The 6th Annual Portland Fine Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020.  The 2020 juried application process will open in October and the deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.

The 5th Annual Portland Fine Craft Show was Saturday, August 24 on Congress Street between State and High Streets and featured 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, guilds by special invitation, and several sponsor booths. 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.

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

Brooke Hoerner/AP Curiosities of Bowdoinham, ME led the design and development of visual elements and poster artwork for the 2019 Portland Fine Craft Show in collaboration with Amanda Mitchell of Delany Arts. Read more about the project here.


The 2020 juried application process will open in October 2019. Contact dorothy@mainecrafts.org with any questions.

Thank you to our 2019 Show Sponsors & Supporters!

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