Brookfield Craft Center Open Studio and Demo Day October 12, 12-5pm

Brookfield Craft Center Open Studio and Demo Day October 12, 2014

Please join us Sunday afternoon, October 12th, from 12pm-5pm as we celebrate hand craft at Brookfield Craft Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, meet our talented instructors and visit our Gallery Gift Shop. We have many unique handcrafted items for sale made by our instructors, local artisans and artisans from around … Read more

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

Connecticut’s #1 Small Town Is Big Into Handcrafted Art!

We’re as busy as Santa’s workshop here at the BCC.  Orders have been placed, deliveries are being made and displays are being organized with beautiful works from near and far.  We’re excited to feature again the works of some of your favorites, such as ceramics by Sarah Bernhardt, Clare Lewis, Phoenix Pottery and Kent Harris, … Read more

No Solder Mixed Metal Earrings w/Suzanne Pisano (June 25-26, 2011)

Mixed metals are the hot trend with the cost of precious metals soaring. Make copper and brass components to produce fabulous earrings. You will rivet and learn basic metalsmithing techniques including dapping, stamping, rolling mill texture plates and hammer texturing. Registration closes June 17.

April 16-17: Five weekend classes available

April 16-17 is a busy weekend at Brookfield Craft Center! Take your pick of a unique class in fiber arts, glass, jewelry making, blacksmithing, or woodturning… there’s something here to suit your fancy.

Fundamentals of Blacksmithing

Students interested in blacksmithing will gain a working knowledge of the fundamentals in this enjoyable weekend workshop. Basic techniques will be covered, including use of tools, safety, the forge, controlling a fire, reading the temperature of the metals, and shaping. Special emphasis will be placed on gaining a solid foundation of hammer techniques and use, handling hot steel and fire control. Saturday/Sunday, March 5 – 6, 10a – 4p.

Winter / Spring 2011 class calendar updated

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We’ve added more classes to our Winter/Spring 2011 calendar! Simply scroll down to see what we have coming.  Use our online registration system to sign up right now, or call 203-775-4526 (or use our contact page) to get more information.

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