Cathie Cantara, Kennebunkport, ME
Pit-fired porcelain vase

Emilie Cohen and Michael Pundy, Collinsville, CT
Handwoven brooch

Jayne DeMarcay,
Abita Springs, LA
Gold and diamond pendant

Rich Dowin, Durham, CT

Jungwhon Joo,
Rockport, MA
Cloisonné pendant

Heather Kidson, Westwood, MA
Handpainted silk opera coat

Richard and Teri MacMillan, Squantum, MA
Crystalline glazed jar

Fran Michaels, Nahant, MA
Bronze belt buckle

Hiroshi Nakayama, Worthington, MA
Hand-thrown and carved stoneware

Dahlia Popovits,
Newton Center, MA
Handwoven cape and scarf

Sondra Sardis,
Highland, NY
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

Admission: $8

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 70 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!

Here is the 2015 artist lineup:


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.