Shop Maine Craft supports the livelihoods of individual craft artists while advancing the contemporary craft economy.
Shop Maine Craft bolsters Maine’s creative economy by creating income opportunities for craft artists. Proceeds from Shop Maine Craft galleries, ecommerce, craft shows, markets and events directly support the educational programming of Maine Crafts Association and its members.
MAINE CRAFTS ASSOCIATION AND SHOP MAINE CRAFT WORK IN PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT AND EXPAND MAINE’S CREATIVE ECONOMY.
Maine Crafts Association was founded in 1983 to support and connect Maine’s craft artists. Our 501(c)3 non-profit organization provides educational programs, public events, mentorship, artist promotions and an inclusive community to connect emerging, mid-career and established craftspeople.
Shop Maine Craft provides Maine Crafts Association members with opportunities to expand their economic resources through retail sales, fine craft shows and special events.
The Maine Crafts Association supports Maine craft artists with networking, community building, educational and outreach programming:
• Craft Apprentice Program
• Craft Content Project
• Educational Workshops
• Maine Craft Weekend
• Maine Craft Artist Awards
• STITCH: Maine Designers on the Runway + other fundraisers
• Weekend Workshop @ Haystack
• & other craft artist support + education + promotion
Maine Crafts Association believes strongly in the services offered to our members. In addition to benefitting from sales venues through Shop Maine Craft galleries + events, MCA also offers educational, marketing, networking, and support services to craft artists. We strongly urge all MCA members to take advantage of these important benefits.
For more information about MCA membership levels and benefits:
To support Maine’s rich craft traditions and inclusive craft community:
Connect with Us
Our main office is located in West Gardiner within the Center for Maine Craft. Maine Craft Portland is located in the historic Mechanics’ Hall in downtown Portland, Maine. Our administrative office is located in Running With Scissors Artist Studios, Portland, Maine.
Our staff represent both Shop Maine Craft and Maine Crafts Assocation and work as a team across our two organizations to manage our programs.
Programs & Administration
Administrative Office: 207 205 0791
Center for Maine Craft Office: 207 588 0021
ADDRESS + SHIPPING
Center for Maine Craft
Retail Gallery & Resource Center
Manager: Sylvia Wyler
p. 207 588 0021
Mail: PO Box 173, Gardiner ME 04345
GPS: 288 Lewiston Rd, West Gardiner, ME 04345
FedEx + UPS Deliveries: 24 Service Plaza Drive, West Gardiner ME 04345
For inquiries about the Shop Maine Craft Online Gallery
p. 207 588 0021