Thank you for your interest in Handmade for the Holidays, an indoor art and craft market at Fleisher Art Memorial!

For our first Handmade for the Holidays in December 2015, we hosted 30 vendors and over 400 visitors.  We are pleased to welcome both new and old friends this year for our second annual market.  This year we will have live music, free family portraits, activities for kiddos, and mini make-and-take workshops.

Event Info:
Fleisher Art Memorial

719 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, December 3, 2016
12pm - 4pm 

Vendor Info:
  • Vendors will be guest curated by Sara McCorriston, co-founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio
  • Deadline to submit is October 24th, 2016
  • Vendors will be notified of their acceptance by October 27th, 2016
  • Tables and chairs will be provided by Fleisher
  • If accepted, the vendor table fee is $30 for Fleisher members and $50 for non-members.  Non-members who participate in the market will receive a free one-semester membership to Fleisher, which includes the ability to enroll in our tuition free classes and free entry to the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  •  Adhering to our mission to make art accessible, affordability of merchandise will be considered in the vendor selection process

To apply, please fill out the following form completely.








Fleisher is always looking for experienced artists to lead our classes, tuition-free classes, and workshops for adults. To be considered, applicants must include the following items:

An artist statement
Current résumé
Images of current work (maximum of 12)
Images of work created by students (maximum of 12)
Three professional references
Course descriptions and curriculum outlines for courses taught
Other supporting documentation, including evaluation and assessments of previous teaching experiences

Fleisher is always looking for experienced artists to lead our youth classes, as well as our off-site, in-school, and after school residency programs. To be considered, applicants must include the following items:

An artist statement
Current résumé
Images of current work (maximum of 12)
Images of work created by students (maximum of 12)
Three professional references
Course descriptions and curriculum outlines for courses taught
Other supporting documentation, including evaluation and assessments of previous teaching experiences
An up-to-date PA State Police Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History 

Fleisher has a need for figure models of all types to pose for life drawing and painting classes and accepts applications on a rolling basis. The environment is professional and welcoming, and the students have a range of experience. Models are especially needed for weekday afternoons. Experience is a plus, but the main requirements are punctuality, professionalism, and the ability to hold a pose. Applications must include a headshot and clothed full-body photograph. Models interested in working within our children and youth program must have up-to-date state criminal and child abuse clearances.
Fleisher’s Teen Lounge provides young people with opportunities to work with experienced Teaching Artists from around the region. Participating teens evaluate proposals submitted by Teaching Artists through the RFP (Request for Proposals) process. Teen Lounge at Fleisher Art Memorial is accepting project proposals from teaching artists for paid residencies.
A PDF version of the RFP can be requested by emailing teenlounge@fleisher.org.

The deadline is October 31st, 2016 for projects in January - March 2017. We will be selecting six visiting artists, who are compensated up to $600 for 4 sessions with a supply budget of $150. Artists will be asked to attend a proposal review fair, tentatively scheduled for November 14th, 2016 with a backup date of November 21st 2016. to meet Teen Lounge students, who will then vote to select the artists they want to work with in the winter. The workshops should offer young people, between the ages 13 and 18, exciting opportunity to be introduced to a medium or explore a theme of relevance to this age group and be completed in 6-8 hours (3-4 sessions) maximum. Experimental workshop proposals are welcome. The sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Up to 20 students attend our Teen Lounge daily, from a variety of levels in art making experiences.