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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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Be a BARNraiser - Give Now!

You can make a difference! Imagine a permanent community center for hands-on learning and invention. A gift to BARN will help to create a space where artisans young and old can come to learn, share ideas, and create! Every contribution helps and is appreciated!

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Tour BARN's temporary space

Want to learn more about BARN and the programs available at our temporary location in Rolling Bay? Stop by any Sunday between 1 pm and 3 pm to take a tour of the BARN facility and find out how to get involved!

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Learn and share

Learn and share

BARN’s center will help people of different ages and talents collaborate in a way where everyone benefits. Pros will share their expertise, and novices will add their excitement about learning something new.

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print-3D collaboration

A new tool for an old craft?

Members of BARN’s printmaking and electronic & technical arts groups team up to see if a 3D printer can create old-fashioned letterpress print blocks.

Community service

Community service

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

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