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Craft Sale

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.

Valentine's Day Craft Sale

  • Friday, February 11, 2021 10AM - 5PM
  • Student Center Art Gallery (First Floor)
  • Vendor Application (Registration will open Monday, August 2, 2021)

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.

Family Weekend Craft Sale

  • Friday, September 24  & Saturday, September 25, 10 AM - 5 PM 
  • Registration will begin for all 2021 - 2022 Craft Sales on Monday, August 2 at noon. 
  • Student Center Art Gallery (First Floor)
  • Vendor Application (Registration will start Monday, August 2, 2021)
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.

 Holiday Art & Craft Sale 2021 

  • Thursday, December 2 - Saturday, December 4, 2021
  • Student Center, 1st floor Art Gallery 
  • Registration will begin for all 2021 - 2022 Craft Sales on Monday, AUGUST 2 at noon. 
  • Artist Vendor Application (Application will open on Monday, AUGUST 2)
    • If you are a new vendor to our craft sales, please submit 5 images of your work for review by emailing

Our 43 annual Holiday Art & Craft Sale is a major event sponsored by the Student Center Craft Shop. This art and craft sale features approximately 80 local and regional artists and Craftspeople working in a variety of media including ceramics, fibers, glass, wood, drawing, painting, jewelry, handmade items for the body or home, and much much! 

This year we will provide our community with an online database to find your favorite regional artists. Help support our region's talented artists and craftspeople this holiday season and shop safely online to find all your gift needs.

Jewelry Vendor Instructions

Jewelry Vendor Application (will be available August 2021)