Craft + Design is a contemporary craft show, produced by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, that has garnered a reputation for showcasing the finest in museum-quality craft. Craft + Design is held in the historic Main Street Station’s train shed and draws more than 10,000 people to shop the work of over 150 artists from all over the country.

2022 Event Schedule

Friday, October 14
6-9 p.m.

McKinnon and Harris Patrons’ Preview Party


  • Beer from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery 
  • Signature cocktails by Belle Isle Craft Spirits
  • Wine 
  • Hors d’oeuvres by MOSAIC 

Cocktail attire 

$60 for VisArts members
$65 for the general public 

Saturday, October 15
9:30-11 a.m.

Rise + Shine Brunch presented by Carole and Marcus Weinstein 


  • Richmond Magazine featured speaker, Susan Hable 
  • Mimosas + Bloody Mary’s by Belle Isle Craft Spirits 
  • A light brunch and coffee 
  • Early shopping 


$35 for VisArts members
$40 for the general public 

Sunday, October 16 +
Saturday, October 15
11 a.m.-5 p.m.

General Admission Shopping Hours

Tickets: $10* 

*VisArts members receive one or two free general admission tickets, depending on their membership level. These tickets can be claimed online or at will call. You also may pick up your tickets at VisArts’ front desk. 


Education Wing presented by Richmond Family Magazine

Free, family-friendly art-making space for guests to explore the art media taught at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. 

Tickets: FREE 

Fiber Artist Sarah Djarnie-Brown Selected as
2022 Craft +Design Featured Artist

As featured on

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Craft + Design is an event by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.

VisArts has helped adults and children explore their creativity and make art since 1963.

Craft + Design is an event by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.