Sunday, June 21, 2009
The American Craft Show in San Francisco
Wow, this show looks extremely awesome. It is definitely in a league of extrordinary artists too. The show looks like so much fun. It will take place in August. So please read below for more info, or visit their site HERE.
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New artists, alternative work, and a Green Craft component will be on display at The American Craft Council Show in San Francisco at Fort Mason Center, August 14-16, 2009. Celebrating its 34th year in the Bay Area, this much-anticipated event delivers the nation's leading 250 artists and their latest designer jewelry, furniture, clothing, home decor and more to the public. Guests can indulge in wine tastings from top vineyards and be part of entertaining and informative demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Green Craft - Artists using found, recycled, eco-friendly materials and techniques will be highlighted. Shop for style and the environment!
AltCraft - This section features rising indie craft artists whose work illustrates the innovative techniques and materials of the burgeoning new handmade movement. The work of 16 artists, selected through a special jury process, will be presented in a unique loft space in the Fort Mason pier.
SAVE by purchasing tickets in advance: $2 off advance ticket purchase online. Click here to save!
Fort Mason Center
Herbst and Festival Pavilions
Located between Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge on San Francisco Bay; entrance is at the intersection of Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street. Paid valet parking is available or visitors may park offsite in the adjacent Marina Green and take the complimentary shuttle service to Fort Mason. Click here for directions and parking information.
DATES AND SHOW HOURS
Friday, August 14 (10am - 8pm) ** New, extended hours!**
Saturday, August 15 (10am - 6 pm)
Sunday, August 16 (10 am - 5 pm)
$12 per person
$18 two-day pass
SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENING ADMISSION: $5 after 5pm (not to be combined with other offers)
Children 12 and under free
American Craft Council members FREE.
Introductory membership $25 at the show. JOIN NOW.
Buy Tickets Online and save! $10 per person; $16 two-day pass