Join The Pennsylvania

Guild of Craftsmen

Enjoy 365 Days of Benefits

Great sales opportunities, great shows, great chapters, great benefits.

Join one of the nation’s largest and most recognized craft guilds. You don’t have to live in Pennsylvania to be a Guild member! Our members live, create and enjoy craft all over the country. Be a part of our Craft Community. Keep Craft Alive.

We strongly encourage using our online membership sign up process, but if you want to download a paper copy of the application, click here.

Key Benefits Include

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association

The Pennsylvania Guild is a proud member of this great group, joining 896 cultural institutions and organizations (including 38 in Pennsylvania) offering free or discounted benefits to members in North America including:

  • Free/member admission during regular museum hours
  • Member discounts at museum shops
  • Discounts on concert/lecture tickets

Participate now by upgrading your membership to the $100 level (call 717-431-8706 for details).

Click here for a list of participating NARM locations!

Store Discount

You can shop year-round at our Guild Store in Lancaster and receive a 10% discount!

Workshop Discount

Guild members receive 10% off the tuition of our workshops throughout the year!

Membership Options


Designed for someone who is actively working in craft at any level, who is creating and/or sharing his or her work with the public at events, exhibitions, galleries, online etc., or someone who wishes to be known as a craftsman, craftswoman, artist, artisan, etc. This membership designation is designed for the craftsman who could potentially participate in any or all opportunities at the chapter or guild (or national) level. Members in this category may apply for master artisan status from chapter or guild.   Active Seniors (ages 65+) and Students (actively enrolled with 6 or more credits) receive a discounted membership.

Craftsmen – $75 annually

Senior Craftsmen – $55 annually

Student – $20 annually


A lover of craft who is not actively working in craft– a spouse, youth 18 & under, a “retired from craft” individual, a senior who is no longer active, collector, friend, supporter, patron, etc. Wishes to be connected with the Guild, but not as a craftsman. A Friend membership may be upgraded to “craftsman” at any time.   Emeritus – A title to be applied to former craftsman members of all ages who have retired from craft, but want to be recognized as a former craftsman. Emeritus members retain master artisan status as applicable per the bylaws.   Youth – Ages 18 & under. Youth are eligible to participate in craft events as a “craftsman,” and as part of ongoing efforts to encourage youth in craft.

Friend of the Guild – $40 annually

Benefits At A Glance
Craftsman ($75)Active Senior ($55)Student ($20)Emeritus ($40)Friend ($40)Family ($65)Business ($250/$100 NP)
Eligible to Apply For Fine Craft FairsXXX
Eligible to Apply for Gallery ExhibitorsXXX
Eligible to Apply To Sell In Guild StoreXXX
Eligible to Apply for Master Craftsman StatusXXX
Listing in our Online DirectoryXXXX
Access to 13 ChaptersXXXXX
Eligible To Hold OfficeXXXXXX
Free Admission To Guild Fine Craft FairsXXXXXX
Invitations to Special EventsXXXXXXX
10% Discount in Guild Store & GalleryXXXXXXX
10% Discount on Guild WorkshopsXXXXXXX
All members whose dues total $100 or more qualify for North American Reciprocal Membership (NARM)

*Some restrictions may apply. Call for details.

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