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2018 Craft Week Events List

2018 Craft Week Events List

Featured Events

Click on an event below to view details about each Tennessee Craft Week event! Events are listed by start date. Don’t forget to view a full list of events at AmericanCraftWeek.com and TNvacation.com

Craft: Art Made by Hand

Local artist displaying their handmade craft
Event Date:
August 16th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
204 Cumberland St E
Cowan, Tennessee 37318
Details

Shadow May - Flying Solo Exhibit - Nashville International Airport

Shadow May will be displaying his intuitive and uninhibited clay sculptures at the Nashville International Airport, as part of the Flying Solo Exhibit, September 3 - November 25, 2018
Event Date:
September 3rd, 2018 through November 25th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214-4114
Details

Thomas Spake - Flying Solo Exhibit - Nashville International Airport

Thomas Spake will be displaying his beautiful and unique contemporary glass at the Nashville International Airport, as part of the Flying Solo Exhibit, September 3 - November 25, 2018.
Event Date:
September 3rd, 2018 through November 25th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214-4110
Details

Rose Center Quilters Guild Annual Juried Quilt Show

Quilts from all over East Tennessee will be on display in the Edith Davis Gallery, with demonstrations of quilting and other crafts at Rose Center and around Morristown, TN.
Event Date:
September 9th, 2018 through October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
442 W Second North Street
Morristown, Tennessee 37814
Details

Celebrating American Craft - Southern Style

An exhibit of fine craft celebrating the South and it's traditions in the craft arts.
Event Date:
September 10th, 2018 through November 2nd, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, Tennessee 37235
Details

Arrowmont Artists-In-Residence

Works by current Artists-in-Residence 2018-2019 from Arrowmont School of Art & Craft, curated by Lindsay Rogers at the Slocumb Galleries.
Event Date:
September 24th, 2018 through October 19th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
Ernest C. Ball Hall, 232 Sherrod Drive, East TN State University
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
Details

Beverly + Sam Ross Gallery exhibitions

Artwork by Roger Allen Cleaves and Christian Brothers University Art Alumni will be on display from 9/28/18-10/24/18 with a reception on Friday, Oct. 5th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Event Date:
September 28th, 2018 through October 24th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Details

Dollywood Harvest Festival

Come join us September 28th through November 3rd for our Harvest Festival.
Event Date:
September 28th, 2018 through November 3rd, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd
PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee 37863-4101
Details

BeDazzled!

The Art Market Gallery, a unique Tennessee Artist Co-operative, celebrates Craft Week by showcasing five of their Jewelry Artisans. Join us on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville.
Event Date:
October 2nd, 2018 through October 31st, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
422 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Details

Trunk Show with Recycle Artist Jennifer Hyatt

Jennifer Hyatt will be showing her most recent recycle art.
Event Date:
October 3rd, 2018 through October 5th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
88 Racine St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38111
Details

Gatlinburg Craftsmens Fair

Handmade arts and crafts made, demonstrated, and displayed plus musical entertainment.
Event Date:
October 4th, 2018 through October 21st, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
234 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
Details

Appalachian Art and Craft Center, Semi-Annual Porch Sale

Semi-Annual Porch Sale of seconds and overstock from our crafter members.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 17th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
2716 Andersonville Highway, Highway 61
Clinton, Tennessee 37828
Details

Centennial Art Center Gallery Artist Reception for Get Cultured 2018

Centennial Art Center celebrates Nashville’s diversity with its annual international artists’ exhibit "Get Cultured" opening on Friday, October 5, 5-7:30PM.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
301 25th Ave North
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Details

Check-Out InFlux: Borrowing Bowls at the Library

Check-Out InFlux: Borrowing Bowls at the Library is a unique interactive exhibition where the audience is encouraged to 'check-out' handmade pottery bowls created by Influx members from the Green Hills Library in Nashville, TN.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
3701 Benham Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37215
Details

Crafts X 12

Contemporary Crafts by Twelve Gifted Artisans
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
26A Frazier Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405
Details

Old School Farm Pottery Open Studio

Come visit the Old School Farm Pottery located in historic Bells Bend in Nashville, TN where we'll welcome guests for a Pottery Demonstrations, Sale, Studio, and Farm Tour!
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37218
Details

Paint and Sip with Power Tools

Create wood signs and home decor in your unique style with step-by-step instructions from our craft experts.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
5104 Centennial Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Details

