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    CraftBoston

    a show of contemporary art, craft and design

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Join us for the 16th CraftBoston Spring!

Shop the nation's community of craft artists showcasing handmade objects for the home and the every day. CraftBoston Spring and Holiday are New England's premiere juried shows of contemporary craft. Tickets to the show support a craft economy.

Use code WEBDISCOUNT for $3 off one general admission ticket. We look forward to seeing you the weekend of April 21-23.
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CraftBoston Spring | April 21 - 23, 2017

Cyclorama @ Boston’s Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02216

Preview + Benefit: Makers in the Round
Thursday, April 20, 2017  /  6pm-9pm

Show Hours
Friday, April 21, 2017  /  11am to 7pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017  /  10am to 6pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017  /  11am to 5:00pm

CraftBoston Spring is a selective display of 90 artists presented in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. A charming 19th-century brick building, the Cyclorama provides an intimate showing and shopping experience. Featuring one-of-a-kind art, CraftBoston Spring ensures craft of the highest caliber. Spend the day looking at and learning about contemporary craft, meet the artists, and take home something fabulous.

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CraftBoston Holiday | December 15 - 17, 2017

Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115

Preview + Benefit: Holidays & Highballs 
Thursday, December 14, 2017: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Show Hours
Friday, December 15, 2017  /  11am-7pm
Saturday, December 16, 2017  /  10am-6pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017  /  11am-5pm

Comprised of over 175 artists, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft.
Baskets

Baskets

Ceramics

Ceramics

Fiber Decorative

Fiber Decorative

Fiber Wearables

Fiber Wearables

Furniture

Furniture

Glass

Glass

Jewelry

Jewelry

Leather

Leather

Metal

Metal

Mixed Media

Mixed Media

Paper

Paper

Wood

Wood

Accommodations

Find a Roommate
If you have an interest in sharing a hotel room with another CraftBoston exhibitor please fill out the Roommate Request Form.

Host Program (Free)
CraftBoston hosts are Society board members, local artists, and others close to our organization who are willing to share their homes with exhibitors. If you are interested in staying with a Boston host, please fill out the Host Request Form.

Hotel Suggestions
There are numerous hotels located in the South End neighborhood within walking distance of the Cyclorama. Due to the small number of exhibitors, CraftBoston Spring does not have a room block for exhibitors. View hotel suggestions.

Parking

About Parking
Limited on-street parking is available in the South End neighborhood. Some patrons may have luck finding parking on Tremont Street and Dartmouth Street. Please remember to carefully check street signs for resident only parking.

Reserve a Spot
Consider using the Park Me Parking Reservation Service. CraftBoston patrons have access to a special discount for reserving a space ahead of time. Get the discount.

Parking Garages
We have compiled a list of parking garages near the cyclorama with a range of hours and pricing. View Parking Garage Suggestions

Resources

Local Shopping
Find local stores you may need while exhibiting like Grocery Stores, Convenience and Pharmacy, Coffee Shops and Snacks, Lunch Restaurants, Dinner Restaurants, Office Supplies, Florists and Hardware and Home Supplies

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Marketing Materials
Promote your booth number for the weekend and in turn, promote CraftBoston Spring! Use the attached materials to help market your booth and have a great show.

General Press Release
CraftBoston Spring Logo (Square)
CraftBoston Spring Logo (Rec)
Facebook Cover Photo

Floor Plan

View the CraftBoston Spring Floor Plan

The next opportunity to apply for CraftBoston will be Summer 2017

For more information about the shows, eligibility, booth packages, pricing*, etc.,
*Booth packages and pricing are subject to change.

Download the CraftBoston 2017 Propsectus

How to Apply: Once a year, there is only one application, fee, and deadline to apply to CraftBoston Spring and/or Holiday. Applications will be accepted summer 2017. Contact CraftBoston Director if you would like to be added to show waitlist. Application Requirements: Artists are asked to submit an artist statement and a total of five digital images that best represent their work. Work will be juried based on originality, execution of design, technique and craftsmanship, creative use of materials, and aesthetic qualities. Artists are encouraged to submit high resolution, high quality photography for consideration for inclusion in show marketing materials and advertising if accepted. If you have any questions in regard to applying to CraftBoston, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



We are pleased to be working with Compliments Food Co. from Somerville, MA for CraftBoston Spring.
Please enjoy their food truck throughout the weekend!
 
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Thanks to our Media Sponsors!

WBUR
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