Art Vs. Craft’s 2013 show will be its last
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For the past 10 years, Art Vs. Craft has been the city’s biggest and best DIY art/craft fair, bringing in hundreds of local vendors and drawing thousands of attendees. Organized by local artist and filmmaker Faythe Levine (Handmade Nation, Sign Painters), the event has grown exponentially over the years; unfortunately, this year’s show will be Art Vs. Craft’s last.
In a statement posted this morning, Levine explains that after a decade, it’s time to move on:
YES, the rumors are true! This is the very last event after one decade of Art vs Craft. With a total of 14 shows total under our belts (remember those early years when there was a winter + summer event) of celebrating handmade in Milwaukee AVC will be no longer. There are so many up and coming shows in the city that are supporting handmade and independent artists it’s the perfect time to wrap things up.
The final show—which will feature 90 vendors selected from 350 applicants—is scheduled for Saturday, November 30, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Admission is $5 for adults (cash only). Children under 13 are free.