Bainbridge Artisans Resource Network


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    Inspire — and be inspired

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    Learn, teach, share. Create

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    Help build a community focused on craft and invention

Welcome to Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network

BARN is a new non-profit that’s working to create a community center focused on craft and invention on Bainbridge Island, Washington. With well-equipped workshops for both traditional and 21st century crafts, BARN will bring people of different ages and talents together…

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Our site

BARN's site

On the day BARN closed on its new site, board members and studio representatives gathered to celebrate. Trees in the background will be by the entry of BARN’s center.

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Lend a hand

Join in an old-fashioned BARNraising for 21st century artisans. Contribute to our capital campaign to raise $6 million to build and equip this wonderful community asset.

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Learn and share

Learn and share

BARN’s center will bring pros and novices together, for mutual benefit.

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First creatures from 3-D printer

Wise owls

Two little owls, deliberately shrunk down to about 1 inch tall, are the first creatures to emerge from a 3-D printer recently donated to BARN’s Electronic & Technical Arts group. In the Forum, you can follow progress in getting this nifty tool up and running.

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Community service

Community service

When hands-on skills are needed for community service projects, BARN is eager to help.

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