2013 American Craft Council Show San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
It’s the West Coast show to plan around! With more than 230 of the best contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor artists from across the country, come see pure craft at its absolute finest. This show is the largest juried craft show west of the Rockies.
RETAIL SHOW DATES AND HOURS
Friday, August 2: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 3: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 4: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion in San Francisco.
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, located on Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Greene.
This year, the show will be sharing the marina waterfront with the America’s Cup! While there are no races scheduled during our show weekend, Aug. 2-4 will be used to make up races if necessary.
As usual, there will be on-site parking at Fort Mason. For your convenience, we will also have secure parking off site and will run shuttle buses to and from the show. In addition, there are many public transport options that will bring you right to the door.
Valet Parking is available for $10 in front of Fort Mason Festival Pavilion. Hourly parking is also available.
Additional American Craft Council show parking
Marina Middle School parking lot, 3500 Fillmore St. Cost: $10. Entrance is on Bay Street. Shuttle buses will be running from the Marina Middle School parking lot to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion on a regular basis. The lot will close one hour after the close of the show. Click here for a map.
$14 one-day pass
$20 three-day pass
FREE American Craft Council members, children 12 and under
SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENING ADMISSION: $5 after 5 p.m.
Join ACC and get in FREE!
Save time and money — PLUS be entered into a drawing for a $250 gift certificate to spend on the craft of your choice at the show — by buying your tickets online. Just purchase, print and present at the door! It's easy!
$12 one-day pass
$18 three-day pass
OUR SPECIALTY SHOPPING CATEGORIES
Designed to help you navigate the show, check out our nine shopping categories.
Holiday: NEW! One-off treasures for every special occasion
The Great Outdoors: NEW! Fresh, hardy finds to deck out your favorite outdoor spaces
Upscale: NEW! Stunning objects of desire valued at $5k+
Handmade under $100: The perfect category for budding craft lovers
Greencraft: Upcycled objects of art created with eco-friendly processes
Local: Highlighting work by a maker living and working near you
Foodieware: Fabulous utilitarian objects designed to flatter your fare
Men’s Dept.: Cool, handmade stuff for guys
Bride-To-Be: Built-to-last, one-of-a-kind wedding jewelry and gifts
To help bridge the gap between educational programs and the marketplace for sculptural and functional craft, the American Craft Council has invited craft students from California College of Art (CCA) to curate a section of their work. An unparalleled opportunity, students will gain first-hand experience in booth design, installation, and interacting with the public. Be on the lookout for their pieces!
Please join us for this intimate event, as two designers from differentpoints on the interior design continuum – HGTV's Vern Yip andSan Francisco's own Steven Volpe – discuss the value of incorporatinghandmade objects into contemporary design.
Date: Thursday evening, August 1
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Place: Room & Board – Upper level
685 Seventh Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Please note all purchases are final. No refunds.
The American Craft Council’s mission is to champion craft. As a national, nonprofit public educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb, the Council actively promotes the understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft through its bimonthly magazine American Craft, annual juried shows presenting artists and their work, leadership conferences, awards for excellence, research library, workshops and seminars. For additional information visit www.craftcouncil.org.
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