Sunday, November 6, 2016

The Hartford Artisan Showcase Returns to Hartford

The Second Annual Hartford 

Artisan and Fine Crafts Showcase 

Returns to the Connecticut Convention Center

Regional Artists Give Live Demonstrations All Weekend

From paintings to pottery and metal arts to jewelry, unique and original art will be in abundance at the Connecticut Convention Center for the Second Annual Hartford Artisan Showcase.

This juried event features an exciting way to feature original art and high-quality crafts throughout the weekend.

The Hartford Artisan Showcase will feature the work of over 75 artists from across New England. The Showcase is the perfect opportunity for art collectors and those who simply enjoy art to discover regional artists, purchase original work, and experience art through live demonstrations.

Demonstrations at the Showcase include:

  • Tim Scull of Canton Clayworks in Canton, CT will give a pottery demo.
  • Weaving demos from New England Rug Maker out of Danbury, CT.
  • Hart Woodcrafts from Ledyard, CT will demonstrate woodworking.
  • David Hancock, Jr. a furniture maker from Thompson, CT will hand-craft chairs.

Photo and interview opportunities with all of the demonstrating artists will be available throughout the weekend.

Show Hours: 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.;
Sunday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Adults - $8.00;
Children under 14 - Free.

Connecticut Convention Center

100 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103

The Hartford Artisan Showcase is sponsored by The River 105.9 and Country 92.5. For additional information, please visit or call North East Expos, Inc. at (860) 844-8461.

The Showcase is proud to participate in the 27th Annual Open Studio Hartford (OSH), a city-wide arts events designed to promote local arts. As part of OSH, a free shuttle allows attendees to easily explore private art studios, live-in work studios, galleries and more throughout downtown Hartford.

About North East Expos, Inc.

North East Expos is family-owned and operated and has, for more than forty years, produced successful shows including the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, and the Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show.
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About the Connecticut Convention Center

The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is the state’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as ample sheltered parking. The venue is professionally managed for the State of Connecticut by Waterford Venue Services, an affiliate of Waterford Hotel Group.
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