The Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their work, promote the development of art and craft in the community, and support art and craft educational activities.

Founded in 1972, the Guild sponsors juried art and craft shows open to the public, offers artists and craftspeople advice and counsel about virtually every aspect of creating art and craft and running a small business, provides networking and knowledge exchange opportunities with other artists and craftspeople, offers scholarships to emerging artists and craftpeople, and manages a variety of community service projects.

2017 Art-Craft Scholarship Program

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program. This will be the 36th consecutive year the NVHG has awarded scholarships to students graduating from Northern Virginia schools. Applications should be mailed before April 21, 2017. For more information and a link for the application, please click here.

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