For four decades, craft enthusiasts have visited the Morristown Craftmarket, hailed as one of the top juried, longest running and most successful fine art and craft shows in the nation.
annually at the Morristown Armory, the 37th Craftmarket will take place Friday through Sunday. The show hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on the Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
In a Special Citation, Morris Arts recognized the Morristown CraftMarket as a “nationally acclaimed fine art and craft show” and as “a major cultural event, attracting thousands of visitors each year in addition to gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country.”160 artists will display and sell their original and magnificent creations in jewelry, leather, ceramics, metal, glass, wood, wearable fiber and more.
“The artists compete in a rigorous, nationwide selection process and the panel of judges, who are peer artists, choose the best in each fine art and craft category,” said Geoffrey Price, Volunteer Show Director.
The Morristown CraftMarket is sponsored and run by the not-for-profit Kiwanis Club of Randolph Township. All proceeds from the show benefit local charities.
Morristown CraftMarket is one of only a handful of fine art and craft shows of
its size and quality in the country run to benefit charities in the community,” Price said.
Fall Plant Sale
included in the show will be a Fall Plant Sale of elegant and unusual plants
from expert horticulturist Ken Selody of rare-plant nursery Atlock Farm in
Selody will bring his one-of-a-kind living sculptures, including precisely trimmed topiaries, along with cacti and other succulents, tropicals, perennials and more.
For several years Ken Selody appeared as a guest on Martha Stewart’s TV show, and also was a contributing editor to her magazine,” said Price. “He’s also been a frequent presenter at the Philadelphia Flower Show.”Clothing Drive for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters will be collecting gently used clothing items throughout the show. Receipts will be issued for tax-deductible donations of clothing items accepted at the collection truck located near the parking lot, which are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.