Get Your Holiday Shopping Done in Style

October 25th, 2016

Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s Craft + Design Show, presented by Altria Group, returns to the Science Museum of Virginia on Nov. 18-20, 2016. Now in its 52nd year, Craft + Design is an intimate, museum-quality show that’s garnered national accolades and a reputation for showcasing the finest in contemporary craft.

This year Craft + Design includes the work of 60 nationally recognized artists. Local makers and members of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s Clay Guild will also be on site. Look for returning award winners Meg Dickerson, Corey Pemberton, Shanti Yard, Wendy Stevens, Cathy Vaughn and Amy Gillespie. This year’s featured artist is Tennessee-based jewelry artist Ashley Buchanan.

To make the most of Richmond’s longest-running holiday shopping tradition, add these weekend events to your calendar:

Patrons’ Preview Party

Friday, November 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Tickets: $80 VisArts members, $100 general public

Rise + Shine Breakfast

Saturday, November 19, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Tickets: $25 VisArts members, $30 general public

General Admission Shopping

Saturday, November 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, November 20, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Weekend passes include a ticket to Patrons’ Preview, a ticket to Rise + Shine and unlimited entry during general admission hours. Buy all your Craft + Design tickets on the Visual Arts Center’s website.