Domenico Belli
North Salem, NY
Metal sculpture

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: $10

Members and children under 5 are free.

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


May 19 and 20, 2018:

33rd Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival


Come and enjoy the Bruce Museum's 33rd Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival. More than 70 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 crafts including ceramics, jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, wood kitchenware and  furniture, glass and more are all available for purchase. There will also be demonstrations, family craft activities, and delicious food.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the festival!


October 6 and 7, 2018:

37th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival


Featuring fine contemporary art including art including oils, acrylics, prints and drawings, mixed media, sculpture and photography are all available for purchase. There will also be family art activities, a children's drawing contest and delicious food.