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Kenan Center American Craftsmen will be held on Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th, 2023. Artists can now apply to participate.
About the show
Since its inception in 1970, 100 American Craftsmen has focused exclusively on fine craft art, supporting both established artisans who have reached the highest level of artistic quality, and nurturing new artisans who combine innovative approaches with traditional crafting techniques. The event takes place indoors at the Kenan Center Arena located on the 25-acre Kenan Center campus in the heart of historic Lockport, NY. It attracts an average of 3,800 avid craft lovers each year. The Kenan Center is located a short drive from the Erie Canal, the Niagara Wine Trail, and 20 minutes from Niagara Falls.
Important Dates to Remember:
· American Craftsmen Artisan Applications due February 24, 2023.
· American Craftsmen is a juried show. Jurors will be reviewing applications the week of February 27, 2023. Acceptances will be sent out beginning the week of March 6, 2023 through email. Please be sure to check your email on a regular basis.
· American Craftsmen Weekend will be held on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. The show will be from 10:00am – 5:00pm both Saturday & Sunday at the Kenan Center Arena at 195 Beattie Ave, Lockport, NY.
The Kenan Center is accepting applications now through February 24th. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee. Jurying will take place the last week of February. Selected participating artisans will be notified the week or March 6. New medium categories in 2023 include photography and digital media arts.
Sponsor the event
American Craftsmen attracts thousands of people from all over the Western and Central New York, as well as Southern Ontario. Take advantage of this opportunity to promote your business to shoppers seeking the highest level of artistic quality. Deadline to sponsor is April, 1, 2023.
Attend the event
American Craftsmen Weekend will be held on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. The show will be from 10:00am – 5:00pm both Saturday & Sunday at the Kenan Center Arena at 195 Beattie Ave, Lockport, NY. Admission is $5 at the door of the Kenan Arena.