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Foothills Craft Guild to showcase at Emporium Center

dogwoodKNOXVILLE -– The Arts & Culture Alliance and Foothills Craft Guild will present "Fine Craft in March," a showcase and sale of works by Foothills Craft Guild Members, March 2-3 at the Emporium Center. This show highlights the handmade, original work of 26 East Tennessee craft artists working in a variety of media including: fiber, wood, glass, jewelry, clay, photography, natural materials, soap, and mixed media.

The exhibition and sale serves as a preview of the 46th Annual Fine Craft Fair to be held in November 2012 at the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park.

The Foothills Craft Guild is the oldest artisan's guild in Tennessee. Membership includes over 240 craft artists residing in Tennessee who have been accepted to the Guild through a rigorous jury process for high standards of workmanship, design, and originality. For more information on the Guild, visit

The Show hours are: Friday, March 2, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM and Saturday, March 3, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Admission is free. A public reception takes place on Friday, March 2, from 5:00-9:00 PM as part of First Friday activities in downtown Knoxville.

"Fine Craft in March" will be on display at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street. For more information, please contact the Arts & Culture Alliance at (865) 523-7543, or visit the Web site at

Published February 20, 2012

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