September 28, 2022

Timed admission tickets start at $50 per person between 5:00-8:00 pm EST

Auction goes live September 15 and
closes September 28 at 9:00 p.m. EST

Moderne Gallery
2220 East Allegheny Avenue 2nd Floor, Witte Street Entrance, Philadelphia



Join us on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the new home of Moderne Gallery for an evening filled with fine craft, food, wine, and jazz!

Our menu is being prepared by Balboa Catering and Moore Brothers Wine Company. Timed tickets start $50 for Young Friends and $150 for General Admission. Guests can preview select auction items as well as go on an exclusive champagne tour with early entry tickets. Valet services will be provided.

Register for the CraftBLAST! online auction, which will open on Thursday, September 15, and close at 9:00 p.m. EST on September 28, following the in-person event. Guests can preview select auction items on view as well as go on an exclusive tour with early entry.

Celebrating their 38th anniversary, Moderne Gallery is renowned for high quality, vintage 20th century furniture, lighting, and accessories and its specialization in vintage work from the American Studio Craft Movement. Moderne’s large and exceptionally fine inventory is enhanced by rotating exhibitions that include Esherick, Nakashima, Maloof, Espenet, and other Studio makers.

Your COVID-19 vaccinations need to be up-to-date according to the CDC and City of Philadelphia guidelines. 

The Online Auction is Live!

CraftNOW Philadelphia spotlights the artists and institutions that make up Philadelphia’s thriving craft community through this online auction.

New auction items will become available online starting September 15, 2022 for almost two weeks until 9 p.m. EST on September 28. Register and bid by visiting

Artists and organizations have been invited to retain 50% of auction proceeds, and many have generously chosen to donate their contribution in full.