Latest News!

Welcome to BACS — the Bedford Arts and Crafts Society of Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.  We offer Programs open to the public, Classes, an opportunity to Showcase your artwork and the camaraderie of new and continuing friendships.

Winners announced for the art show:  Congratulations to all the first place and honorable mention winners.  The winners are 

  • Watercolor: Patricia MacQueen – Winter Trees
  • Oil/Acrylic/Pastel: Claire Anderson – Pamet River Sunset
  • Drawing: Patricia MacQueen – Winter’s Undergrowth
  • Print: Maria Green – Quiet Space
  • Sculpture / 3-Dimensional / Fiber Arts: Stephanie Davidson – Sweet Sixteen Sampler
  • Photography: Bob Bass – Eclipsed
  • People’s Choice:  Bob Bass for his photo, Long-Exposure Becalmed

For a list of all the winners click here and for a list of all the participants click here.  Thank you to all that participated and please come view the show Saturday, September 23, 9am-2:30pm.

Silent Auction:

Thank you to the highest bidders of the two silent auction items:  Judy Storer (for Sue Funk’s pen and ink) and Barbara Herlihy (for Laura Wallace’s oil painting).

To view the website’s Bedford Day page, click here. More details to follow.

Wednesday Crafting at the Bedford Council on Aging

Join BACS members for informal crafting on Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm, at the COA.  Socialize, learn, and enjoy. Open drop-in. No cost for BACS members.  Nonmembers will pay a small fee if they are taking their creations and using BACS materials.  Coming next:

  • Sept. 20.  Painted Rocks
    Sept. 27.  Experiment with Crochet
    Oct.  4.     Bring Your Own Project or Crochet
    Oct. 11.    Pop-up Cards 
    Oct.  18.   Paper Crafts
    Oct.  25.   Collage
    Nov.    1.   Holiday Cards

Programs for this coming fall and spring all all lined up!   Click here to find out more

Recent crafts we enjoyed include quilling, card making, paper bead crafting, and wire wrapping. See examples below!

Quilling framed art
Quilling art
Card made with Sandi
Card made with Sandi
Card made with Sandi

Hand-crafted paper beads made into a necklace

Wire-wrapped pendants made by Dawn


2017 BACS Scholarship Winner

Kelsie Patterson of Bedford is the recipient of the 2017 BACS scholarship. Kelsie will be attending Salem State University in the fall. Kudos to Kelsie on her graduation and this award, and best of luck from all of us at BACS.




Contact Info: Bedford Arts and Crafts Society, P.O. Box 604, Bedford, MA 01730   Email:

Copyright Notice:  © Bedford Arts and Crafts Society, 2017-2018. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any of this material or downloading of any images without express and written permission from the artist and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to the Bedford Arts and Crafts Society with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. No images may be downloaded or used in any manner.