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)

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