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. Kraus served as an apprentice to a Danish silversmith … Read moreHilda Kraus – Mid-Century Modern Craftsman 1915 – 2014

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 is a visual builder, infusing fabric … Read moreMissy Stevens Thread Painting and Ceramics to be Exhibited at Brookfield Craft Center

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 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

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 programs in Ceramics, Fiber Arts, Glass, Woodturning, Blacksmithing, and more. … Read moreRegistration for Hands on Art Youth Summer Program Still Open

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 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

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 majority of the funding for the project, which also includes the … Read moreWindgate Foundation Awards Brookfield Craft Center $150,000 to begin Ceramics Studio Renovations

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 Tendler Bignell Gallery from April 8th to the 30th. An opening reception will … Read moreHilda Kraus Retrospective Exhibit Opens April 8 at Brookfield Craft Center

Find Unique, Hand-Crafted Gifts at BCC Holiday Sale

Holiday Sale

Find Unique, Hand-Crafted Gifts at the Brookfield Craft Center Holiday Sale Give the gift of craft and creativity this holiday season and support the Brookfield Craft Center Brookfield, CT – November 12, 2016 – As community members gear up for seasonal shopping, the Brookfield Craft Center’s Annual Holiday Craft Sale will kick off with a … Read moreFind Unique, Hand-Crafted Gifts at BCC Holiday Sale

BCC Executive Director Honored with Heart of the Arts Award

The Brookfield Craft Center is proud to announce that Mr. Howard Lasser, volunteer Executive Director of the BCC, will be the 2016 recipient of the Heart of the Arts Award, facilitated by the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut as part of their Business Supports the Arts Breakfast on Thursday, October 20th. This prestigious, peer-nominated award is designed … Read moreBCC Executive Director Honored with Heart of the Arts Award

Fall Open House Features Fine Craft Demonstrations – October 15

Ever wonder how a blacksmith makes a hook, a jewelry artist works their magic or a potter makes a bowl? Brookfield Craft Center, one of the nation’s premier fine craft education institutions, will host a community open house on Saturday, October 15th from noon to 5 p.m. on their campus located at 286 Whisconier Rd. This fun event is … Read moreFall Open House Features Fine Craft Demonstrations – October 15

A Tradition of Excellence: An Exhibition of Work by Brookfield Craft Center Faculty

The Brookfield Craft Center is proud to host A Tradition of Excellence: Works by the Brookfield Craft Center Faculty from August 20 through September 10. This unique exhibition will be held in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery with an opening reception from 5-8 PM on Saturday, August 20. This exhibit recognizes exceptional of works from … Read moreA Tradition of Excellence: An Exhibition of Work by Brookfield Craft Center Faculty