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Welcome to BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network)

Dear BARN Community,

BARN is coming alive again, with open studios and a very few in-person classes on the schedule! Many studios are offering open studios again, most with required pre-registration. Check the full BARN Calendar or a specific studio calendar for Open Studio 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.

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

BARN’s online classes have gained an enthusiastic following, and are now an ongoing part of BARN’s offered opportunities. As the weather warms, there will also be outdoor class opportunities, and gradually some in-studio classes for small groups of people.

May sunny days and hopeful times continue to increase,

Denise M. Dumouchel, PhD
Executive Director


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