Tax Free Shopping!! June 9th 2018 Join us this Saturday as we join with organizations across the state in a celebration of the arts! Come in to the Gallery to view our exhibition of ceramics and enjoy shopping for that unique gift for that special someone! Graduation, Wedding, Fathers day, we have something for all. … Read moreCelebrate the Arts!
Due to the recent storm and the need for people to focus on recovery, we are cancelling our May Open House. Classes will resume on Sunday May 20. Click here to check out the latest classes schedules. Click here to check out the Youth Summer program – Hands-on Art! We are here to answer any … Read moreOpen House May 19th 2018 CANCELLED!
Brookfield Craft Center and Western Connecticut State University collaborate on art exhibition: Redefining Identity Students of Western Connecticut State University are working with the Brookfield Craft Center on a new exhibition. The students are curating the exhibition Redefining Identity. Under the supervision of Melissa Ralston-Jones, curator and instructor at the college, the class learns about curation techniques through … Read moreRedefining Identity – April Exhibition
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 public and will feature demonstrations conducted by talented faculty artists working in … Read moreFall Open House October 14 at Brookfield Craft Center
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. Brookfield Craft Center is delighted to bring A Tradition of Excellence: Faculty Show, to … Read moreA Tradition of Excellence: BCC Faculty Show Aug 12 – Sept. 9
“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 her formal education in the Arts with … Read moreIn Memory of Marilyn B. Cisek (Chonko) 1942 – 2017
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 love of the art of Woodturning with others. A notice … Read moreBuster Shaw Scholarship for Woodturning
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. Kraus served as an apprentice to a Danish silversmith … Read moreHilda Kraus – Mid-Century Modern Craftsman 1915 – 2014
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 is a visual builder, infusing fabric … Read moreMissy Stevens Thread Painting and Ceramics to be Exhibited at Brookfield Craft Center
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 affection for Switzerland, where they lived at the time of their wedding, where … Read moreBCC to Feature Photography of Colin Harrison June 10-July 2
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 programs in Ceramics, Fiber Arts, Glass, Woodturning, Blacksmithing, and more. … Read moreRegistration for Hands on Art Youth Summer Program Still Open
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 BCC ceramics curriculum and offer new creative opportunities for students, ranging in … Read moreHarcourt Foundation Grants $7,500 – Additional Donations Needed to Repair Kilns at BCC