Folk Art Sale Preview Reception

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Folk Art Sale — December 6-31, 2014

The Folk Art Sale is held annually during the month of December.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to purchase traditional Pennsylvania German items, as well as contemporary art in the Pennsylvania German tradition.  There’s something for every budget!

Buyers Preview Reception – Friday evening, December 5, 6 – 9 pm.  $5 admission
The public is invited to the preview reception for the first opportunity to purchase work by your favorite artist

Opening Weekend: Christmas Market: Treasures and Traditions through Time
on Saturday, December 6, 9:30 am – 4 pm and Sunday, December 7, 12 to 4 pm

Enjoy this holiday tour that includes:
Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville
–Folk Art Sale
–Demonstration and book signing by textile artist Ann Hermes
–Fine Art Exhibit & Sale
–Exhibit: Twenty Five Years of Collecting: Treasures of the Mennonite Heritage Center

Goschenhoppen Historians Museum, Rt. 29, Green Lane
–The Spectacular Bake Sale
–Theme Christmas Tree Exhibit
–Standard gauge train display
–Christmas Putz

Schwenkfelder Heritage Center, 105 Seminary St., Pennsburg
–Gift shop brimming with festive gifts and holiday décor
–From Garden to Table: A Harvest of Contemporary Hooked Rugs and Folk Art
–Valley Forge Rug Braiders Exhibit
–The Woodland Collection of Antique and Vintage Christmas Decorations
–Annual Christmas Putz – this year’s theme: A Pennsylvania German Farm

This event is for December 6 and 7 only. The Folk Art Sale at the Mennonite Heritage Center runs through December 31.

Artists in the 2014 sale include:

Baskets:  Karen Wychock

Carved Birds & Animals:  Alan W. Kohr | Daniel G. Strawser, Sr. | Folk Art by Pat Russo

Chalkware:  Joan Mueller

Framed Works:  Marilyn Diener | Teresa Hicks | Claudia Hopf | P.J. Rankin Hults Folk Art | Louise Hutchings | Susan Leviton | Clifford Nevin | L.T. Short | Lori Yatron

Stained Glass:  Cedar Grove Studio

Pottery:  Clay Rat Studio | Alice Keppley | Bob Hughes – The River Rat Pottery | Denise Wilz | Zettlemoyer Pottery

Textiles: Cynthia Baker | Rachel Blosser-Derstine | Ann Hermes | Rose Kramer | Ruth Konrad

Woodwork:  Jim King

2014 Sale Hours
Opening Weekend: Saturday, December 6, 9:30 am to 4 pm, Sunday, December 7, 12 to 4 pm
Throughout December: Tuesday through Saturday open 10 am to 5 pm
December 31 open 10 am to 2 pm
Closed Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26

*Snow emergency cancellations – please check (215) 256-3020 or this website