Cathie Cantara, Kennebunkport, ME
Pit-fired porcelain vase
Emilie Cohen and Michael Pundy, Collinsville, CT
Abita Springs, LA
Gold and diamond pendant
Rich Dowin, Durham, CT
Heather Kidson, Westwood, MA
Handpainted silk opera coat
Richard and Teri MacMillan, Squantum, MA
Crystalline glazed jar
Dana and David Melnick, New York, NY
Silver, gold and diamond bracelet
Fran Michaels, Nahant, MA
Bronze belt buckle
Hiroshi Nakayama, Worthington, MA
Hand-thrown and carved stoneware
Newton Center, MA
Handwoven cape and scarf
Zig zag suit
Jim Sprinkle, Charlottesville, VA
Laminated, turned bowl
Each year the Bruce Museum sponsors two outdoor festivals that feature original work by some of the best artists and craftspeople from around the country. The Crafts Festival in May is regularly held one week before Memorial Day. The Arts Festival is regularly held in October on Columbus Day weekend. All artists are present thoughout each entire weekend and all works are for sale.
Festival hours: 10 am – 5 pm
Members and children under 5 are free.
Festival parking: Island Beach parking lot, Steamboat Road, Museum Drive
May 16 and 17, 2015:
30th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival
Come and enjoy the Bruce Museum’s 30th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival. More than 75 craft artists from all over the country, many of them new to the show, will be on the Museum grounds to show you and discuss their work. Fine contemporary craft, including ceramics, fiber, jewelry, glass, wood, metal, paper arts and leather, will all be available for purchase. There will also be family craft activities, live music and delicious food.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the festival!
October 10 and 11, 2015:
34th Outdoor Arts Festival
View photos from previous Outdoor Arts Festivals
Featuring paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, mixed media pieces and photography in color as well as black and white.