Wednesday, August 13, 2008

philadelphia museum of art craft show - 32nd annual features Israeli works

Save your money for the 32nd Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show scheduled for November 13 - 16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This amazing venue is sponsored by The Women's Committee and Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

This year, 23 leading Israeli craft artists will showcase their work. The artists in conjunction with the Association of Israel's Decorative Arts (AIDA) and museum coordinators have been working to select and promote guest artists from Israel. In keeping with the spirit of cooperation, the Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia has joined in the effort. The 23 Israeli craft artists will show and sell a wide variety of work, including: ceramics; fiber, jewelry, metal, and mixed media.

According to the museum's press release, the Israeli guest artist participation in the show reflects the eighth international cultural group to be featured. Past guest artist groups have traveled from: Canada (2007), Finland (2006), Germany (2005), Ireland (2004), Great Britain (2003), First Nation (2002), and Japan (2001).