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Illinois Artisans Program, promoting Illinois Crafts

  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

 

Application for Artisans

Become an Illinois Artisan

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

 






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Illinois Art Fair Directory posted January 28, 2011
Since 1965, the Illinois Arts Council has been privileged to help support the arts in Illinois. Grantees from across the state have been able to develop a broad range of programs benefiting countless citizens from urban neighborhoods to the most rural corners of the state. Read more ...

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Become an Illinois Artisan posted January 01, 2014
  Apply to the Illinois Artisans Program Next Deadline March 28th! The Illinois Artisans Program is continually looking for talented new artists to join the Program. Read more ...




Directory of
Illinois Artisan Shops
Chicago
Illinois Artisans
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street
Suite 2-200
Chicago, IL 60601

Mon.-Fri. 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M

(312) 814-5321

Springfield
The Museum Store
Illinois State Museum
502 South Spring Street
Corner of Spring & Edwards
Springfield, IL 62706

Mon.-Sat. 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M
Sun. Noon-5:00 P.M.

(217) 782-0979


Lewistown
Dickson Mounds Museum Store
10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
Lewistown, IL 61542-9733

60 miles northwest of Springfield, Routes 78 & 97

Monday - Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5

(309) 547-5924


Rend Lake
Southern Illinois Artisans Shop
14967 Gun Creek Trail
Whittington, IL 62897-1000

Off Interstate 57, just west of exit 77

Daily 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M

(618) 629-2220


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