OVERVIEW

The 5th Annual Portland Fine Craft Show will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 9am-5pm.

The Portland Fine Craft Show is free and open to the public, and features over 100 juried exhibitors from Maine and the Northeast exhibiting fine craft in the following media categories: baskets, ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone and wood, as well as outreach booths featuring New England arts organizations, international artists new to Maine, and schools and guilds by special invitation. The Portland Fine Craft Show remains one of the only Maine craft shows open to artists not living in Maine, and has a reputation for being well-organized and high quality, with high attendance.

Portland Fine Craft Show 2019 Jurors

Elena Kubler
Owner/Curator, The Turtle Gallery
Kazeem Lawal 
Owner/Curator, Portland Trading Co.
Anja Levitties
Chair, 2019 Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

Exhibitor Amenities

• Listing in printed Show Program/Map and online Show Directory
• Lunch delivery, and water delivery throughout day
• Volunteer booth sitters
• Professional Show Producer with staff available daily for assistance leading up to show
• Advertising options in the printed Show Program/Map
• Awards for Best Booth Design, Best of Show and People’s Choice Audience Award

2019 PFCS Visual Identity Project

For the Fifth Anniversary, we’ve invited an exhibitor to collaborate with MCA in the creation of the Show’s visual identity. We’re thrilled to announce that Brooke Hoerner/AP Curiosities of Bowdoinham, ME will lead the design and development of visual elements for the 2019 Portland Fine Craft Show in collaboration with Amanda Mitchell of Delany Arts. Read more about the project here.

2019 Booth Fees

$165 MCA Member rate
$195 Non Member rate
Double and Triple booths available
Eighteen (18) premium booths (corner booths/booths with extra space around one or more sides) will be available at an additional cost of $40.

Late Applications

A late fee of $50 is applied to the booth fee for non-juried exhibitors; late applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and admitted only after the juried waitlisted applicants have been notified of an opening.

APPLY FOR THE PORTLAND FINE CRAFT SHOW

The deadline for the 2019 Show has passed. Late applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and admitted only after the juried waitlisted applicants have been notified of an opening. A late fee of $50 is applied to the booth fee for non-juried exhibitors. Contact dorothy@mainecrafts.org with any questions.