Silk Painters International Festival

Workshops, Seminars, Vendor Expo, Fashion Show, Art Exhibit
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
556 Parkway
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
Details

SmART! Supplies Artisan Corner Exhibition

New works by SmART! Supplies Artisans.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 19th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2416 Music Valley Drive STE 106
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

Tennessee Artists Association Fall Juried Show

Featuring original art by over 20 East Tennessee artists including oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, photography, and mixed media.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 26th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
100 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Details

Tennessees Own

Celebrate today's traditions of Southern craft at Locals' "Tennessee's Own" showcase, featuring the work of 15 local Tennessee artists.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
49 University Avenue
Sewanee, Tennessee 37375
Details

TN Welcome Center I-40 Hartford - Painting on Found Objects Demonstration

Artist Regenia Ford will demonstrate painting on barn wood, antique windows and old metal.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
MIle Marker 446 Westbound I-40
Hartford, Tennessee 37753
Details

TN Welcome Center I-40, Smith County - Tatted Lace Demonstration

Fiber Artist Mirrah Johnson will be demonstrating the art of making tatted lace.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
Mile Marker 267 East and Westbound, I-40
Buffalo Valley, Tennessee 38548
Details

Vignettes of Tennessee Crafts

Throughout the Mall crafts by vendors will be in featured displays.
Event Date:
October 5th, 2018 through October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
123 Public Square South
Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160
Details

2018 Autumn in the Country Arts and Crafts Fair

Come check out the Unique Hand-Made / Hand-Crafted items for sale at the Autumn in the Country Arts and Crafts Fair!
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
Centerville Public Square
Centerville, Tennessee 37033
Details

32nd Annual Newport Harvest Street Festival

2 fun filled days of arts, crafts, music and kids activities not to mention local history and heritage!
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018 through October 7th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
111 Court Ave
Newport, Tennessee 37821
Details

American Craft Day

Celebrate the joy of locally/ TN made crafts at the Morristown Farmers Market.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
139 W. Morris Boulevard
Morristown, Tennessee 37813
Details

Art Harvest 2018

Art Harvest is a two-day pop-up show/sale of fine craft.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018 through October 7th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
942 Cooper St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Details

Arts Round the Square

Hosted by the Paris Henry County Arts Council, Arts 'Round the Square is a vibrant art show featuring visual artists and craftspeople in many different mediums, from sculpture and pottery to watercolors and acrylics to jewelry, photography, woodworking and fiber arts.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
101 E. Washington Street
Paris, Tennessee 38242
Details

Blacksmithing Essentials: Craft a Letter Opener with Jay Replogle

Sharpen your blacksmithing skills while crafting a letter opener with basic blacksmithing skills at a coat forge. - $75
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
1560 Craft Center Dr
Smithville, Tennessee 37166
Details

Firefly Artisan Fair

Firefly is an outdoor night market celebrating the Nashville arts community.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
1416 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37210
Details

Handcrafted Knoxville

HANDCRAFTED KNOXVILLE is a two-day, juried arts and craft festival at the Knoxville Convention Center, October 6 and 7, 2019.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018 through October 7th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
935 World\'s Fair Park
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Details

Intro to DIY Chalk Paint Techniques

This introductory class will teach you how to mix your own chalk paint, distressing techniques, and how to wax/seal your finished products.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
40 Casey Jones Ln
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Details

Making Paper with Claudia Lee

Learn the basics of making paper as we incorporate decorative techniques to add color, pattern and texture.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
1560 Craft Center Dr
Smithville, Tennessee 37166
Details

Spoon Carving: The Basics, with Sophie Glenn

Gain experience with the bandsaw and carving tools while using them to create spoons and other utensils. Learn to finish your food safe creations.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
1560 Craft Center Dr.
Smithville, Tennessee 37166
Details

TN Welcome Center I-24 Nickajack - Painting and Quilting on Fiber Demonstration

Artist Pat Rollie will demonstrate the art of painting on fiber and then quilting on the fabric to create a 3 layer piece.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
Mile Marker 160 Westbound I-24
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37347
Details

TN Welcome Center I-65 Giles County - Basket Making Demonstration

Craft Artist Susan Van Dyke will be demonstrating the art of basket making.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
Mile Marker 3 Northbound I-65
Ardmore, Tennessee 38449
Details

