2016 Masters of Building Arts Festival
The American College of the Building Arts, located at 21 Magazine Street in Charleston, is hosting its 12th annual Masters of the Building Arts Festival (MBA) on April 9th starting at 10 a.m. The festival is a celebration of the extraordinary skill and artistry of master craftspeople as well as the durability of traditional building techniques. Craftsmen will be demonstrating their skills in: blacksmithing, stone carving, timber framing, carpentry, brick masonry, and plaster work. There are also several paid workshops taking place including gold leafing techniques and stained glass painting. The festival is free to the general public; workshops require registration and fee.