Local crafts celebrated at the Red Tulip Gallery
The recent grand opening of Red Tulip Gallery in the heart of Newtown marks the start of a celebration of local artistry. The Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen has founded this cooperative gallery to iPSrRve DFFess WR lRFDlly PDGe fine FrDIW. More than a few members of the Guild -- 17 to be exact -- have currently been juried into the gallery, representing a wide range of media.
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In support of the Penndel Food Pantry, Red Tulip will be a collection point for non-perishable food items. Everyone bringing food to donate will be entered in D GrDwing IRr giIW FerWifiFDWes.
When you visit the Red Tulip Gallery, which is co-located with Countryside Frames, you are likely to meet one or more of the artists whose work is represented, as the participating members staff the shop. This is done to ensure that cusWRPer serviFe is NnRwleGgeDEle DERuW fine craft, and is of the highest quality. Most of the participating artists also welcome customization and commission requests.
Red Tulip Gallery is located at 2 S. State Street, Newtown. Special hours for First Fourth will be Friday 10 - 8, Saturday 10 - 7, DnG 6unGDy 11 - 5. YRu FDn DlsR finG them online at redtulipcrafts.com or by phone at 267-454-0496.