Brookfield Craft Center is recognized as one of the finest professional schools for creative study in America, dedicated to teaching traditional and contemporary craft skills, and fostering the appreciation of fine craftsmanship. Our classes and workshops are taught by nationally acclaimed local and visiting artists who regularly bring their experience and creative energies to our unique institution.
We invite you to be creative, and encourage you to learn and grow within our artistic community of talented faculty, inspired students and generous volunteers and supporters. Students can explore blacksmithing, bladesmithing, ceramics, fused glass, flameworking, jewelrymaking, woodturning, weaving and fiber arts. Other areas of special interest include business, marketing and photography for artists; decorative arts; drawing and painting. (See our calendar for what’s currently available.)
Brookfield Craft Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, founded in 1954 “to teach and preserve the skills of fine craftsmanship, and to enable creativity and personal growth through craft education.” We strive to support creativity, fine design and quality craftsmanship without regard to race, gender or religious affiliation.
Our Campus and Facilities
Our historic 2.5 acre campus is located six miles north of Danbury, Connecticut, on the banks of the Still River, with an historic Mill Building as its centerpiece. Our six vintage buildings house seven fully-equipped studios, an exhibition gallery, a retail craft gallery and seasonal gift shop, and housing for visiting faculty. Visit this page for more information and directions, or contact us here .