BARN Spring Sampler offers tours and demonstrations – Free family-friendly event on Sunday April 30, 1 to 4 PM

BARN Spring Sampler April 2023Explore Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) in this fun, free open house, and discover what’s possible! Visitors can take a self-guided tour of all10 BARN studios, meet artisans in action, watch live demonstrations, and participate in hands-on activities. Sign up today at to save a time slot – it’s free!

  • Electronic & Technical Arts: Watch a robotics battle in action
  • Fiber Arts: Try your hand at weaving on a loom and see the new embroidery machine
  • Glass Arts: See a demonstration of lampworking (marble- and bead-making) and examples of fused and stained glass
  • Kitchen Arts: Try some fresh pasta and watch the new power pasta extruder in action
  • Woodworking: Volunteers will demonstrate hand carving and some of the many tools in the woodshop, including the wood lathes
  • Metal Fabrication: Bending, shaping and cutting sheet metal, and machining tool demonstrations

Join BARN to celebrate a new season and find out what you can make!


BARN-Panorama - photo credit BARNPlease register for your desired time slot at BARN is limiting the number of people at one time to ensure better access to demonstrations.

BARN is located at 8890 Three Tree Lane, Bainbridge Island, WA.

This is a free event, but registration is required to reserve a time slot. Parking is available onsite.

BARN is a makerspace and learning place on Bainbridge Island. Their mission is to grow and inspire a creative community through craft, learning, and service.

To accomplish that mission, BARN

  • Maintains a well-equipped facility with a variety of craft studios
  • Offers access to all the studios for members as well as the public
  • Offers classes and events that increase the ability of participants to learn and expand their skills
  • Supports other non-profit organizations through its community service work using their core competencies

BARN sign at BARNBARN includes artisan studios in the following disciplines: Electronic & Technical Arts, Fiber Arts, Glass Arts, Jewelry & Fine Metals, Kitchen Arts, Media Arts, Metal Fabrication, Print & Book Arts, Woodworking & Small Boat Building, and Writers. To learn more visit


Check our previous articles on BARN:

Giovanni Strohmenger: How Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) brought me closer to our island community. | THE ISLAND WANDERER

Discovering BARN – Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network | THE ISLAND WANDERER


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