THERE IS A LOT GOING ON AT THE BARN AS YOU WILL SEE IN THE CALENDAR BELOW.
        Click on the category tabs below for details.

CLASS REGISTRATIONS must be received in advance. Please pay attention to class registration cut-off dates. Cut-off dates are established by the instructor so we will cancel a class if the minimum enrollment is not met by that date.  To register for a class, click on the register button at the bottom of a class description.  You will be able to choose to print off a form and mail it with a check or a credit card number or you may choose to complete the online form and pay using PayPal.  If you choose to print the form and mail it, you must complete all the information in order for us to process it.

We offer several SERIES of events, both in classes and live music categories and also have a CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM and a CERAMICS PROGRAM.  A general description of each series or program is at the top of each appropriate tab, then individual events are posted by date. Classes for children may be found under the Kids' Events tab.

Please note our PHOTO POLICY: We take photos of events, including classes, for use in promoting our programs at the Barn. If you participate in any event, a photo that includes you may be used on the website, in brochures or in flyers.
Classes & WorkshopsExhibitsPerformancesSpecial EventsKids' Events
Book Signing
Date: March 4, Noon - 3:00pm
 
Images of Asotin

Jerri Jackson McGuire will sign copies of her books, Images of Clarkston will also be available.

Books  are available for purchase in the gift shop

Asotin, Anatone, Cloverland, Clarkston, and Silcott are all towns within Asotin County, an area rich in local history. Names like Lewis and Clark, Chief Joseph, Capt. Benjamin Bonneville, Capt. Edward Steptoe, Chief Looking Class, Chief Timothy, and Henry Spaulding all had early ties to the area. Asotin was carved out of Garfield County on October 27, 1883. There are fascinating stories of early pioneers, such as Weissenfels, Floch, Wilson, Stone, Critchfield, Halsey, and many more, who came from far and wide to settle the area, becoming farmers, building towns, and establishing an irrigation system. Through the years, Asotin has encountered floods, murders, hangings, a disastrous fire, and a fight to retain the county seat. At one point, the residents thought they might have to battle the Nez Perce Indians, but they were peaceful and very kind to the people.

Jeri Jackson McGuire is the author of the popular book Images of America: Clarkston about Clarkston, Washington. This is her second book. Born in Lewiston, Idaho, she grew up near these towns and collects historical photographs. She is a lifetime member of the Asotin County Museum, as well as a member of the Nez Perce County Historical Society.












11th Annual Art Demonstration Day
Date: Saturday, April 7, 11 am to 4 pm

Art demonstration days were developed to showcase the creative processes of regional people each year on a different theme. At the Barn we celebrate creativity and hope that visitors will be inspired to learn more by taking a class in a new medium, or go home and try a new idea, or just appreciate what others do to create in that medium. Participants have their creations for sale at these events.

"The Art of Metal"
Delicate * Whimsical * Industrial

 Ignite your imagination as you see metal to the industrial to the fine silver be transformed into the delicate jewelry, whimsical art or functional lighting.

Art demonstrations in our new Loafing Shed addition:
 

Shelly Gilmore - "I have a passion for junk metal and really enjoy creating something treasured out of someone else's junk." Shelly makes whimsical sculptures, some larger than life, and furniture.




EVENTS
& CLASSES

BARN & SHOP HOURS:  WINTER HOURS Thursday through Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.
CLOSED: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


 
 
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