Diane Babcock
Boonville, NY
Linoleum cut

Dwight Baird
Champlain, NY

Aaron Brown
Lyndeborough, NH
Steel sculpture

Jeffrey Cannon
Austin, TX

Caroline Christie
Colrain, MA

Randy Eckard
Blue Hill, ME
Egg tempera

Robin Frisella
Manchester, NH

Tracy Hambley
Southbury, CT
Mixed media assemblage

DeAnn Prosia
Newtown, CT

Linda Tenukas
Berlin, CT

Tanya Tyree
Baltimore, MD
Clay sculpture

Zhoy Yu
Yardley, PA

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

Admission: $8

Members and children under 5 are free.

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


October 8 and 9, 2016:

35th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival

Come and enjoy the Bruce Museum's 35th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival. More than 85 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. Painting on canvas, board and paper, drawings, prints, mixed media, sculpture and photography are all available for purchase. There will also be demonstrations, family art activities, live music and delicious food.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the festival!

Participating artists:



May 20 and 21, 2017:

32nd Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival

Featuring fine contemporary craft including ceramics, wearable and decorative fiber, glassware, wood kitchenwares and furniture, jewelry and so much moreas well as demonstrations, family craft activities, live music and delicious food.