Dan Battat

James Brunelle

Joanna Case & Les Olin

Allispn Corbett

Janis Cutler-Gear

Jungwhon Joo

Shekina Rudoy

Jim Sprinkle

Tiara and Tai Kim

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 early October, most times on Columbus Day weekend. All artists are present throughout each entire weekend and all works are for sale.

Festival hours: 10 am – 5 pm

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


May 22 and 23, 2021:

36th 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.

2021 Artists:

View the press release here

Advanced tickets are available online, Admission is on a “Pay as You Wish” basis, with a suggested donation of $10 per adult.


October 9 and 10, 2021:

40th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival

This festival features fine contemporary fine art in oils/acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, drawings and prints, photography and sculpture, along with family art activities and delicious food.


  • Arts Festival Exhibitor Information Please download the 2021application here. Deadline is July 30, 2021.