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Enjoy 365 days of benefits!

1,550 members. 33 states.

Great sales opportunities, great shows, great chapters, great benefits.

Join one of the nation’s largest and most recognized craft guilds. You don’t have to live in Pennsylvania to be a Guild member!  Our members live, create and enjoy craft all over the country. Be a part of our Craft Community. Keep Craft Alive. Join online now.

To download a paper copy of the application, click here.

Key benefits include


North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM)

The Pennsylvania Guild is a proud member of this great group, joining 550+ cultural institutions and organizations (including 22 in Pennsylvania) offering free or discounted benefits to members in North America!  Participate now by upgrading your membership to the $100 level (call 717-431-8706 for details).  Click here for a list of participating NARM locations!


Store Discount

You can shop year-round at our beloved Guild Store in Lancaster  and receive a 10% discount!

Benefits at a Glance

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Eligible to apply for Fine Craft Fairs
Eligible to apply for partnership events
Eligible to apply for exhibitions
Eligible to apply to sell work in the Guild Store
Eligible to apply to Holiday Gallery*
Eligible to apply for juried status
Eligible to apply for Juried Member Showcase*
Eligible to apply for chapter events and shows*
Eligible to apply for chapter jurying*
Listing on our website*
Eligible for live website links*
Access to affordable web design
Eligible for images used in promotional materials*
Maintain juried status after you retire*
Teach, demonstrate or speak on craft*
Receive our fabulous annual membership directory
Vote for craftsman directors
Eligible to hold office
Support Craft & Art
Membership in one of the oldest, largest craft guilds nationwide
Free admission to our Fine Craft Fairs
Great weekly news and information about crafts
Thousands of followers on our advocacy blog about Handmade
Invitation to Annual Meeting
Invitation to openings for Exhibitions, Stores and more
Eligible for discounts at 550+ Museums nationwide*
Eligible for discounts at various retailers like JoAnns Fabrics
Access to 13 chapters statewide
10% discount in our store
Discounts on workshops, tours, classes and lectures
A link to national crafts advocacy
Referrals to craftsmen you want to reach
Cash prizes & Benchmark Awards for Excellence*
Networking with crafts professionals

*Some restrictions may apply. Call for details.