Enjoy 365 days of benefits!
1,550 members. 33 states.
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!
You can shop year-round at our beloved Guild Store in Lancaster and receive a 10% discount!
Benefits at a Glance
|Member Benefits in the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen||Craftsman||Active Senior||Student||Emeritus||Friend||Youth|
|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.