Meet the Artisans at "READY SET SUMMER,” - proudly featuring exclusive one-of-a-kind artisanal crafts by NY Handmade Collective Members
New York, NY (March 7, 2018)- Consumers seeking one-of-a-kind, artisanal and designer crafts, totally handmade in New York need look no further than "READY SET SUMMER,” a unique, pop-up shopping experience taking place on Sunday, May 6th from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm. A collaboration between NY Handmade Collective (NYHC) and Grand Bazaar NYC, a popular shopping destination at 100 West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue, this event will kick off the summer season, offering shoppers a special opportunity to personally meet the artisans behind these unique, handcrafted products and come away with a memorable purchase.
"Grand Bazaar NYC is a great venue for our team's talented artisans to promote quality handmade goods while bringing people together to raise money to further the education of New York City children.'" said Sandrine Valentine, Events Director at the NY Handmade Collective and owner of Sandrine B. Jewelry.
Shoppers will be able to select from a juried showcase of exceptional, diverse handmade merchandise from nearly forty vendors. Among these handmade products are fine art, paper goods and stationery, jewelry and unique fashions, home décor, amazing skincare products and items for children and pets.
"We are absolutely thrilled to again partner with NY Handmade Collective for another special pop-up shopping experience at Grand Bazaar NYC," said Marc Seago, Grand Bazaar NYC Director. "It's a natural fit for us to work together. Part of our mission is to keep New York City creative and authentic by providing this unique and quality shopping environment for our local talented artists, designers and craft-makers."
About NY Handmade Collective
Representing one of the oldest, largest and most professionally organized teams of local active sellers on Etsy, Inc., the group, created in 2007, has cultivated a long-established, local presence in the NYC metro area by hosting a number of successful and highly curated in-person markets, workshops and events (Holiday Handmade Cavalcade, Crafts in Chelsea, and Celebrate Brooklyn to name a few). NYHC is also known for its all-volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and marketing of online selling opportunities on behalf of its members through its wide-ranging press outreach, immense social media presence, great blog and beautiful website.
About Grand Bazaar NYC
Open year-round, Grand Bazaar NYC, located at 100 West 77th St at Columbus Avenue is one of the oldest, and largest weekly curated markets in NYC with over 43,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. It is the only market with a social mission for the exclusive purpose of raising much needed funding, donating 100% of its net profits for art enrichment programs, classroom teaching assistants, books, supplies, sports programs and more for the four neighboring public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children.