Tuesday, November 1, 2016

American Artisan Show in Wilton

Once again the Wilton Historical Society is hosting the renowned American Artisan Show on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year marks the 31st year of this popular annual event that is being held at the Wilton Historical Society located on 224 Danbury Rd. in Wilton. The admission is is $10 per person; young adults under 18 are free.

There will be more than forty artisans whose creations  will be fittingly set in the Society's charming 18th and 19th century buildings. The artisans are from across the country and will present arts, crafts and designs that have been part of American fine handwork since the 18th century.

Items for sale will include: Shaker-style furniture, pottery, baskets, candles, quilts, Windsor chairs, rugs, floor cloths, art, tavern signs, fine jewelry – and even beautifully turned pepper mills and custom made dollhouses; best of all, they are available for purchase just in time for gift giving session or for a special treat for yourself.  Unusual items such as art furniture by Troy Brook Visions, Sailor's Valentines, Redware, tramp art and wearable works of art composed of unusual combinations of textiles are just a few of the things available. 

For a complete list of artisans visit their website.

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