Throughout American history, the Philadelphia region has been recognized as a national leader in the field of craft and the handmade. We invite you to explore the many institutions and individuals that contribute to Philadelphia’s thriving contemporary scene listed on these pages.

Museums, Galleries, Retail – Our directory of CraftNOW Philadelphia partner organizations is sorted according to neighborhood to help plan your visit. 

The Artist and Maker Directory – We have created a growing catalog of local artists and makers to illustrate why Philadelphia is a renowned urban center for contemporary craft. 

Studios –  These studios and art spaces are filled with craftspeople and often serve as creative destinations in their neighborhoods. 

JRA Virtual Tour – A new kind of virtual craft tour, this unique experience featured some of the most important craft destinations and influencers in Philadelphia hosted in collaboration with the James Renwick Alliance. 


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