All contributions go directly to the area where their impact will be the greatest. You may submit donations via credit card, check, PayPal by clicking the “Donate” link below.   You may also mail donations to the address below.

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
Fine Handmade Craft
335 N. Queen St
Lancaster, PA 17603

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen is a 501(c)(3) organization, donations to which are deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling toll free within PA 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

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Since 1944, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (PGC) has advocated for and offered educational resources for makers of fine craft in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.   We believe that fine craft, both traditional and contemporary, enriches the lives of individuals and the community as a whole.  We strive to preserve the tradition of artisan-made items for future generations through education and community engagement.  We are also committed to supporting and promoting excellence in working craftsmen through exhibitions, retail opportunities, professional development, and continuing education.

Your support allows us to keep workshops affordable, providing access to hundreds of students each year. It allows us to offer retail opportunities for our members to exhibit their work for sale in our Guild Store.  We can assist Emerging Artists and offer free community events such as demonstrations and exhibits. Your support also works to ensure that the Guild can continue to serve as a cultural leader in the arts, furthering our mission nationally as well as locally. Please consider supporting the arts today!

Persons who are aged 70 or older may find it beneficial to donate a portion of the Required Minimum Distribution from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or 401k retirement account directly to the PGC.  Other forms of “planned giving” to PGC include a bequest or naming PGC as a beneficiary of your retirement account or insurance policy.  Please consult with your financial advisor for details.

If you have any questions about how to give or how your gift will be used, please contact PGC Executive Director (Ph: 717-431-8706; email:

More About The Guild

Contact Information

Office hours: Thursday-Friday, 10-5 pm

Guild Store hours: Thursday-Saturday, 10-5 pm. Open until 9 pm on First Fridays.


Executive Director, 717-431-8706

Kelly Rapp
Workshop Manager
Guild events, education, 717-431-8706

Carol “Burd” Kerchner
Store Manager, 717-431-8706

Carol Heisler
Fine Craft Fair Manager, 610-570-2343

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