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Thanks to our 2019 sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: The 55th annual Craft + Design show is made possible by McGuireWoods’ generous support of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond and its 150+ exhibiting artists.
Patrons’ Preview Party Sponsor: The 2019 Patrons’ Preview party is made possible by McKinnon + Harris. This ticketed event draws 1,000 attendees each year and serves as the kick-off of Craft + Design . The party consists of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, award presentations and early shopping. Learn more and buy tickets.
Education Wing and Demonstration Station Sponsor: The Education Wing at Craft + Design is made possible by Weinstein Properties. This space will be staffed by VisArts’ education team during general admission hours. Adults and children can join VisArts teachers for workshops and interactive art-making activities all weekend long. This fun, family-friendly area highlights VisArts’ mission to provide arts education to people of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels.
Artist Dinner Sponsor: The Artist Dinner is made possible by Kathie and Steve Markel. This unique opportunity is just one part of what makes Craft + Design one of the nation’s most hospitable craft shows to artists.
Stage Sponsor: The stage at Craft + Design will host live music, a panel talk and several artist demonstrations throughout the weekend, thanks to the support of Richmond Magazine. At this year’s Rise + Shine Brunch, Richmond magazine presents keynote speaker Malene Barnett.
Beer Garden Sponsor: Craft + Design is proud to partner with Hardywood Park Craft Brewery to serve our patrons seasonal, local beer all weekend long.
VIP Lounge Sponsor: The VIP Lounge at Craft + Design is made possible by Davenport + Company.
Selfie Station Sponsor: The Selfie Station at Craft + Design is made possible by VMFA.
Special Thanks to Our Award Sponsors
Thanks to the generous support of our award sponsors, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond is able to present awards in ceramics, contemporary design, fiber, glass, innovative use of traditional craft materials, precious metals, and wood and recycled materials. We also honor artists with the New Artist Award, Best Booth Design Award, and the Elisabeth Scott Bocock Best in Show Award.
Special Thanks to Our Artist Sponsors
Through the generous support of our artist sponsors, select exhibitors are endorsed at Craft + Design and given additional signage for an added boost in visibility throughout the weekend.
Special Thanks to our In Kind Sponsors
Craft + Design would not be possible without the generous in-kind donations made by our local organizations. Thank you to all who donate goods and services to our event.
|Agincourt Capital Management|
|Arts & Letters|
|Cary Street Partners|
|Hand / Thrown|
|J.A. Heisler Contracting Co., Inc.|
|Heritage Wealth Advisors|
|Honeycomb Organization + Design|
|Main St. Realty|
|Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook|
|Moore + Giles|
|Orthopedic Physical Therapy|
|Performance Food Group|
|Stony Point Wealth Management|
|The Change Decision|
|Trinity Episcopal School|
|Virginia Linen Service|
|New Kent Four Seasons|
|Petersburg Garden Club|
|Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation Board|
|Women on Wythe|
|Museum District Women’s Club|
|French Film Festival|
|Tuckahoe Women’s Club|
|Vistas on the James|
|The Commonwealth Society|