly 50,000 collectors and craft enthusiast who attend our shows in Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, and San Francisco.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood.
About the ACC:
The American Craft Council (ACC) is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb. With a mission to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of the many gifted artists today who are working with a variety of materials.