TN Welcome Center I-65 Mitchellville - Windsor Chairmaking Demonstration

Craft Artist Travis Curtis will be demonstrating the art of Windsor Chairmaking.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
Mile Marker 121.0 Southbound I-65
Mitchellville, Tennessee 37148
Details

TN Welcome Center I-75 Chattanooga - Clay Wheel Throwing Demonstration

Craft Artist Loren Howard will demonstrate how to throw clay on a wheel.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
Mile Marker 0.7 Northbound I-75
Chattanooga, Tennessee 3412
Details

TN Welcome Center I-75 Jellico - Wood Carving Demonstration

Craft Artist Doug Lawrence will be demonstrating the art of wood carving.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
Mile Marker 161 Southbound I-75
Jellico, Tennessee 37762
Details

TN Welcome Center, I-40, Memphis, Weaving Demonstration

Craft artist Felicitas Sloves will be demonstrating the art of weaving at the I-40 Welcome Center in Memphis on October 6, 2018.
Event Date:
October 6th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
Mile Marker 0.30 Eastbound I-40
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Details

TN Welcome Center I-155 Dyersburg - Quilting Demonstration

Craft Artist Suzanah Furtick will be demonstrating the art of quilt making.
Event Date:
October 7th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
Mile Marker 8.7 Eastbound I-155
Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024
Details

Artspace 4 Gallery Celebrates Tennessee Craft Week

Join us in celebrating new works in contemporary fine craft by our gallery artists. New work in Jewelry, Ceramics, Fiber, Wood, Sculpture, and Glass
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018 through October 12th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
107 North Main Street
Greeneville, Tennessee 37743
Details

Bedford County Craftsmen

Demonstrations by Bedford County Craftsmen
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
204 South Main Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160
Details

Craft Artist Audry Deal-McEver demonstrates at Nashville International Airport

Clay artist Audry Deal-McEver will be demonstrating the art of clay hand building and carving at the Nashville International Airport in the Ticketing Lobby.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

Knitting 101

Learn about yarns and needles, how to cast on and cast off and the knit stitch.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
5501 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37211
Details

Reuse Stamps and Printmaking with Turnip Green

Create your own stamps from reuse material!
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
5501 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37211
Details

Stained Glass Demo - Open House

Open house that will feature how to make stained glass.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018 through October 12th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
519 Lovell Rd STE 306
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
Details

Teen Read Week Presents... 3Doodler Peace Dragons

Linda Ragsdale is back. Fly through the stars with her letter-made creatures in 3-D style.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
4000 Clarksville Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37218
Details

Tri-State Basketry Guild Sale and Demonstrations

Bristol area Tri-State Basketry Guild members, will be at the Sullivan County Library in Blountville to demonstrate basket weaving and sell baskets on Monday, October 8, 12-5:30 pm, and Thursday, October 11, 5-8 pm.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018 through October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
1655 Blountville Blvd
Blountville, Tennessee 37617
Details

Woodturning Artist Mike Zinser Demonstrates at Nashville International Airport

Craft artist Mike Zinser will be demonstrating woodturning at the Nashville International Airport.
Event Date:
October 8th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

In the Studio Series - Greeneville Hot GLASS!!!

The Firehall Studio presents a week of Hot Glass Demonstrations.
Event Date:
October 9th, 2018 through October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
102 East Grove Street
Greeneville, Tennessee 37745
Details

TN Welcome Center I-24 Hamilton County, Tifftonia - Clay Demonstration

Craft Artist Colleen Williams will demonstrate the art of hand building clay.
Event Date:
October 9th, 2018

Event Location:
Mile Marker 171.8 Eastbound I-24
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409
Details

TN Welcome Center - I-24 Clarksville - Stained Glass Demonstration

Craft Artist Laurie Davis will be demonstrating the techniques of making stained glass mosaics.
Event Date:
October 10th, 2018

Event Location:
Mile Marker 0.40 Eastboung I-24
Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
Details

Clay Artist Julia Whitney Brown Demonstrates at Nashville International Airport

Clay artist Julia Whitney Brown will be demonstrating throwing clay on a wheel at the Nashville International Airport.
Event Date:
October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

Fort Houston In The Round

5 minute presentations hosted by Fort Houston's past and present members, and the impact of Fort Houston on their practice.
Event Date:
October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2020 Lindell Ave
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Details

Jackson Pollock with Turnip Green

Celebrate the art of American painter and Abstract Expressionist artist Jackson Pollock.
Event Date:
October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
615 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Details

