Dwight Baird

Matthew Brown

Leslie Emery

Teresa Haag

John Harris

Eugene Perry

Stephen Ray

Sharon Strine

William Turner

Antanas Ulevicius

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 18 and 19, 2019:

34th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival

Featuring 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.



October 6 and 7, 2018:

37th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival

The Bruce Museum's 37th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival featured more than 75 artists from all over the country, many of them new to the show. Fine contemporary art including art oils, acrylics, prints and drawings, mixed media, sculpture and photography were all available for purchase. Also included were family art activities, a children's drawing contest and delicious food.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the 38th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival! Save this weekend date: October 12-13, 2019.

2018 participating artists: