Have you ever been interested in exploring the crafts of history?  Or modern crafts?  We have strived to learn about these crafts as well as to teach them.  From weaving, pottery, knitting, and crochet, to leather work and metal smithing.  We have a talented group of artists who love to work in these areas and share their knowledge with others.  If you are interested, please join us at one of our meetings.  We meet twice a month in Mascoutah, Illinois.  See details below, and please come visit!


Upcoming meetings:

June 13th: We will be learning about fabric dying.  If you have not already told Paula what you will be dying, feel free to come watch and see what happens when we experiment with fiber and dyes.

June 27th: This will be a business meeting, but it’s a great time to come see what we are up to during the year.   Feel free to bring your own project to work on and chat with other artists.

July 25th (July 11th meeting has been moved):   This will be a business meeting.  We are very busy this month, so we will have a lot to discuss regarding our outside events.

Upcoming Events:

Other places to find us:

Vine Street Farmer’s Market: (O’Fallon, IL)  We are here several times during the season.  The following dates are when we will have our sales booth at the market, be sure to come see us:
July 6th and 20th; August 17th; September 14th and 28th; and October 19th
We will also be at the demonstration booth July 6th and August 3rd

We have various other demonstrations during the year:
August 24th–Salute to the Arts in Moody Park
September 7-8–Homestead Harvest Days in Highland
October 5th–Yanda log cabin in Glen Carbin as well as Willoughby Farm in Collinsville
October 26th–Restoration Ranch in Shiloh and Midwest Woodcarvers in Belleville

Our Meetings

317 North County Road
Mascoutah, IL 62258

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Please come and join us!

We currently meet two times per month:

Activity meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  We usually have a project to work on, or a speaker.  Feel free to bring your own project to work on.

General Meetings are held the last Thursday of each month, except November and December. This is a good meeting to attend to get an overview of what we do, and meet most of the members.

We hope to see you there!

Contact us

To contact us, please send us an email: guild@artisansil.org