Calendar of Events

GREEN = MGM Events

PURPLE = Community Events

BLUE = Member Specific Events

To submit an event, use the contact form found below.





7th Annual Halstead Grant for Silver Jewelry Designers

Halstead Bead Inc. invites new silver jewelry designers to enter its 7th annual grant competition for artisans in the industry. The winner of the 2012 business development grant will receive a prize package including $6,000 in cash and merchandise. Applications may be submitted between April 15 and June 9.Visit the website.


National Building Museum Design Show
Event Location: Washington, DC
Event Dates: August 15 – 18 2013
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013
Application Fee: $75

Set for August 2013, the inaugural National Building Museum’s juried Design Show brings together designers, artists, craftsmen, and other creators of unique and high-design objects for residential and commercial spaces, with emphasis on trendsetting new products, innovative technologies and materials, and sustainable design.

A showcase for talented international designers and artisans and an unprecedented resource for discerning consumers, the show incorporates a wide range of handmade, custom, low production, decorative and functional objects including: home furnishings, accessories, fine art and photography, kitchen and bath products, flooring, fabric, lighting, and outdoor fixtures.

Artists, galleries, art and design schools are invited to apply.

35th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival
Event Location: Bethany Beach, Delaware
Event Dates: September 7, 2013
Application Deadline: May 1, 2013
Application Fee:

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce announces that applications for the Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival are now open. Join us for the premier show at the Quiet Resorts! Join over 100 skilled artisans against the beautiful backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and the Bethany Beach boardwalk. This one-day show attracts more than 7,500 visitors! Featured works include: clay, drawing, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture and more!

Event Location: Detroit, MI
Event Dates: June 14 – 23 2013
Application Deadline: May 3, 2013
Application Fee: $20

The 2nd annual Detroit River ArtScape, with more than $15,000 in cash awards, will be held on the Detroit riverfront, June 14-23, 2013, culminating with the very successful Detroit River Days festival, June 21-23.   This festival is entering its seventh year, and is the ‘go-to’ event, where more than 100,000 people celebrate summer fun on the beautiful Detroit riverfront.  The 15 finalists of the Detroit River ArtScape competition will be invited by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy to display their selected large, prize-winning artwork, before and during the River Days Festival.  These award winners will have the additional opportunity to be selected for the People’s Choice First Prize Award of $2,000.





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