11 Artful(l) Holiday Events Around The Bay Area. 43rd Annual Holiday Sale for the City College of San Francisco Art Campus ( December 1 – 3, 2017); Fort Mason Printmakers’ Annual Holiday Show and Sale (December 1 – 3, 2017); Sharon Arts Studio’s Winter Sale (December 3, 2017 ); Art Explosion Studios Holiday Art Show (December 10, 2017); 27th Annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios ( December 2–3, 9–10, 16–24, 2017); Pizzichillo & Gordon Art Glass Studio Holiday Sale (December 2,9,16,and 23, 2017); California College of the Arts Annual Holiday Fair (December 2, 2017); 5th Annual East Bay Print Sale (December 8 – 10, 2017); Palo Alto Fiery Arts Winter Glass Sale (December 1 + 2, 2017); 49th Annual ICB Winter Open Studios (December 1–3, 2017); Benicia Arsenal Artists’ Open Studios (December 2 + 3, 2017 )
Get ready to deck your halls, walls, table tops, and body with hand-made, unique goods from one of these 11 Artful(l) Holiday Events!
Whatever you are looking for – art glass, prints, sculptures, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, wood, leather – you name it, you will find it. All art styles, mediums, and budgets accommodated.
This is a great opportunity to check off your entire holiday shopping list and support a local artisan. Score!
Tips worth repeating for this season of sales: check the websites before going; go early for the best selection; pick a city and go to the sales in that city; bring a bag; bring cash for when credit cards are not accepted; and bring a friend. Because we have so many sales/fairs at the same time strategic planning is a must. If a sale/fair looks interesting make sure you put it on your calendar. Most of these sales are only a day or two and only come around once or twice a year. Continue reading