Tennessee Craft Southwest Joins Forces to Fight Hunger in the Mid-South

Tennessee Craft Southwest, in partnership with Memphis' Belltower Artisans, will hold a bowl making event in support of the Memphis Empty Bowls Project.
Event Date:
October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
549 S. Highland St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38111
Details

Woodturning Artist Pete Wiens Demonstrates at Nashville International Airport

Craft artist Pete Wiens will be demonstrating the techniques of woodturning at the Nashville International Airport.
Event Date:
October 11th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

40th Annual Fall Tennessee Craft Fair

Join the Nashville tradition of celebrating and supporting American handmade craft at this premier event on the lawn in Centennial Park.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Details

46th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair

Music, food, educational exhibits, kids’ crafts, rides and interactive family activities... it’s the one Crafts Fair you don’t want to miss!
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
Park Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Details

A. Jann Peitso, art! Does Hands-On Gatlinburg This Fall

Create your own Smoky Mountains original with watercolor or ink.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
170 Glades Rd.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
Details

Boro Art Crawl

The Boro Art Crawl is a bimonthly event, that meets the second Friday of every other even month from 6-9pm in Murfreesboro, TN.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37130
Details

Fall Hands on Gatlinburg Classes

The Historic Cliff Dwellers Gallery Artists will be offering introductory classes in painting, wood work, marbling, weaving, playing the Mountain Dulcimer, clay and more.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
668 Glades Rd.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
Details

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community - Fall Hands on Gatlinburg Classes

Create your own, unique piece of art/craft with the guidance of Community Artists. Take home a finished product!
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
668 Glades Road
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738
Details

Handmade & Bound

Handmade & Bound celebrates the art of the book with a three-day marketplace of artists' books, zines, independent publications, printed matter, comics, and more.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
301 6th Ave N
Nashville , Tennessee 37243
Details

Mommy and Me Creative Time

Caregivers and their children create together with a variety of art activities.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2315 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Details

TN Welcome Center I-26 Erwin - Jewelry Making Demonstration

Artist Kathryn Jenkins will be demonstrating jewelry making using metals and fibers.
Event Date:
October 12th, 2018

Event Location:
Mile Marker/ exit 46 East and Westbound
Erwin, Tennessee 37650
Details

47th Annual Meriwether Lewis Arts and Crafts Fair

47th Annual Meriwether Lewis Juried Arts and Crafts Fair held at Riverwalk Park, in downtown Columbia, TN.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
102 Riverside Drive
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
Details

50th Annual Autumn Gold Festival

Celebrating the 50th Annual Autumn Gold Festival a tradition of arts and craft vendors since 1968.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
130 Ruritan Rd
Tellico Plains, Tennessee 37385
Details

Art on Track

The West Tennessee Artisan Trail will host the Art on Track Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the historic N.C. & St. L. Depot & Railroad Museum, 582 S. Royal St., in Jackson, Tenn.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
582 S. Royal St.
Jackson, Tennessee 38301
Details

Crafts & Ale The Faris A. Ashkar Memorial Craft Event

Fine Crafts and Beer Garden
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
11215 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37934
Details

howd-dey-do-dat-day

Folk artists (weaver, basketmaker, potter, broommaker, blacksmith, quilter +) working at their craft on the Ritter Farm, Saturday, October 14, 2018
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2217 OAK GROVE RD
RED BOILING SPRINGS, Tennessee 37150
Details

Puppet Truck

The Nashville Public Library and Wishing Chair Productions Puppet Truck presents The Frog Prince.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018 through October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Middle Tennessee
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Details

TN Welcome Center Center 1-55, Memphis - Metal Craft Demonstration

Craft artist Jennifer Hyatt will be demonstrating wearable art made from recycled and found objects.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
West Tennessee
Mile Marker 3.10 Northbound I-55
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
Details

TN Welcome Center I-81 Bristol - Wood Turning Demonstration

Craft Artists Tina and Bill Collison will demonstrate wood turning.
Event Date:
October 13th, 2018

Event Location:
East Tennessee
Mile Marker 75.3 Southbound I-81
Bristol, Tennessee 37620
Details

TN Welcome Center I-26 Kingsport - Clay Wheel Throwing Demonstration

Craft Artist Aleta Chandler will demonstrate the techniques of clay wheel throwing.
Event Date:
October 14th, 2018

Event Location:
Mile Marker 5 East and Westbound I-26
Kingsport, Tennessee 37664
Details

 


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