Thank You for Supporting the 42nd Annual PMA Craft Show


The 42nd annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show raised $368,000 for the Museum! Thanks to the support of our sponsors, patrons and artists, the Craft Show has contributed more than $12.8 million over a 42-year period to its sole beneficiary, the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

This year’s Show featured 195 of the best artists in craft and design in the United States along with 26 guest artists from Germany.

Congratulations to this year’s award winners:

Best of Show – Bryan Hopkins, Ceramics
The Eric Berg Prize for Excellence in Metal – Wendy Stevens Handbags
The Louise K. Binswanger Prize for Best Artist New to the Show – Erin and John Blackwell, Glass
The Cohn Family Trust Prize for Excellence in Glass – Thomas Spake
The Prize for Excellence in Fiber Art – Kristy Kun
The Jane and Leonard Korman Family Prize for Excellence in Clay – Ahrong Kim
The Ornament Magazine Prize for Excellence in Art to Wear – Janice Kissinger
The Prize for Excellence in Design – Alan Daigre, Furniture
The Prize for Excellence in Jewelry – Ashley Buchanan
The Wharton Esherick Museum Prize for Excellence in Wood – James Pearce, Furniture

See all the action from our 42nd annual Craft Show by checking out our Facebook photo albums from the Show and the Preview Party.

Save the date for the 43rd Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show; November 8-10, 2019 with a Preview Party on November 7th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The application process for the 2019 Show will open in January 2019.  The deadline is April 1, 2019.   For more information please visit:

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