Visitors to the annual Smithsonian Craft Show can view and purchase exemplary work from contemporary artisans who tell the American story through the art of craft. This four-day exhibition held in late April features 120 exhibitors selected for their innovation, creativity and technical merit in one of 12 categories: basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art and wood.
Various special events are held in conjunction with the Smithsonian Craft Show, including a preview benefit night with cocktail buffet, music and first choice shopping, a reception for young professionals, lectures and demonstrations.
The Smithsonian Craft Show is located in the National Building Museum.
The 2019 Smithsonian Craft Show will be held on April 24-28, 2019.
For more information, including a list of exhibitors, visit www.smithsoniancraftshow.org.
*Photo courtesy of artist
Smithsonian Craft Show
Parking: Metered parking is located on 5th, F, and G Streets (check meter carefully for hours of operation). Nearby parking lots/garages are located on F Street between 6th and 7th Streets, D Street between 8th and 9th Streets, and at the corner of 7th and H Streets.
Metrorail: Judiciary Square on the Red line, F Street Exit; Gallery Place/Chinatown on the Yellow and Green lines.