Summer Youth Program – Hands On Art!

The Brookfield Craft Center is offering an exciting opportunity for youth (ages 6-16) to explore their creative energies in our Hands-on Art Summer Youth Program. Weekly half-day and full-day programs will be offered on 4 weeks (July 9-13, July 23-27, Aug 6-10 and Aug 20-24) on the Brookfield Craft Center campus. Each week long class will … Read more

Brookfield Craft Center Summer Youth Program

BCC Summer Youth Program 2015

The Brookfield Craft Center is offering an exciting opportunity for our communities’ youth, ages 6 to 16, to explore their creative energies in this summer youth program. From July 13th to the 24th the Brookfield Craft Center is offering 2 weeks of week long classes that will be a guided learning experience in a supportive environment. … Read more

Our 2015 Curriculum Is Posted

Brookfield Craft Center 2015 curriculum offers many options in handcraft artistry. Upcoming classes include Bladesmithing, Wheel Throwing, Rigid Heddle Weaving, Blacksmithing, Wire Work & Soldering and many more. Please visit the BCC Class page to find out more. If you have any questions at all, please give us a call at 203-775-4526. Brookfield Craft Center 2015 Curriculum

Fall Classes are Up! Register Today!

Fiber Classes Weaving on the Go: Rigid Heddle, Felted Embellishments and “In the Garden” Embellishing with Felted Flowers. Glass Classes Introduction to Lampworked Beads, Intermediate Lampworked Beads, Fused Embellishments with Window Glass, Docent Fused Glass 3 Pack, Docent Fused Glass Single Session and Fused Glass Ornaments. Jewelry Classes Docent Jewelry 3 Pack, Docent … Read more

Fused Glass Bowls with Suzanne Pisano Featured At

Suzanne Pisano Fused Glass Bowls Brookfield Craft Center

Students learning to create beautiful small fused glass bowls while learning glass techniques including cutting, grinding, preparing pieces for the kiln and firing were captured recently at Brookfield Craft Center and featured in a gallery at If you are interested in taking classes at Brookfield Craft Center, please visit our online registration site to … Read more

Announcing Summer 2014 Glass Classes at Brookfield Craft Center

Glass Classes at Brookfield Craft Center CT

A community of enthusiastic artists and students call the Glass Studio at Brookfield Craft Center home. Lampwork, fused, stained and mosaic classes are generally held as short Sampler Workshops or weekend workshops. Instruction ranges from introductory to master-level, along with fused and lampwork Open Studio programs for independent practice. Check out available classes now!

Social Media Seminar for Artists

Join us for Writing on the Wall: Social Media for Artists Professional Development Workshop with Artist and BCC Education Director Heather Lawless Saturday, May 19, 10am-12pm   The principles of networking haven’t changed in decades, but the social scene is all new. Whether you are apprehensive, dragging your feet, or ready to embrace social networking … Read more

Weaving Basics w/Christine Aulicino

Starting July 5, 2011–This workshop is an introduction to the basics of weaving. Using a portable 2-heddle loom (bring your own or purchase one from us), you will learn how to set up a loom with the warp and how to make a plain weave piece in mixed textures or colors. The first project will be a sampler and you will probably be able to complete two projects.

More Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner: Sketching Techniques

Saturday, July 9 (9:30am – 12:30 pm) with Claire Watson Garcia. Everyone can enjoy learning how to use this loose and spontaneous style of drawing. Absolutely no prior art experience is required! Learning to sketch is a joy in itself, however the sketching line is also an accuracy tool. Learn how to use it to design and conceptualize your work in “try out” form before you commit to larger 3-D work with more costly materials.

Fantastic Lidded Vessels w/Lisa Scroggins

July 11 – August 15, 6 Monday evenings, 6pm-9pm

Students will create lidded vessels with sculptural additions. Pieces will be wheel thrown or hand built depending on students prior experience. Handles and decorative elements will be added to the pieces. Each work will be unique with the student’s individual vision shining through.

Animals Come to Life in Glass w/Lee Silveri: July 9

From sea life and birds, to creatures that roam the land, animals have been a favorite item for glass workers for many years. This class will introduce you to the skills that will produce small and medium size figures at the torch. Students will leave with the basic knowledge on how to work with hot glass rods and construct such figures. This one day workshop is a great idea for anyone with an interest in working with glass, and a love for animals.