Join the NVHG Now!
Membership in the Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild offers many benefits such as:
- the opportunity to display and sell your artwork in long-running juried art and craft shows sponsored by the NVHG
- access to an incredible knowledge base -- our members have many years of experience and a willingness to share information about things like:
- creating hand-crafted items in virtually every media
- running successful art and craft businesses
- creating beautiful yet economical booth displays for participating in local and regional art and craft shows
- how to price and present your artwork both for shows and to be juried for shows
- building awareness of your art in the community
- presenting your work in galleries
Click here to download the NVHG Brochure (PDF)
Membership with the NVHG also provides access to:
- NVHG monthly meetings for its members and prospective members. The meetings include networking opportunities, informative presentations from artists and other experts in fields helpful for artisans and small business owners
- Your own gallery page on the NVHG website. You can show photos of your work, provide information about your art or craft, offer links to your own website, etc.
- the opportunity to help build interest and skill in art and craft in our area, as well as participate in community service projects
- a monthly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on NVHG activities, and provides helpful articles about running your art and craft business
- honest, first-hand information about art and craft shows in the region, from members who have participated in the shows
- a members-only section of the website that offers electronic copies of all NVHG show info and applications, organizational documents, presentations, newsletters, etc.
Click here to download the NVHG Membership Application (PDF)