Do you hate the mall as much as we do? Do yourself, your fellow creatives, your city, and your rapidly changing climate a favor and purchase your holiday gifts at these well-curated art and craft marts proliferating across Baltimore. No more fast fashion, plastic garbage toys, or gift cards! Instead, handmade ceramics, vintage items, screen-printed onesies, Baltimore T-shirts, art jewelry, soap, candles, hand-knitted scarves, books, periodicals, and BmoreArt magazines!
Happy holidays and you’re welcome.
Winterfest & Holiday Shop
Ongoing: Saturday, November 16–Monday, December 23
5707 Smith Avenue : 21209
Celebrate the gift of art with Baltimore Clayworks’ annual Winterfest exhibition and Holiday Shop. Our galleries will be filled with unique, hand-made items by regional and national ceramic artists. The Winterfest exhibition and Holiday Shop opened on November 16th, and will be on display through December 23. Baltimore Clayworks is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Stay tuned for more information about our extended Holiday hours during December. We will also have a “Party for No Reason” on Saturday, December 14 from 6–9 p.m., which will include Shop and Exhibition discounts for “Friends of Clayworks” members. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. Shop at Baltimore Clayworks and perfect the art of giving!
Our Main Gallery will host our annual Winterfest exhibition featuring an array of work by amazing nationally recognized artists. Participating artists include: Patty Bilbro, Megan Burke, Catrina Cook, Andrea Denniston, Nick DeVries, Bianka Groves, Tom Jaszczak, Ben Jordan, Andrew McIntryre, Ted Neal, Lindsay Rogers, Masa Sasaki, Dan Tomcik, Julia Walther, Nate Willever, Joel Willson, and Meghan Yarnell.
Our other 3 galleries will host our annual Holiday Shop, which will include a large selection of work by our wonderful current retail Shop artists and members of the Clayworks community. Participating artists include: Ronni Aronin, Cami Ascher, Patty Berry, Samantha Briegle, Blasie DePaolo, Yoshi Fujii, Lana Heckendorn, Matt Hyleck, Emily Lamb, Sonya Meeker, Lynne Molner, Jason Piccoli, Shawna Pincus, Rebekah Rivero, Tim Sherman, Hae Won Sohn, Marlene Sokoloski-Sandler, Sam Wallace, Hadiya Williams, Pam Worthington, and Jisun Yang.
Baltimore Clayworks will be overflowing with hand-crafted, functional ceramic art that will fit the personality and needs of everyone on your gift list! Choose from delicate porcelain, jewel-toned delights, whimsical motifs, rustic and rugged wood-fire, stamped, carved, and stenciled surfaces. Comfy mugs for every day companionship as well as elaborate serving dishes for special occasions. Unique jewelry to adorn those you adore and delicious dishes for sweet treats. Ring in the holidays with us this season by supporting artists and shopping local.
Early Access | Friday, November 22 • 6–8 p.m.
Saturday, November 23 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument Street : 21201
Shop vintage barware, glassware and linens to set your holiday table. Maryland’s finest vintage and antique dealers represented.
Early access to the Vintage Holiday Market is available on Friday, November 22, 6–8 p.m. Vintage cocktails and lite fare | $40/per person. Registration is required to the early access event.
Body and Soul
Saturday, November 23rd • 12-5pm
2224 North Charles Street : 21218
BODY & SOUL 2019
Sundays, November 24th – December 22nd
Holiday Art Expo : Sunday, December 1st
Jones Falls at Holliday + Saratoga Streets
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar ushers in the festive season with items worthy of stovetops, tabletops and holiday stockings. Visit Maryland’s largest producers-only market during one of its busiest shopping days, Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 7am–12pm. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is located underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets and remains open Sundays from 7am–12pm through December 22, 2019.
Local farmers offer an assortment of hearty vegetables, fruits, high quality meats and poultry, and herbs to complement any Thanksgiving meal. Shoppers can stop by Albright Farms, Pahl’s Farm, Richfield Farm, Migrash Farms, Reid’s Orchard, and Woerner’s Orchards for ingredients or the main dish. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar also features distillers, brewers and vineyards. Delicious baked goods will be available for your convenience from the likes of La Bohemia Bakery, Uptown Bakers, as well as gluten-free vendor Treats for Eats.
