Last Day to Shop – December 21

Bates Art Gallery will be closed for the remainder of the Winter.

We look forward to seeing you on Mother’s Day Weekend 2020!

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Festival of Arts Events 2019

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Robert Giede has been creating diamond and colored gemstone fine jewelry using gold, platinum, and silver for over 45 years. Although Bob’s studio is in Menomonie, WI he has ties to the Bayfield community and has always enjoyed setting free-form found agates.  He will be explaining the lost wax casting process and demonstrating wax model making and selling unique, one of a kind works. Thursday – Sunday, July 18 – 21, 10 – 4

Elizabeth Ellis of Big Bay Creations weaves stunning, bold, unique jewelry inspired by the chain maile technique. She will be demonstrating her creative process as well as showing new pieces. Her art is made to be worn every day, wherever you go, doing whatever you do. Stop by and be inspired! Saturday, July 20, 11 – 2