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The Craft Shop holds three annual Craft Sales at the SIU Student Center: The Family Weekend Craft Sale, Holiday Craft Sale, and Valentine’s Day Craft Sale. Craft vendors from the community have come together over the last 30 years at these events to sell their professional and quality handmade wares. All Craft Sales are open to the public.

Family Weekend Craft Sale 2015

  • Friday, September 25 & Saturday, September 26, 2015 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Student Center Art Gallery (First Floor)
  • Vendor Application Deadline: September 21, 2015

Each year the SIU Saluki Family Weekend celebration brings excitement to the Student Center. Hundreds of parents, students, and members of the southern Illinois community take part in many campus events.

Join us on Saturday, September 26 for our exciting outdoor Raku firing beginning at 11 a.m. Glaze your own masterpiece and watch it being fired in our outdoor kiln. Raku is an ancient Japanese ceramic firing technique that results in crackle and metallic finishes. Don’t miss this fun family event. Everyone can participate!

Vendor Application/General Craft Sales Brochure (pdf)


Holiday Craft Sale – 2015

  • Thursday, December 3 & Friday, December 4, 2015 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 5, 2015 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Student Center Art Gallery & Renaissance Room (First Floor)
  • Vendor Application Deadline: November 20, 2015
  • Jewelry Vendor Application Deadline: October 1, 2015

Our annual Holiday Craft Sale is a major event featuring 75 craftspeople. Students, faculty, staff, and members of the southern Illinois community shop for holiday decorations, gifts, and unique items.

Vendor Application/General Craft Sales Brochure (pdf)

New Jewelry Vendor Policy
Jewelry sales will be juried into the Holiday Craft Sale. You must complete the application in a timely manner in order to sell jewelry at our Holiday Craft Sale. Deadline for jewelry entries is October 1, 2015. Please download the application or request an application by mail.

**Accepted 2015 Holiday Craft Sale Jewelry Vendors (pdf)**

Holiday Craft Sale Jewelry Vendor Instructions (pdf)

Holiday Craft Sale Jewelry Vendor Application (pdf)


Valentine's Day Craft Sale & Bazaar – 2016

  • Friday, February 12, 2016 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Student Center Art Gallery (First Floor)
  • Vendor Application Deadline: February 8, 2016

The Valentine’s Day Craft Sale fits the bill for those last minute shoppers searching for the perfect gift for that someone special. Everyone from SIU faculty, staff, and students to the local community shops at this special one day sale.

Valentine's Day Craft Sale Flyer

Vendor Application/General Craft Sales Brochure (pdf)