Work of Our Hands Artists’ Market Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

The Work of Our Hands Artists’ Market will celebrate its 10th anniversary from November 15 – 18 at the Cathedral of St. Philip located at 2744 Peachtree Rd. in Buckhead.   This acclaimed show features nearly 75 local and regional artists offering fine art, folk art, and crafts, including paintings, glass, fabric and wood art, pottery, jewelry, sculptures and many other handmade and original gifts in a variety of price ranges.  

An opening night reception will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00- 8:00.  Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at the door.  Hors d’oeuvres, wine and other beverages will be served.  Admission to the market on Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18 is free and open to the public.  Hours are Friday and Saturday 9:00-5:00 and Sunday 8:30-1:30. 

The Work of Our Hands is a non-profit organization founded in 2000 by Bishop Frank K. Allan, retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.  A passionate believer in the spiritual benefits of rediscovering one’s imagination and creative gifts, Bishop Allan sought to build an organization to support art-oriented programs throughout metro Atlanta that served and encouraged people from all walks of life.  Proceeds from the show benefit the art programs at Emmaus House (www.emmaushouse.org), which serves underprivileged individuals and families in the Peoplestown community, Holy Comforter Friendship Center (http://holycomforter.episcopalatlanta.org/Content/Arts_Program.asp), which serves people with mental and physical disabilities in Reynoldstown, and Church of the Common Ground (www.commongroundatl.com), a “church without walls” serving the homeless in downtown Atlanta.

 “The Work of Our Hands Artists’ Market is a major source of funding for these programs as well as a showcase for the creative spirit which crosses all boundaries and walks of life,” states Bishop Allan.     

For more information on the event, please contact Carter Hoyt at carterhoyt@comcast.net.   

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