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Welcome to CraftNOW Philadelphia's
Online Auction and Virtual Event! 

Auction Opens Thursday, October 29

Closes following Live Event beginning Saturday, November 14 at 7 p.m.

This special auction and live program bring together exceptional talent from Philadelphia's craft community. Artists and organizations have been invited to retain 50% of auction proceeds, and many have generously chosen to donate their contribution in full. 


Register for the Live Virtual Event on Zoom here! 

This casual virtual gathering will be filled with scholarly information as well as entertaining surprises! 

- Glenn Adamson has a conversation with Wonderfull Design about the development of CraftNOW's second publication Craft Capital: Philadelphia's Cultures of Making.

- Experts from Rago Auctions will speak to the historic quality and value of some of our highlighted auction items.

- Artists and curators from around the city will take turns sharing heartfelt and humorous excerpts about working in Philadelphia's craft scene. You will not want to miss this inside scoop! 



Banner image featuring Bartram's Mirror by Don Miller

 Auction Preview


CraftNOW is thankful to all of the artists and individuals who donated their pieces and time to make this event spectacular! 


Valerie and Everett Abitbol | Robert and Joshua Aibel | Harry Anderson | Bertrand Productions | The Center for Art in Wood | Claire Oliver Gallery | The Clay Studio | The Deacon | Di Bruno Bros. | Helen Williams Drutt Family Collection | Edgewood Made | Maria Eife | Eye's Gallery | Fabric Workshop and Museum | Ford/Forlano | Gravers Lane Gallery | Joshua Hebbert | Bob Ingram | InLiquid | Estate of Ron Kent | Carol Klein | Ann Lagos | Tina and Albert LeCoff | Mi-Kyoung Lee | Joseph Leroux | Roberto Lugo | Lauren Mabry | Roberta Massuch | Rod McCormick | Don Miller | Claudia Mills Studio | Moderne Gallery | Moore Brothers Wine Company | NextFab | Pentimenti Gallery | Philadelphia's Magic Gardens | REALM Fine + Fashion Jewelry | K. Riley | Marian Robinson | Judith Schaechter | Marjorie Simon | Lawrence Spitz | Students of University of the Arts Craft + Material Studies | Marianne Tebbens | Vetro Vero | Stacey Lee Webber | Wexler Gallery | Wharton Esherick Museum | John Wind Jewelry | Wire2Wear | Paula and Robert Winokur Estate | Julia and Isaiah Zagar

CraftNOW's Special Events Committee

Christina Copeland | Patricia Fowler | Barbara Harberger | Nancy Hays | Clara Hollander | Ruth Snyderman | Marianne Tebbens | Elissa Topol | Mina White | Caroline Wischmann 


CraftNOW's Board of Overseers

Josie Burri | Leila Cartier | Christina Copeland | Bill Gehrman | Patricia Fowler | Clara Hollander | Albert LeCoff | Jacqueline Lewis | Brenton McCloskey | Jennifer-Navva Milliken | David Seltzer | Julie Siglin | Thad Suzenski | Elissa Topol | Emily Zilber | Jennifer Zwilling

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Questions? contact Leila Cartier, Executive Director

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