From Human Hands – NB Fine Craft Fest

from-human-hands-NBCC2016#FromHumanHands: NB Fine Craft Fest, New Brunswick’s premier fine craft festival presented by the New Brunswick Crafts Council, is coming back to #SaintJohn for a second year July 16 & 17 at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal! – Download PDF

#FromHumanHands will feature contemporary and traditional fine craft from New Brunswick master craftspeople working in ceramics, metal, jewellery, glass, fine art, fibre, leather and more! With 52 booths, this is the largest From Human Hands event to date! Participatory demos with the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design, a Handcrafted Fashion Show with NWH Modeling by Normand Hector, stone sculpting demos with Sculpture Saint John, an Interior Design Spotlight with Kim Jakobsen Design, a kids craft corner, and food and drink from Urban Deli and Picaroons Traditional Ales.

NBCC-logoPLUS live performances from Jane Blanchard, Jake & Hannah, Evan LeBlanc, Shamper’s Bluff, and a special Buskers on the Bay Festival hand-pan duo performance, alongside videos from Life’s Work: Six Conversations with Makers and studio interviews by Bell Aliant Community One

All craft vendors are Juried Members of the New Brunswick Crafts Council and their work has been validated by their peers, ensuring high-quality, handcrafted products. Find unique works made in New Brunswick, meet the makers, try your hand at craft processes, and celebrate New Brunswick creative skill. A full list of vendors is available on

Festival Hours
Saturday, July 16: 10am-6pm
Sunday, July 17: 11am-4pm (Handcrafted Fashion Show 1:30pm)
Festival Admission: $5 (kids under 12 are free; free parking included)
Marco Polo Cruise Terminal
111 Water Street
Saint John, NB