Philadelphia Magazine's 2010 Best of Winner for "Shopping Event"; 150+ Artists & Crafters, Live Music; Mother's Day Weekend, May 12th & 13th, 11-6pm @ Penn's Landing Great Plaza (on Columbus Blvd Between Walnut & Chestnut Streets); Free to Attend, Rain or Shine
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - The Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar is an outdoor retail art/craft show that is organized & juried by Philadelphia's Art Star Gallery & Boutique. Over 150 local & national artists have been selected to set up shop & sell their wares at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, right along the Delaware River. The event is being held on Mother's Day weekend this year, so come to the show to pick out the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for mom or better yet, bring your mom to the show for a fun day on the waterfront!
Shoppers can expect high quality handmade goods that reflect the unique & often quirky aesthetic found at Art Star's popular retail shop. Art Star has carefully curated a diverse collection of artists that create anything & everything, including housewares, paper goods, dolls, prints, ceramics, clothing, accessories, paintings/drawings, sculpture, and many other one-of-a-kind curiosities. All items have been handmade from a variety of mediums that include fabric, clay, glass, wood, paper & much more.
The event will also include Live Music by local Philly bands presented by Philebrity, as well as food by various vendors including vegan/vegetarian fare by local favorites A Full Plate Café, Soy Café & Sweetbox Cupcakes.
We have also assembled a group of family friendly, interactive art/craft demonstrations by The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, The Clay Studio, NLArts, and the CandyCoated Center.
Art Star Gallery & Boutique will be presenting a Sneak Peek of the Art Star Craft Bazaar at the Race Street Pier on First Friday, May 4th from 6-9pm. 15-20 of their Philly based vendors will be set up and selling their wares. Participating vendors will also be providing craft demonstrations and interactive projects in silkscreening, letterpress, cross stitch, bookbinding, jewelry making and more! The event will also include live music. Free to attend and open to all!
Please visit our website www.artstarcraftbazaar.com for more detailed information, including a list of participating vendors, musicians, demonstration details & more.
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Megan Brewster/Erin Waxman