Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show

Plain clay pots in a rustic wooden box with text: Creating with Clay.

Photo: Annie Spratt/IUnSplash

The 28th annual Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show is coming up August 17 and 18, 2019. If you’re planning on making a trek to the Berkshires to experience this extraordinary show of talented artists, it’s time to make reservations at the Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast. The show attracts thousand of arts and crafts lovers from all over to view the works of more than 80 jury-selected exhibitors. Staged in historic downtown Stockbridge, just 25 minutes up the road from the Inn, the show is open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday and it’s free.

Featuring artists and artisans working in such mediums as ceramics, photography, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, sculpture, painting, mixed media and more, the show is a feast for the senses. Even your palate will be tempted by food tents serving everything from hand-cut cider donuts to homemade ice cream.

Here are but a few of the artists, new and returning, that will be on hand this year.

Deep Earth Designs, works of clay with striking glazes
Eames Creative, handcrafted handbags
Seven Barrels, aged Italian balsamic vinegars and olive oils
Gray Raven Farm, handmade goat milk soaps and lotions
Unwined Studio, recycled glass designs for home and garden
Riverstone Jewelry, necklaces, bracelets, and earring made with exotic beads
Wedgework Arts, one-of-a-kind metal art furniture and railings
Fish Print Lady, fish paintings using an ancient Japanese art form
Wood Rush Crafts, handcrafted stools and seat woven with cord, fiber, cane and shaker tape

Join us at Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast for this wonderful weekend of arts and crafts. You’re sure to meet like-minded guests who appreciate fine craftsmanship while enjoying coffee and a country-style breakfast in our breakfast room.

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