Shop Early and Get a Free Bag!

The first 250 shoppers at GRUMP on December 17th will get a free Return of GRUMP tote bag.  DETAILS WHAT: Shop local at the GRUMP Holiday Arts & Crafts Show WHEN: SATURDAY, December 17, 2017 from 11 am to 5 pm WHERE: 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 Free garage …

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Where is GRUMP 2016?

With the closing of Artisphere in 2015, GRUMP took a little nap. Lucky for us, the Crystal City BID and Vornado/Charlies E. Smith have helped wake her up! The best alternative holiday craft fair returns to Arlington, VA, on Saturday, December 17, 2016, in an 8600 square foot space in the …

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GRUMP has been sleeping. Shhh! But this December, she will yawn and show her furry head again. The closing of Artisphere sent her into hiding, but this December, GRUMP RETURNS. This time she will take over an 8000 square foot space in the Shops at Crystal City in Arlington, VA. GRUMP will …

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Buy Things that Tell Stories

One of the best things about buying handmade/local/small (however you wanna put it) is that these things often tell a story. And the story that is told is a gift that you can then retell when you give the item to someone. Some of my favorite local storytellers will be at …

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GRUMP Yeti Cards

The first ever roster of GRUMP Cards! These were designed by GRUMP vendors, Santiago Casares, Michelle Sasscer, Cole Goco, and printed by Tina Seamonster. We will give away hundreds of singles to GRUMP patrons and you will be able to buy packs of a few of them!

Vendor Spotlight: Horse and Hare

Our favorite find at GRUMP 2013 was Horse and Hare and we are excited have them back for GRUMP 2014. Horse and Hare are husband and wife, super duo artist team, Neil and Kerry Stavely. Specializing in linocut and woodcut printmaking, their images run the gamut from tarot, nature themes …

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Glass in the making with Beth Hess

Beth Hess from Wunder Around shared some progress photos of her work. You can see Beth’s amazing work in person at GRUMP on Sunday, December 14th at Artisphere. Thanks for sharing, Beth! “Each piece of Wunder Around glass begins with a thought about the color, or shape, or texture (or …

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