Top off a visit with beautifully created gifts for family, friends or self. Local artists and makers offer handmade items including clothing and accessories, pottery, soaps, souvenirs and original works of art. As the holiday season progresses, decorative greenery, wreaths and Christmas trees will be available.
On Sunday, December 1, 2019, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar hosts a “Holiday Art Expo” as its last First Sunday theme of the season. During the “Holiday Art Expo,” a large number of local artisans will be present selling their items. Shoppers can also get their gifts wrapped at a special holiday gift wrapping station. First Sundays are made possible by presenting sponsor Health for Life Dispensary.
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA). For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar or for an application to participate in the 2020 season as a farmer, concessionaire or bazaar vendor, visitwww.promotionandarts.org or call 410-752-8632.
Friday, November 29 • noon–6 p.m. & Saturday, November 30 • 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway : 21230
American Visionary Art Museum’s annual holiday art market returns! Hundreds of original creations by regional artists and craftspeople, including paintings, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, apparel, and other work that simply defies categorization! Shop local on #SmallBusinessSaturday and support these original makers! FREE ENTRY to the market. The museum store, Sideshow, will also be open.
Bazaart Hours: Friday, November 29, noon–6pm. Saturday, November 30, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Free entry either, or both, days to the market.
Location: American Visionary Art Museum, Jim Rouse Visionary Center 3rd Floor. Note: Bazaart shoppers are welcome to tour the entire Jim Rouse Visionary Center for free on Bazaart day. The rest of the museum is open 10am-6pm and regular admission applies.
Shop Black Pop Up Shop
Friday, November 29: 10-4
Friday, Nov. 29th for our 3rd annual Shop Black pop up shop. Featuring over a dozen makers of color, we’ve got handmade gifts from Baltimore’s best designers, crafters, and creators on sale from 10-4. They’ll also be food, a card-making workshop, tunes by DJ Trill Natured, and our own line of great holiday merch for everyone on your list! // http://bit.ly/
Baltimore Jewelry Center Holiday Sale
Friday, November 29 • 6–9 p.m.
Saturday, November 30 & Sunday, December 1 • noon–7 p.m.
Baltimore Jewelry Center
10 East North Avenue, Suite 130 : 21201
Join the Baltimore Jewelry Center for our annual
Holiday Sale Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, featuring work for sale by our community members and instructors. Participating artists are:
We’ll also be announcing some special events over the course of the weekend, including a tasting by Baltimore Spirits Co. on Saturday afternoon! Sip on some of their tasty concoctions, learn a bit about them, and buy some bottles!
Saturday, November 30 • 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
32nd Street Farmer’s Market
32nd and Barclay : 21218
Mark your calendars! Small Business Saturday is on November 30 at the 32nd Street Farmers’ Market and Waverly is having its Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market!
Saturday, November 30 • 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 • 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 • 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Cross Street Market
1065 South Charles Street : 21230
An annual showcase of local makers kicks off the giving season in Federal Hill! Our Holiday Market provides a one-stop shop for unique gifts, all in South Baltimore’s Public Market.
Saturday, November 30th • 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Mill Centre Art Studios
3000 Chestnut Avenue : 21211
Up to twenty artists will open their Hampden studios to the public from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 30 in celebration of Small Business Saturday. The Shop Small Art Crawl provides an opportunity for arts and crafts lovers, serious collectors and holiday shoppers to enjoy and purchase original art where it is created — in the beautiful and historic studios of Mill Centre, a former sailcloth factory located near the Jones Falls at the intersection of Darby Street and Mill Road, just six blocks south of “The Avenue” (36th Street) in Hampden. Featured artists will be displaying and selling metal works, encaustic, oil and watercolor paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, miniatures, original fiber art and more, all under one roof. Free parking will be available (Mill Road parking lot; main entrance at Darby and Mil). Mill Centre Artists are small business owners and members of the Hampden Village Merchants Association.
