Pink Palace Crafts Fair

September 22-24, 2023

Audubon Park, Memphis, TN

Image of MGHW booth at the 2023 Pink Palace Crafts Fair

Join MGHW at the 2023 Pink Palace Crafts Fair at Audubon Park!

The guild has our booth in the demonstrating craftsman's tent plus a space for you to sit and weave a while! Bring a project of try one of the guild's small looms.

Fair Hours are Friday and Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5.

Parking is free off of Cherry Road (behing the botanic garden) with shuttles to get to the main gate. Handicap parking only in the lot off Perkins.

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings include a short business meeting, educational program, and viewing of members' work.

We are finally starting to meet in person again, but our location does change from month to month. See specific information provided on the month meeting details.

Dates and location subject to change: Please check the 2022-2023 Meeting Schedule

Guild History

The Memphis Guild of Handloom weavers was founded in 1947 but Viola Joyce Quigley and fellow students from the Memphis Academy of Art. Since then, the guild has held art shows, workshops with internationally reknowned instructors, classes for the public, and sales of handwoven goods.

We continue to promote the time-honored craft of handweaving into the 21st century.

Guild Library

The guild keeps an extensive library of over 300 books and videos on a wide variety of weaving topics. Members may check out media from the library.

The guild also owns 10 looms and a colections of smaller equipment and tools.

Library catalog


Enjoy the benefits of guild membership for $20 annual dues (Yes this is a reduction in annual dues since we continue to meet virtually).

  • Monthly meetings with educational programs or social gatherings, or extended workshops
  • Participate in the guild booth at the Pink Palace Crafts Fair demonstrating craftsmen's tent.
  • Library of books, media, and equipment