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  Illinois Artisans Program   

The Illinois Artisans Program:

Fine Craft Made in Illinois

The Illinois Artisans Program focuses national attention on the rich heritage of the fine crafting that exists in Illinois. Our juried artists participate in art sprees, craft festivals, exhibitions and other events held at our locations in order to promote their work. The Illinois Artisans Program markets crafts through four locations: (Directory not visible to the right? Click here)

  • The Museum Store, Illinois State Museum, Springfield: Museum Events


Fall Jury

Become an Illinois Artisan, Oct 12th is the next opportunity

The Illinois Artisans Program is continually looking for talented new artists to join the Program. Artisans jury in a range of media including art, fine craft and traditional crafts. We showcase work in over 26 categories including jewelry, glass, ceramics, painting, fiber, baskets, furniture and quilts.

The Illinois Artisans Program provides venues for local artisans to display and sell their work. We have sales galleries throughout Illinois, as well as exhibition opportunities including the Wine & Art Festival in Southern Illinois & monthly Art Spree in Chicago. As part of the Illinois State Museum, we are re-envisioning both museums stores and educating the public on craft. Learn More & Apply

The ISM Research and Collections Center does not have an in-facility shop. Please visit one of the museum stores listed above.


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