Saturday, November 30 + Sunday, December 1
502 West Gordon Street : Bel Air
Take a break from the holiday shopping crowds at the Liriodendron’s Annual Holiday Open House over Thanksgiving weekend!
Fresh greenery arrangements and mantle centerpieces for sale
Art and Craft vendors
Live Christmas music
And a visit from Santa on Saturday from 1–3 p.m.
$5 suggested donation
This event is supported in part by a grant from Harford County Cultural Arts Board through Maryland State Arts Council, and by grants from Harford County and the Dresher Foundation.
November 30 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. + December 1 • noon–4 p.m.
The Cloisters Castle
10440 Falls Road : Lutherville
Enjoy holiday shopping while supporting regional artists at an old-fashioned Holiday Bazaar and Tea inside the historic Cloisters Castle. The Holiday Bazaar & Tea at the Cloisters takes place Saturday, November 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 1 from noon–4 p.m. The Holiday Bazaar features Maryland crafters selling handmade items.
This is the perfect place to get everyone on your gift list uniquely designed and crafted items. Inside the “Tea Room,” visitors can enjoy tea, finger sandwiches, fresh fruit, scones, cheese and an assortment of pastries and desserts. The bazaar is free to attend, tea tickets are $35. Tea reservations begin on November 1. To make a reservation for the tea, call (410) 821-7448.
The Cloisters is managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and is located at 10440 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD.
Saturday, December 7 • 8 a.m.–noon
Local Colors Flowers
3100 Brentwood Avenue : 21218
Join us for a morning of shopping and community! We will have a wonderful mix of vendors at this year’s event, all with unique gifts for sale! Invite your friends and family and come see what the fuss is all about!
Saturday, December 7 • 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
2640 St. Paul Street : 21218
Recently voted Baltimore Sun’s Reader’s Choice Best Craft Show in Baltimore!!
Come join 50+ amazing artists/makers for the 13th annual HOLIDAY HEAP Craft Fair presented by the Charm City Craft Mafia! Shop handmade and local for all your holiday needs on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early Bird tickets are SOLD OUT!
Join the Holiday Heap 2019 Facebook Event for more details to follow as we get closer to the event or visit http://charmcitycraftmafia.com
Saturday, December 7 • 1–6 p.m.
Charm City Meadworks
400 East Biddle Street : 21202
Ready to emerge from the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Join us for our second annual Holiday Pop Up Market on December 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. Sip some mead or coffee from Dear Globe, relax with your friends, and see what your favorite makers have produced right here in Baltimore.
Find that one of a kind gift you won’t find in stores!
Drama Mama Books / Drama MaMa Bookshop
SELVA / ceramics, fiber arts, and more
Gogo’s Mobile Boutique / Gogo’s
Ink Press Productions / InkPress Baltimore
DanCandle / hand poured soy wax candles
New Secrets Tea / New Secrets Tea
Thissportinglife / vintage, sportswear, patches
Granddaughter of the Glass / Granddaughter of the Glass
Titanium Melon / Titanium Melon
A Workshop of Our Own / A Workshop of Our Own
Felt Up Girl / Felt Up Girl
Dear Globe Coffee / Dear Globe Coffee
The Art Cartel / Prints and artwork
Keepwell Vinegar / Keepwell Vinegar
LeRoy Woodworks / LeRoy Woodworks
Two friends named Jayde and Sarah / Art books, artwork, prints, ceramics
Papier Lune / Wooden Paintings
Opening Reception | Saturday, December 7 • 6–9 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4–Saturday, December 28
3402 Gough Street : 21224
The Miniature Holiday Exhibition will feature over 50 local artists. Join us on Saturday, December 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. for the Opening Reception. The show runs from December 4 to December 28.
“THE MINIATURE HOLIDAY EXHIBITION” brings together Baltimore’s exceptionally creative community with each artist presenting a collection of distinctive small-scale works loaded with passion and pondering. The majority of artworks measure under 12 x 12 inches and highlight a variety of mediums including: painting, mixed-media, sculpture and metal work. This is a cash & carry show, with a rotating assortment of artwork, perfect for holiday gift giving. Y:ART is dedicated to supporting and advancing the accomplished local talent of Baltimore, while concurrently exploring global aesthetics.
