why hmc?

Word on the street is we’re worth checking out

why_hmcNot only do our events showcase original creativity from amazing local artists but they are also family friendly and FREE to attend. We are hands down the best shopping in town! Our vendor list and crowd has increased with each passing event and with the ever growing fan interaction on our website and Facebook page we are expecting our best show ever come our Holiday 2014 event.

As always the Holiday ’14 event will host the area’s top indie artists and crafters selling high quality, affordable products. We will have a live DJ and product giveaways in addition to Front Street Brewery Tap room open and serving handcrafted brews.

To become even more of an inspiring contribution to the Quad Cities community we are currently working with local charities and sponsors to partnership with. It is our youthful enthusiasm that believes art opens doors to amazing possibilities and we’re ready to push those doors open!

We are always looking for new artists and venues! If you are interested in becoming a part of our community to sell, support, or give ideas, please email us at: handmadecityinfo@gmail.com

Happy Crafting,
Handmade City 

We are currently searching for artists in the following categories:

art/ illustration/ housewares/ clothing & accessories/ paper products/ pottery/ handmade soaps & scents/ pet items
/ self published books/ zines/ up-cycled crafts/ hand dyed textiles/ screen prints/ art materials (ie: handmade paper, pastels)/ knits/ products/ photography/ sculpture/ woodworking/ furniture/ other unique handmade goods!

 If you’d like to be considered for an upcoming Handmade City Show please visit our application page. Something to keep in mind upon applying is we look at originality as well as great photography. All other information about specific shows can be found on our application page.