Best One-Stop Shop for Local Artists Los Angeles 2012 - Handmade Galleries - CLOSED
One part Etsy, one part Fred Segal, Handmade Galleries is 5,000 square feet of space that houses more than 100 mini "shops" where artists, many local, have set up to sell their goods. With fine jewelry, vintage clothing, handbags, holiday decorations and odd little figurines, there is something here for everyone. Handmade Galleries also is hip to supporting its Sherman Oaks 'hood by hosting weekend craft classes (currently, there's a beginners enameling class and a wood-burning demo), kids craft workshops, tastings from food and spice companies and trunk shows where you can meet and mingle with artists. 14556 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 382-3444, handmadegalleriesla.com.