TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst, a semiannual event that showcases over 275 modern American makers, artists, designers, craftspeople and celebrates everything handmade, will take place Friday-Sunday, May 1-3.
These independent artists infuse each of their pieces with a distinctive creative vision. Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst offers a full-day art and shopping experience for the entire family. Meet these talented emerging and seasoned makers who will be selling their contemporary creations.
The show includes one-of-a-kind and limited-edition creations in every material imaginable. Find earrings made of sterling silver and python; handbags made from antique books; scarves made of bamboo; pears made of bronze; necklaces made of meteorites; pens made of real flowers; and bowls made of granite, alongside contemporary craft pottery, wood furniture, handwoven fashions, bronze sculpture, blown-glass objects and more. Visitors should can also visit the gourmet food and specialties section.
Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst will have many special creative activities and interactive art experiences. Visitors may make their own Shibumi silk scarves with Patricia Disantis; dance to live music by The Lindsey Webster Band; watch and participate in craft demonstrations by potter Scott Martin and woodturner Don Hart; try their hand at more than a hundred musical instruments in the interactive musical experience; eat in the expanded food court (now including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options); wander around the Sculpture Garden; taste and bring home gourmet specialty foods; and entertain the kids with a variety of children’s activities, including face painting, storytelling, balloon animals, stilt walkers and more.
Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst has raised almost $4 million for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and has helped sustain the careers of thousands of artists from across the country.
A weekend pass is $12; seniors (62 and older) are $11; children 6-16 are $4; and children younger than 6 are free. For more information, discount coupons, group rates and travel directions visit www.artrider.com or call 845-331-7900.
Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst is a rain-or-shine event. Pets are allowed on the Lyndhurst property but not inside the festival site.
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