The School of Woodcarving showroom

School of Woodcarving exhibition room – discover the art of teaching an ancient craft

  • Brienz

Visit the students and watch them at work

Admire the students’ artworks, from practice pieces to final projects. The exhibition showcases the breadth and variety of craft and design training. Discover traditional figures and modern reinterpretations.

The School of Woodcarving Brienz has offered foundational training in a variety of crafts since 1884. In addition to traditional sculpture, for several years now, students at the college have been able to train in other crafts including coopering, basket weaving and wickerwork, turning and white coopering. Students on the four-year sculpture programme learn techniques for cutting humans, animals and ornaments. You’ll be amazed by the wealth of ideas and variety of objects on display! Two to four students are stationed in the exhibition room during opening hours, giving you the chance to watch them as they work.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Exhibition of the students’ early works, current works and projects
  • Two to four students working on current projects
  • Insights and information on five traditional woodworking professions

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Exhibition only open during school hours (further information)
  • Combine your trip with a visit to the Swiss Woodcarving Museum Brienz or one of the Woodcarving shops and manufacturers
  • Tour of the school available upon request
Personal tip
 “I watched two young woodcarvers and was completely absorbed by their work. The two of them were more than happy to tell me a bit about their artworks too.”

Ausstellungsraum der Schule für Holzbildhauerei Brienz

Schleegasse 1

3855 Brienz


Phone: +41 33 951 17 51


Website: www.holzbildhauerei.ch

General information

Tuesday, 19.10.2021 08:00 - 11:30
Tuesday, 19.10.2021 14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday, 20.10.2021 08:00 - 11:30
Wednesday, 20.10.2021 14:00 - 17:00
Thursday, 21.10.2021 08:00 - 11:30
Thursday, 21.10.2021 14:00 - 17:00
Friday, 22.10.2021 08:00 - 11:30
Friday, 22.10.2021 14:00 - 16:00
Monday, 25.10.2021 08:00 - 11:30
Monday, 25.10.2021 14:00 - 17:00
  • Bad Weather Offer
Other Furnishing/Equipment
  • Toilet
  • Handicapped accessible WC
  • Barrier-free access

Saturday, Sunday, Feiertag

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