We are delighted to announce that the 22st annual Crafts at the
Cathedral will again take place within the nave of the
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Thursday November 29 through Sunday December 2, 2018. The response to our
21th annual show was one of sheer delight. The Cathedral proved to be
a magical venue for the show. As the sun played through the stained
glass windows onto the massive granite columns, shoppers and tourists
alike enjoyed the expanded show.
Subscribe to our
to learn about the gifted artists who will be exhibiting at the 2018
Hours for the 2018 show
Thursday, November 29, Crafts Show preview 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, November 30: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 1: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 2: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Single Day Admission: $10; Students and Seniors $8; Weekend Admission $12 Students and Seniors $10.
November 29 – December 2, 2018
All images represent works shown by Artists at the 2017 show.
Why Crafts IN the Cathedral?
In medieval Europe, the Cathedral served as the center of not just religious
life in a town, but often the civic and commercial life, too. Guilds met,
degrees were bestowed, craftsmen sought employment, and commerce was conducted
in the naves of many great Cathedrals. Wine merchants in 12th century Chartres
and numerous other cities cleverly escaped local taxes by selling their wares
from within the walls of the city's Cathedral. Some Cathedrals even had different
sections of their naves set aside for different types of merchants — textiles
in one corner, food in another, etc. The Cathedral Church at St. John the Divine
is honoring that tradition.....