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Annual Holiday Exhibition

Brookfield Craft Center’s 42nd Annual Holiday Sale features an extraordinary collection of contemporary American craft for the holidays: handmade works by more than 150 selected artists in jewelry, wearable fiber, ceramics, toys, glass, wood, paper and steel. All purchases...

Fall Open House October 14 at Brookfield Craft Center

Brookfield Craft Center, one of the nation’s premier fine craft education institutions, will host a community open house Saturday, October 14 from noon to 5 p.m. on their campus located at 286 Whisconier Rd in Brookfield, Connecticut. This creative event is free, open to the...

A Tradition of Excellence: BCC Faculty Show Aug 12 – Sept. 9

The Brookfield Craft Center is proud to host A Tradition of Excellence: Works by the Brookfield Craft Center Faculty from August 12 through September 9. This unique exhibition opened in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery with a well-received reception on Saturday, August 12....

In Memory of Marilyn B. Cisek (Chonko) 1942 – 2017

“MY ART IS ABOUT THE JOURNEY, THE PROCESS FIRST, THE PRODUCT OF LITTLE CONSEQUENCE EXCEPT AS IT ENRICHES LIFE. I CHOOSE MY OWN PATH, MY OWN DESTINATION. ART IS  NOT MY LIFE, BUT, ALL MY LIFE ENDEAVORS TO BE ART.” About the artist: Marilyn B. Cisek (Chonko) received...

Buster Shaw Scholarship for Woodturning

Buster Shaw, former instructor, board member and long time friend of the Brookfield Craft Center has endowed a scholarship in Woodturning with the center. Members of the community are welcomed to make donations in lieu of flowers and to honor Buster’s commitment to sharing his...

Hilda Kraus – Mid-Century Modern Craftsman 1915 – 2014

Hilda Kraus, a well-known designer, artist, jeweler, enamellist and metal work designer, was born in New York City in 1915. She had a B.A. from Hunter College 1935 and completed her post graduate studies at International Academy of Art, Salzburg, Austria, in 1967, 72, 77. Ms....

Missy Stevens Thread Painting and Ceramics to be Exhibited at Brookfield Craft Center

Brookfield Craft Center is proud to present a unique exhibit by Artist and Thread Painter Missy Stevens. An opening event and reception, with the artist will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 5:00 to 8 pm. The exhibit will continue showing from opening till July 29. Missy Stevens...

BCC to Feature Photography of Colin Harrison June 10-July 2

Home and Away: The Photography of Colin Harrison at Brookfield Craft Center 10 June – 2 July 2017 in the Lynn Tender Bignell Gallery About the Show: Colin and his wife Lynn have lived in Brookfield since October 1982 and have put down roots here. They also have a long and deep...

Registration for Hands on Art Youth Summer Program Still Open

The Brookfield Craft Center is offering an exciting opportunity for our communities’ youth, ages 11 to 14, to explore their creative energies in this summer youth program. Kid’s can discover their inner artisan with 8 Sessions that will be held in July and August. Half-day...

Harcourt Foundation Grants $7,500 – Additional Donations Needed to Repair Kilns at BCC

In support of an ongoing initiative to upgrade our pottery studio, Brookfield Craft Center has received a $7,500 grant from the Ellen Knowles Harcourt Foundation to begin repair work on several kilns located on our historic campus. The renewed kilns will allow us to expand the...

Windgate Foundation Awards Brookfield Craft Center $150,000 to begin Ceramics Studio Renovations

  Brookfield, CT – The Windgate Foundation, longtime partner of the Brookfield Craft Center and supporter of a variety of arts and fine craft initiatives around the nation, has awarded BCC $150,000 to renovate the interior of its ceramics studio. The award provides the...

Hilda Kraus Retrospective Exhibit Opens April 8 at Brookfield Craft Center

Brookfield Craft Center is proud to present a comprehensive retrospective exhibit of the work of Hilda Kraus, a mid-century modern craftsman known for her beautifully designed jewelry, enameled metalwork boxes and decorative items. The exhibit will be on display in the Lynn...
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