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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 51st 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



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

2015 C + D Schedule

Friday, Nov. 20: Patrons’ Preview, 7-10 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21: Rise + Shine Breakfast, 9:30-11 a.m. Open to general public, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 22: Open to all, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


General Admission: $10
Tasting + Admission: $20
Full Pour of Beer or Wine :$6
Tasting Pour (4 4oz for beer, 4 2oz for wine): $10
Rise + Shine: $25

To see a full list of artists and examples of their work click here. 


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



Become a Sponsor of Our 2015 Craft + Design Show


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities for Awards

Sponsorship Commitment Form

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact Liz Bryant, Director of Development, at 804-353-4457 or lizbryant@visarts,org

2015 Craft + Design Sponsors


Sustaining sponsors

Altria Group
McKinnon and Harris

Associate sponsors

Weinstein Properties

Contributing sponsors

Davenport & Company
Martin-Star Cabinetry & Design

Friend sponsors

Rhona and Ric Arenstein
Martha and Lee Chapman
Marie Chamblin Dirom
Sue Ann Messmer
Deborah and Joel Ray

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


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

Fiber Award
Andrea Donnelly