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Paradise CityParadise City Philadelphia features a diverse and exciting selection of one-of-a-kind works in painting and sculpture, wearable art and jewelry, ceramics, art glass, studio furniture and home furnishings by 125 juried artists from 25 states.

Live jazz wafts through the air in the fragrant indoor Sculpture Garden, and Feast Your Eyes offers fabulous food in the Paradise Café. The Philadelphia Inquirer declared, ‘Art collectors, shoppers and Philadelphians who appreciate art can find the entire spectrum in one place… the Paradise City Arts Festival!’

Sugarloaf Mountain Works was founded in 1975 by Deann and George Verdier, a school teacher and an engineer respectively. Our original concept of providing a low overhead marketplace where artists and craftspeople could sell their unique creations direct to the public remains the cornerstone of this business.

The first Sugarloaf Craft Festival was held in Gaithersburg, Maryland in the spring of 1976. Over 10,000 people came out to see the 200 artisans we had gathered together. A success was declared by all and Sugarloaf Mountain Works was on its way!

One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the Delaware Valley, the Manayunk Arts Festival draws thousdands of people to its historic Main Street for a two-day festival of arts, crafts, music, food and more.

Celebrating its 18th year in 2007, the festival features more than 250 artists from across the entire country.

PGCThe Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen is an educational 501(c)-(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1944 (history). Marketing opportunities for members of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the greater crafts community are provided by our affiliate nonprofit 501(c)-(6), the Pennsylvania Designer Craftsmen. The Guild and Designer Craftsmen are dedicated to the encouragement, conservation and promotion of quality crafts.

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