Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -- The Show opens with the Preview Party, a lively and festive VIP party and cocktail buffet. Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City Philadelphia, more than 700 patrons have the first chance to meet the 195 artists and to view and purchase the best of contemporary craft and design. The evening includes an awards ceremony where prizes for excellence are awarded to the artists. The Preview Party is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased online or by contacting the office. Preview Party ticket entitles holder to admission during all show hours. The Show is produced by the Women’s Committee and the Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.