Published: Oct 13, 2011 12:48 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 13, 2011 3:58 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla.- Dennison-Moran Gallery is participating in American Craft Week October 7th-16th.

It is a nationwide celebration of handmade American crafts and the people who make them. Galleries, schools, museums, artists and guilds across the country will be holding events showcasing American craft.

For more information about American Craft Week check out: http://americancraftweek.com/

Events scheduled in our area:

Blue Mangrove Gallery
Marco Island
1089 N Collier Blvd #417, Marco Island, FL • Visit website
To celebrate American Craft Week October 7-16th we will offer 20% off a different Fine Handcraft Category each day for the 10 days.

Dennison-Moran Gallery
Naples
360 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL • Visit website
Wheel Thrown Pottery Demonstration Sunday October 9th 12pm-3pm
Lost Wax Casting Demonstration Saturday October 15th 1pm-3pm

Guess-Fisher Gallery
Naples
810 12th Ave. , Naples, FL • Visit website
"Focus on Fine Craft in Batik And Slab Built Pottery". During the month of October, we will feature fine art batik and rozome, as well as batik jewelry wearables and slab built pottery by Natalie Guess. She is an artist working in both batik and clay for more than 32 years.

Random Acts of Art
Naples
505 Fifth Avenue S, Suite E, Naples, FL • Visit website • Jump to events page
"Craft for Clunkers"
Trade in an old, Made in China serving piece for a 20% discount on a comparable (vase for a vase, mug for a mug, etc.) new, beautiful, Made in America piece of functional art (up to a $250 retail value). The "clunker" must be in good condition as they will be donated to the Avow Hospice Thrift Store.