Only once a year, the state’s highest-quality Artisans come together to showcase their wares and it is coming – THIS WEEKEND! The 2015 Indiana Artisan Marketplace …The marketplace provides the opportunity to meet the state’s exceptional artisans and share in their stories.Visitors can even watch artisans create their work – potters throwing, painters painting, weavers weaving and some exciting looks at candy making are just a glimpse of what’s in store.Here’s what you need to know:
PARKING: Four shuttles will run this continuous route all weekend. Park anywhere on the Fairgrounds, take the FREE shuttle to the Expo Hall (#22 on the shuttle map).
The work of more than 250 artisans in nearly 60 Indiana counties has been juried and is part of the Indiana Artisan brand. An Indiana Artisan is a Hoosier recognized for careful attention to detail, knowledge of a craft and an entrepreneurial spirit. His or her talent contributes to Indiana’s reputation for quality work, and the Artisan brand includes glass, wood and leatherwork; oils, watercolors, acrylics, and colored pencil; wine, jewelry, weaving and fiber art, specialty cheeses, pottery, fudge, chocolates, popcorns and more.