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2015 Craft + Design Show

at the Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street, Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond celebrates its 50th Anniversary at the Craft + Design Show on Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22, 2015, in Richmond, Virginia. Considered an intimate, museum-quality show, the Craft + Design Show has gained a long-standing reputation for hosting the finest in contemporary crafts. The show attracts exhibitors from across the nation as well as local favorites.

Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA
Saturday, Nov. 21nd 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.



To learn more about the event, email [email protected].

Patrons’ Preview

VisArts’ major supporters are invited to join us for the party of the year — Craft + Design Show’s Patrons’ Preview. On Friday, Nov. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m., preview works for art by more than 50 national craft artists and enjoy delicious food and local craft beer.

From the artists

2014 Craft + Design Award Winners


Ginther Family Ceramics Award
Sangjoon Park

Hoover and Strong Award for Design in Precious Metals
Lee Marraccini

Glass Award
Randi Solin

Wood or Recycled Materials Award
Michael Brown

Contemporary Design Award
Marie Chamblin

Kayhoe-Hofstetter-Irvin Award for Innovative Use of Traditional Craft Materials
Tom Chenoweth

Elisabeth Scott Bocock Best in Show Award
Wendy Stevens


2014 Craft + Design Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Altria Group

Sustaining sponsors

McKinnon and Harris

Associate sponsors

Kathie and Steve Markel
Weinstein Properties

Contributing sponsors

Priscilla Burbank and Mike Schewel
Davenport & Company
Martin-Star Cabinetry & Design
McGuire Woods
Richmond magazine

Friend sponsors

Rhona and Ric Arenstein
Martha and Lee Chapman
Kelly and Rodney Chenault
Pam and Patrick De Ridder
Marie Chamblin Dirom
Janet Heltzel and George Hostetler
Tammy and Brian Jackson
Vivian Keasler
Constance and Linwood Lacy
Marsh & McLennan
Sue Ann Messmer
Uma Nidmarty
Dawn and Stuart Siegel
Style Weekly
Martha and David Sylvia
Jill and Mark Webb
Patty and William Wilkerson

Our sponsors are commited to supporting the VisArts’ mission, arts education, community outreach, and the celebration of fine craft.