Washington DC’s spectacular National Building Museum becomes the place to shop for finely-crafted contemporary wearable design, Oct. 20-22. The country’s premier jewelry, leather, and wearable artisans will showcase and sell their latest work. Collectors and shoppers will find one-of-a-kind art to wear in all price ranges.
October 20 Preview Benefit 6-9pm
October 21-22 Show 10:30am-5:30pm
We’re a hardworking group of nearly 200 volunteers who each year produce the renowned Smithsonian Craft Show and its sister show of wearable art, Craft2Wear. The Committee uses proceeds from these shows to support education, research, conservation, acquisition and exhibitions throughout the Smithsonian.
2023 Smithsonian Craft Show Call for Artists
Late Deadline: October 9, 2022, with additional fee of $25
Apply now for the nation’s premier juried show of American contemporary craft, held May 3-7, 2023, in Washington, DC. Four jurors choose 120 artists from a large pool of applicants in 12 categories.
2023 Smithsonian Craft Show – May 3-7, 2023
Mark your calendars now for the country’s premier show of fine American Contemporary Craft. This year the show celebrates the American spirit in craft and design. 120 artists will showcase and sell their hand-crafted work in 12 categories.