Dear BARN community:
We are excited to announce that BARN will begin reopening, slowly, in March! Members can go online and register for limited enrollment open studios beginning as soon as March 8th (check the BARN Calendar). Nonmembers wishing to access open studios can register and pay for open studio dates beginning on April 1st. 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.
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.
Community service projects responding to the pandemic, such as BARN Bites, continue along with a handful of other service projects.
Here’s hoping to see many of you starting March 15 at our first-ever online auction, too: Creativity in Motion
May sunny days and hopeful times continue to increase,
Denise M. Dumouchel, PhD
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.
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