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KPFA Crafts Fair

Dec. 20-21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
KPFA Crafts Fair
After being held in San Francisco for the past nineteen years, the annual KPFA crafts fair is moving back to the East Bay. The sprawling artisan event will fill up the Craneway Pavilion (1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond) on December 20 and 21. The fair will feature a broad spectrum of handmade goods, including wearable textiles, ceramics, photography, block prints, paper goods, and jewelry. To organize the fair, producer Jan Etre and fellow jurors hand-picked more than two hundred arts and craftspeople based on the originality, quality, affordability of their work, in addition to artistic involvement and use of “green” materials. Often, the works being sold show an application of contemporary aesthetics to relatively traditional art forms. Beyond providing a marketplace for artists to sell their work, the fair is also serves to connect makers and consumers. That’s why everything at the fair is sold by the person who created it. “It’s rich interacting with the artist, knowing where the materials came from, and having a sense of the artist’s vision,” Etre said. “To a certain extent, mass-produced stuff is unavoidable and we understand that, but at the fair we will highlight the vast difference between that and the appreciation and enjoyment of art and artists.” $10
Craneway Pavilion 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond (map)

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44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair at Craneway Pavilion!

Saturday, Dec. 20th & Sunday, Dec. 21st
10:00am - 5:00pm
44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair at Craneway Pavilion!
Celebrate creativity, community, and culinary inspiration at the 44th Annual KPFA Crafts Fair at the Craneway Pavilion on Dec. 20th & 21st, 10am to 5pm.

A beloved holiday tradition benefiting KPFA Public Radio returning to the East Bay after 19 years in SF. Juried crafts fair of 200 exhibitors showcasing affordable contemporary original art and craftswork for the body and home, including fair-trade goods from indigenous communities around the world. Plus lots of jewelry!

Great food, live music, coat check, and free parking.
Admission: $10 (18-64), $5 (Seniors), Free (Disabled & Youth).

KPFA Crafts Fair
Craneway Pavilion 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond (map)

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