CraftNOW searches for its next Executive Director
CraftNOW Philadelphia (CraftNOW) serves as a backbone organization for the Greater Philadelphia craft and makers sector, and the many outstanding educational, non-profit, and business organizations in the field. CraftNOW celebrates the city’s rich legacy, promotes its internationally recognized contemporary scene, and advances its important role as an incubator for the arts based in clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood.
Together with its programming partners, including the Museum for Art in Wood, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Smith Playground, and the Fabric Workshop and Museum, and others, CraftNOW sponsors an itinerary of hands-on activities, academic programming, events and tours, and directories of local galleries, studios, and makers.
CraftNOW Philadelphia was launched in 2015 as an initiative with the mission to showcase Philadelphia as a national center of craft and making. Having recently (2021) received its own 501(c)(3) designation, expanded its programming, and doubled its operating budget, CraftNOW Philadelphia has an ambitious vision for its future. This is a unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of the next phase of major growth.
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