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Kelly Cahill Ames, Jan Angevine, Mary Bickford, Joyce Blair, Lois Borgenicht, Daniel Brown, Diana Campbell, Kathy Daywalt, Howard Ehrenfeld, Katherine Fahey, Barbara Fenner, Judy Fox, Peggy Fox, Marcelle Fozard, Joanne Goshen, Liz Griesser, Sydney Hopkins, Mollye Hubbard, Farida Hughes, Andrea Huppert, Ian Jackson, Janet Little Jeffers, Ken Karlic, Anita Klein, Karen Klinedinst, Patrick Kluga, Cathy Leaycraft, Janet Maher, Diana Marta, Jennifer Mesaros Fetterhoff, Kate Norris, Bob Pentz, Pamela Phillips, Edmond Praybe, Lisa Prinzo, Donna Reinsel, Nieves Saah, Stephanie Schafer, Daniel Schiavone, Anita M. Schreibman, Beth Schwartz, Claire Sharp, Tremain Smith, Susan Styer, Zachary Thornton, Jordan Tierney, Patti Tronolone, Dan Van Allen, Justin Wiest, Stewart White, Bill Yonkers, Susan McCurdy Yonkers
Thursday, December 5 + Friday, December 6 • 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 + Sunday, December 8 • 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
MICA Brown Center
1301 West Mount Royal Avenue : 21217
Art Market is a four-floor holiday market that provides over 275 of MICA’s best students, alumni, faculty, and staff the opportunity to sell their artwork, craft and artisan-made pieces in a four-day public event on MICA’s campus. 15% of all sales funds MICA scholarships for returning undergraduate students.
Sunday, December 8 • 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
3134 Eastern Avenue : 21224
Shop a diverse mix of handmade items by artisans from Baltimore and beyond this Holiday Season! Merry Mart is our annual juried holiday craft market that showcases high-quality handmade arts and crafts including; clothing, handbags, accessories, ceramics, soaps, kids’ toys, mixed media, jewelry, and great art!
Sunday, December 8 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
5100 Falls Road, Village of Cross Keys : 21210
This will be the second year at the beautiful Cross Keys Village location. Visitors will be treated to a beautiful, spacious venue on the second floor of the Delta Hotel, with free and easy parking and nearby dining options. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sunday, December 8 • 3 p.m.–8 p.m.
1014 36th Street : 21211
WINTER HOLIDAY MARKET is near! Join us Dec 8th and 30 of our local artists, bakers, gift makers, wine connoisseurs, chocolatiers, coffee roasters, jewelry makers, massage practitioners and holiday cheer in the heart of Hampden!
Day of Mayors Christmas Parade in the ❤️ of Hampden, December 8 🌲 Market starts 3 p.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, December 14th • 10am-5pm
Falls and Joppa Roads
Green Spring Station along with Taken, Baltimore Magazine, and WTMD-FM will once again host a one-day holiday marketplace featuring Baltimore’s most talented artists and crafters as they ‘set up shop’ around the center in this 4th Annual Holiday Makers Market!
The Makers Market will feature more than 20 LOCAL holiday vendors and artisans, along with special pop-up shop curated by Taken as well as a DIY corner for some creative holiday fun!
The Green Spring Station Holiday Makers Market is modeled after the Bryant Park holiday craft bazaar in New York City. Throughout the day, shoppers will enjoy mixing and mingling with local artisans and enjoy unique one-of-a kind holiday gift ideas.
Thursday, December 19 • 5–9 p.m.
Peabody Heights Brewery
401 East 30th Street : 21218
Are you a last minute kind of holiday shopper? Can’t make it to Holiday Heap? Swing by the Peabody Heights Brewery on Thursday December 19 for our 5th annual Last Stop Hops & Shop!
Fulfill all your last-minute shopping needs while enjoying a relaxing evening of local food and beer! We’ll have 20+ local artists and makers in the tasting room.
More details to follow as we get closer to the event! http://charmcitycraftmafia.com