Festivals

Arts and Crafts Festivals

Each year the Bruce Museum sponsors two outdoor festivals on the Museum grounds that feature original work by some of the best artists and craftspeople from around the country.

May 18 and 19, 2024:

39th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival

This festival features fine contemporary hand-made crafts in jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, glass, furniture and housewares, pottery, and much more, all available for purchase along with demonstrations and food.

Festival hours: 10 am – 5 pm

Festival parking: Island Beach parking lot, Steamboat Road, Steamboat Road Commuter Garage, Museum Drive

Admission to the Outdoor Festivals and the Museum during this weekend is $10 for all, and Children under 5 are free.

Artists: Please download the 2024 crafts festival application here. Postmark deadline is January 17, 2024.

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October 12 and 13, 2024:

43rd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival

This festival features original fine art in painting, drawing and prints, mixed media, sculpture, and photography, along with children’s activities, demonstrations and food.

Festival hours: 10 am – 5 pm

Festival parking: Island Beach parking lot, Steamboat Road, Steamboat Road Commuter Garage, Museum Drive

Artists: The 2024 arts festival application click here!

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