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Welcome to BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network)

Dear BARN Community,

BARN is alive again with open studios and a few in-person classes on the schedule! Check the full BARN Calendar or a specific studio calendar for Open Studio and class schedules. As always, required prerequisites in specific studios still apply, as well as all of BARN’s safety protocols, both before and since the arrival of the pandemic.

Even with the new CDC assertion that fully vaccinated individuals can be indoors without masks, BARN is not changing its social distancing and mask-wearing policies for the foreseeable future. We do not want to ask our members, students, or other guests whether they have been vaccinated, and we want all people to feel safe and welcome here.

Check out our summer youth programs and upcoming in-person classes. New classes are being added frequently.

May sunny days and hopeful times continue to increase,

Denise M. Dumouchel, PhD
Executive Director

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Find out how BARN can add craft and invention to your life. A non-profit community center for artisans and makers, BARN has studios for everything from Electronic & Technical Arts to Woodworking. Take a class, work on a project, or come to share your knowledge with others. BARN is a unique place where well-equipped studios invite exploration and innovation.
• Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a BARN member to participate. Taking a class is a great way to learn more about a studio and meet others who share your interests. All classes are open to ages 14 and up.
• Interested in joining a studio? Visit the studio pages on our website to learn more about each studio and see a complete schedule of upcoming events.

Youth woodworking class

You can always help sustain BARN’s mission by donating! Donate here to join your friends and fellow community members in making this center a well-equipped and welcoming place.

All photos by BARN Member Rick Gordon

BARN offers classes, workshops and open studios for:

Take a look inside BARN:

BARN in the News

“It’s Wood” Podcast with Mike Morgan, BARN Woodworkers’ Lead

Learning and Creating Collaboratively at BARN: Westsound Home & Garden

A Cathedral For Crafts: Bainbridge Island Magazine

The Creative Spirit Thrives at BARN: Westsound Home & Garden

Island Astonomers Team with BARN to Refurbish Battle Point Telescope: Bainbridge Review

Bainbridge Island Gets a New Creative Space for Artists: KOMO 4 News