UPCOMING EVENTS


Art Exhibit in the Chur Gallery - Roycroft Master Artisan, Holly Bird

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Holly Bird is an award-winning printmaker, artist, and graphic designer residing in Palm Harbor, FL. She produces linoleum and woodcut block-prints and copper-plate etchings in her private home workshop, Studio Ibis. She finds pleasure in getting her hands inky and creating non-digital, archival works of art in multiples using centuries-old methods.

An avid, lifelong sailor, former Sea Scout leader and keel boat racer, Holly’s block prints reflect her love for traditional small craft sailing and Florida’s coastal waterways. In contrast, her drawings, etchings, and mezzotints are more personal and differ in tone. They reflect her deep love of line drawing and are more mythic and Faery Tale in nature. The exhibit will run from July 7th – September 7th, 2018. For further information, call 716-655-0261.

 

 

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NEW Speciality Tour - Roycroft Fact or Fiction Tour

The history of the Roycroft is filled with strange, unusual and sometimes hard to believe stories. Take this fun-filled 2 hour tour around the Campus and learn some of these tales. You will also hear stories that are completely made-up. Can you figure out which stories are fact and which are fiction? Play along with your family and friends, or see if you can beat the entire group.

Ticket Price $30
Space is limited and reservations are required. Click on the dates below for more information and to register:

Monday, August 13th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

 


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Speciality Tour - Roycroft Tower Tour

Our most popular tour lead participants up into the top floor of the towers on the Campus; the triangular Ruskin Room of the Inn, the round tower of the Chapel, and the square turret of the Print Shop. These spaces are usually closed off to the general public. Don't miss this one of a kind opportunity.

Ticket Price $30
Space is limited and reservations are required. Click on the dates below for more information and to register:

Wednesday, August 22nd from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, September 19th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

 

 

 

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Speciality Tour - Roycroft Garden Tour

Walk the grounds of the National Historic Landmark, Roycroft Campus on the hour long specialty tour. Learn about the past, present and future of the Roycroft gardens, as you explore the plants and trees that are in bloom. Guests will also learn about the importance of nature in the Arts & Crafts movement, and the Roycroft farms located in the vicinity of East Aurora.

Ticket Price $15
Space is limited and reservations are required. Click on the dates below for more information and to register:

Wednesday, August 22nd from 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thursday, August 30th from 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

 

 

Kateri 8.8.18 minisWatercolor & Wine

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Bring your friends, some snacks and a bottle of wine, and learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting with Roycroft Campus artist-in-residence, Kateri Ewing. We will be creating watercolor butterflies!

Tickets are $35 per person - art supplies provided. Click here to register.

All proceeds benefit the continued preservation & restoration of the historic Roycroft Campus.

This event will be held at the Power House: 39 South Grove St., East Aurora, 14052

 

 

Singin in Rain5th Annual Outdoor Movie Under the Stars

Saturday, August 11th, 2018 - starting at 8:30 pm (rain date: Sunday, August 12th)

The Roycroft Film Society proudly presents its 5th annual movie under the stars.

Spend the evening with one of the greatest film musicals of all time "Singin in the Rain". When the transition is being made from silent films to `talkies’, everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple, but when their latest film is remade into a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part. After a lot of practice with a diction coach, Lina still sounds terrible, and Kathy, a bright young aspiring actress, is hired to record over her voice.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Guests should bring their own chairs, blankets, drinks and snacks. Bring the whole family to enjoy this wonderful musical comedy.

This event will be held in front of the Power House: 39 South Grove St., East Aurora, 14052

 

 

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Upcoming Roycroft Book Club Selections for 2018

The Roycroft Campus Book Club is excited to announce its book selections for 2018. Upcoming titles are:

September : Killers of the Flower Moon - By David Grann

November : What She Ate - By Laura Shaparo

The Roycroft Book Club take place in the Roycroft Power House and will be meeting at 7pm on Wednesday evenings. For more information on the selections and the club please click here.

Free and open to the Public

 

 

 

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Roycroft Campus 2018 Fall Festival

September 29th and 30th - 10am-5pm

Enjoy the beautiful Roycroft Campus this autumn! Join us for our Fall Art & Antique Show as we feature over 60 artists, antique vendors and cultural groups. While strolling the fall colors on the Campus grounds, you can find old and new treasures, visit with live animals from Thistle Creek Alpacas and Wild Spirit Education, and watch artist demonstrations in copper and glass. Other highlights include live music, several lunch options from local food trucks, as well as fresh popped kettle corn and gourmet popcorn.

As always, make sure to visit the Copper Shop Gallery and the Furniture Shop on the Campus. The Copper Shop features the work of over 100 local, national and international artists as well as a variety of unique gifts, artwork, and home décor. The Furniture Shop offers a range of antiquities and additional artist works.

For more information on the Art Shows and how to apply click here.

 

 

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