Roycroft History Course
Thursday Evenings starting October
The Roycroft Campus will once again be offering a special Roycroft History Course this fall. The semester’s theme will be “Women Artists and the Arts & Crafts.” We will explore a variety of historical and contemporary female artists who have had a lasting impact on the Roycroft and the Arts World.
Oct. 4: Frances Benjamin Johnston and Katherine Maltwood - Alan Nowicki
Oct. 11: John Ruskin, Kate Greenaway and Francesca Alexander - Dr. James Spates
Nov. 1: Hotel Lafayette: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece - Jackie Albarella
Nov. 8: Look Closer, Draw Better - Kateri Ewing
2018 Art Lottery
Thursday, October 18th - 6:00 to 9:00pm
Back by popular demand! We are pleased to announce the 4th Art Lottery to be held on the historic Roycroft Campus, October 18th, 2018.
This exciting event offers guests a fun night out, an enriching cultural experience and a beautiful piece of artwork to take home. A $250 ticket will provide admittance for two guests, hors d’ oeuvres, cocktails, and one piece of art valued at $250 or higher, and a print from featured artist Shawn Krueger. The lottery system is used to draw numbers at random which adds suspense and intrigue to the evening.
Watercolor & Wine
Wednesday, November 7th - 6:00 to 8:00pm
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 Autumn Treasures such as mushrooms, leaves and acorns.
Tickets are $35 per person - art supplies provided.
All proceeds benefit the continued preservation & restoration of the historic Roycroft Campus.
Upcoming Roycroft Book Club Selections for 2018
The Roycroft Campus Book Club is excited to announce its book selections for 2018. Upcoming titles are:
November 14th: 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.
Roycroft Restoration Raffle
Drawing November 30th
The historic Roycroft Campus is holding a special one-of-a-kind raffle. We will be giving away 6 prizes, totaling $15,000 to only 450 lucky ticket holders, five prizes of $1,000 and one grand prize of $10,000. This is the largest raffle East Aurora has seen with some of the best odds of winning. The drawing will take place on Friday, November 30th at 6pm EST in the Roycroft Power House. Proceeds benefit the restoration of The Copper Shop.
Roycroft Campus 2018 Holiday Show
December 1st and 2nd - 10am-5pm
Looking for the perfect, unique holiday gift. Come to the Roycroft Campus at the beginning of December for handmade art for all. Join us for our Art Show as we feature artists in a variety of media from glass, wood, fiber, paint, metal and more. While strolling the beautiful Campus grounds, you can find old and new treasures, visit with live animals from Thistle Creek Alpacas, and watch artist demonstrations in glass. Visit every building with artisits and you can receive a free Roycroft ornament, while supplies last. We hope to see you there!