Join the NVHG Now!
Membership in the Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild offers many benefits:
- the opportunity to display and sell your artwork in guild-sponsored, juried shows
- an incredible knowledge base -- our members have years of experience and a willingness to share information about
- creating hand-crafted items in virtually every media
- running successful art and craft businesses
- participating in local and regional art and craft shows, so you'll know how to create booths, find the most economical display
materials, price and present your artwork, make it past tough juries and build awareness of your art in the community
- presenting your work in galleries
Click here to download the NVHG Brochure (PDF)
With NVHG, you also get:
- monthly meetings, which include networking opportunities, informative presentations from artists and other experts in "need-to-know" subjects for artisans
- an on-line gallery of your work -- you'll get a "page" on the NVHG website where 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)