Brookfield Craft Center is delighted to bring A Tradition of Excellence:  Faculty Show, to our Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery. The exhibit begins with an opening reception on Saturday, August 12 from 5-8 PM and will run through Saturday, September 10.

According to Executive Director, Howard Lasser, “This exhibition, now in its sixth year, is always remarkable.The show is a great opportunity for the community to view the exceptional work of our faculty members who are creating pieces in a variety of media." Work from over 25 of Brookfield Craft Center’s talented faculty representing all seven teaching studios will be displayed.  This includes work in Wood, Glass, Fiber, Ceramic, Metal as well as Paintings.  All by our talented professional faculty.

The regular Gallery and Gallery Shop hours are Tuesday – Friday 12 - 5 PM, Saturday 11am – 5 PM, Sunday 12 – 4 PM, or by appointment.   

About the Brookfield Craft Center - The Brookfield Craft Center (BCC) was founded in 1952 and is recognized as one of the core fine craft schools in America. The center, incorporated in 1954 is a 501(c)(3) organization, offering classes and workshops in glass arts, woodturning, ceramics, jewelry, blacksmithing, fiber arts and other creative endeavors for children and adults taught by professional faculty. The summer “Hands on Art” program, is available for children ages 11-14 during summer months. The historic Mill Building (ca 1780) Gift Shop and Exhibition Gallery is a beautiful venue for displaying fine craft. All works are carefully juried and are representative of the type of skills individuals can learn in our classes. As a force for arts advocacy and community building, BCC strives to teach and preserve the skills of fine craftsmanship, and to enable creativity and personal growth through craft education.

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Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:18

The Brookfield Craft Center to Host Open House

The Brookfield Craft Center to Host Open House

Ever wonder how a blacksmith forms a hook, a jewelry artist works their magic or a potter makes a bowl? Brookfield Craft Center, one of the nation’s premier fine craft education institutions, will host a community open house on Saturday, October 15th from noon to 5 p.m. on their campus located at 286 Whisconier Rd. This fun event is free, open to the public and will feature demonstrations conducted by talented faculty artists working in the areas of blacksmithing, jewelry making, glass arts, ceramics, weaving and fiber arts, wood turning and more. 

All seven teaching studios on BCC’s beautiful 2.5 acre campus will be open for view. Some of the studios will offer hands on opportunities for those who want to get creative.  In our Fiber studio a hands-on silk scarf painting activity will be hosted by fiber artists, Christine Wilkinson and Barbara Drillick in the fiber studio. For a small materials fee of $15, each participant will take home a one-of-a-kind scarf that they can show off to all their friends or even give as a gift.

The gallery store, home to the work of over 150 fine crafts artists, will be open for shopping.  All sales that day will be tax free and BCC Members will receive an additional 10% off.

Registration for beginning to advanced-level fall and winter classes will also be available during the event.

For more information on Brookfield Craft Center or the Open House event, call 203-775-4526, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit us on the web at www.brookfieldcraft.org

About the Brookfield Craft Center - The Brookfield Craft Center (BCC) was founded in 1954 and is recognized as one of the core fine craft schools in America. The center is a 501(c)(3) organization, offering classes and workshops in glass arts, woodturning, ceramics, blacksmithing, fiber arts and other creative endeavors taught by professional faculty.  The historic Mill Building (ca 1780) Gift Shop and Exhibition Gallery is a beautiful venue for displaying fine craft. All works are carefully juried and are representative of the type of skills individuals can learn in our classes. As a force for arts advocacy and community building, the BCC strives to teach and preserve the skills of fine craftsmanship, and to enable creativity and personal growth through craft education.

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