American Craft Council Show - Atlanta, GA Public Retail Show 2018

Date
2018-03-16 - 2018-03-18
Exhibitors
225
Event contact title
Show Director
Event contact first name
Melanie
Event contact last name
Little
Email
mlittle@craftcouncil.org
Event contact telephone number
612-206-3104
Description

We see the big picture. For more than 75 years, the American Craft Council has championed craft. Our founder, Aileen Osborn Webb, recognized the significant impact craft has on individuals and communities, and established a nonprofit to preserve, cultivate, and celebrate this communal heritage.

Today, our efforts span the nation. We support professional makers through our unique nonprofit shows. We offer educational resources, including a one-of-a-kind library, conferences, public lectures, and student programs. Our national awards spotlight emerging artists and honor masters. And we promote the handmade through our resource-rich website and award-winning magazine, American Craft. Here's a snapshot of our reach.

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