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Join Our Team

The Roycroft Campus is looking to add two NEW part-time positions.

Guest Ambassador

The Guest Ambassador will serve as the initial contact for Roycroft Campus visitors in the Visitor Center and/or Museum while on duty. Additional responsibilities will include general administrative and/or historic collection related projects. Weekends and some evenings required.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience working in a customer service setting; within a museum or cultural site preferred but not required.
  • General administrative/clerical experience.
  • Experience working with historic collections valued.
  • Avid interest in history; demonstrates ability to learn, retain and reiterate historical information.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills.
  • Must be well organized, with attention to accuracy and details.
  • Must have strong computer and communication skills, and knowledge of software products to include Microsoft Office Suite. Point of Sale and Database System experience valued.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.

Please send resume to Amizetta Haj - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator will serve as the main contact for Roycroft Campus volunteers, manage the volunteer schedule for tours, events, etc. and assist with volunteer trainings/meetings as needed. They will also serve as a guest ambassador in the Visitor Center and/or Museum while on duty. Additional responsibilities will include general administrative and/or historic collection related projects. Weekends and some evenings required.

Experience & Qualifications

  • College degree in related field preferred, but not required.
  • Experience working in a customer service setting; within a museum or cultural site preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with volunteer groups and coordinating schedules of events and/or volunteers.
  • General administrative/clerical experience.
  • Experience working with historic collections valued.
  • Avid interest in history; demonstrates ability to learn, retain and reiterate historical information.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills.
  • Must be well organized, with attention to accuracy and details.
  • Must have strong computer and communication skills; knowledge of software products to include: Microsoft Office Suite, Point of Sale and Database Systems.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.

Please send resume to Amizetta Haj - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

NEW Roycroft Specialty Tours for 2017

The Roycroft Campus is once again offering a variety of Specialty Tours this coming Summer. All tours start in the Roycroft Power House. The tours include:

The Roycroft Campus Twilight Tower Tour – This first of its kind 2-hour tour will lead participants up into the top floor of the towers on the Campus; the triangular Ruskin Room of the Inn, the round tower of the Chapel, and the square turret of the Print Shop. Don't miss this one of a kind opportunity.

Wednesday, May 3rd at 6pm

Wednesday, June 7th at 6pm

Wednesday, July 12th at 6pm

The Roycroft Campus Garden Tour – Walk the grounds of the National Historic Landmark, Roycroft Campus on this hour long specialty tour. Learn about the past, present and future of the Roycroft gardens, as you explore the plants and trees that are in bloom. Guests will also learn about the importance of nature in the Arts & Crafts movement, and the Roycroft farms located in the vicinity of East Aurora.

Tuesday, June 20th at 10:30am

Tuesday, July 18th at 10:30am

Tuesday, August 22nd at 10:30am

For more information on these tours click on the Event Page.

 

Roycroft History Course

Starting Thursday, March 2nd at 7 pm

The Roycroft Campus is once again offering a special Roycroft History Course in the Spring of 2017. The classes which take place Thursday evenings starting March 2nd at 7:00pm in the Roycroft Power House. The sessions include:

Elbert Hubbard the Early Years – by Aln Nowicki March 2nd at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

How Elbert Hubbard Helped To Create The Larkin Idea – by Christine Campbell Thursday, March 16th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

Elbert Hubbard's Buffalo - Then & Now – by Brad Hahn Thursday, March 30th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo: A Book Connection Discovered – by Mark W. Warren Thursday, April 6th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

For more information on the event click on the Event Page.

To purchase individual tickets please click here.

 

Roycroft Campus to Offer Docent Training

Two Sessions: Saturdays starting January 28th from 9am-12pm and Wednesdays starting March 22nd from 6pm-9pm

The Roycroft Campus will once again be offering a doecent training course to prepare guides for the upcoming tour season. Being a Roycroft docent is a great way to get involved in the community, learn about local history and meet people from the region and around the world. These two sessions will meet Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

For more information on the training click here.

 

Roycroft Campus Book Club Announces Their Book Selections for 2017RoycroftBookClub logo

The Roycroft Campus Book Club is excited to announce its book selections for 2017. Six titles were chosen from a variety of genres and they are: 

January : Commonwealth - By Ann Patchett

March : Underground Airlines - By Ben Winters

May : The Book of Speculation - By Erika Swyler

June : Leaving Before the Rains Come - By Alexandra Fuller

September : Grandma Gatewood's Walk - By Ben Montgomery

November : The Lady in Gold - By Anne-Marie O'Conner

The Roycroft Book Club take place in the Roycroft Power House and will be meeting at 7pm on Wednesday evenings. For more information on the selection and the club please click here.

Free and open to the Public

 

Job Openings

Part-Time and Full-Time Positions available in the Roycroft Copper - Nov 2016

The Roycroft Copper Shop Gallery is hiring 2 part-time seasonal positions with the potential for one to become full time in January of 2017. Customer service experience required. Must work weekends and have a flexible schedule. Please send resumes and any questions to Kate Pendleton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Roycroft Campus Holiday Art Show

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December 3rd - 4th, 2016 from 10am-5pm

The Roycroft Campus is once again excited to announce its annual Holiday Art Shows on the Roycroft Campus.

The Winter Show - December 3rd & 4th

Any artist who might like to participate in this Show, we are currently completely booked. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please feel free to send in an Art Show Application. You will also be placed on a mailing list for feature shows.

You may e-mail your application to Alan Nowicki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Or mail to Roycroft Art Show, 31 South Grove St., East Aurora, NY 14052

 

Chicken BBQ Dinner -  October 15th from 11:30 am - Until Sold-Out

The Roycroft Campus has announced their first Chicken BBQ fundraiser to support the Campus on Saturday, October 15th, 2016.  They will be serving a Chicken BBQ Dinner which includes 1/2 a chicken, coleslaw, pasta salad and a cookie. Presale tickets are $11 or buy tickets at the door for $13. At the Roycroft Campus Power House, 39 South Grove St. East Aurora, 14052. Pick-up/take-out is available. Please enter the Campus off of Main St.

Pre-order tickets may be purchased by calling the Campus at 716-655-0261, or purchased through our online store by clicking here.

All proceeds benefit the continued preservation and restoration of the historic Roycroft Campus.

 

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Roycroft History Course

Starting Thursday, October 6th at 7 pm

The Roycroft Campus is once again offering a special Roycroft History Course in the Fall of 2016. The classes which take place Thursday evenings starting October 6th at 7:00pm in the Roycroft Power House, unless otherwise stated. The sessions include:

The Other Artists on the Roycroft Campus 1895-1945 – by Robert Rust October 6th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

The Life of Miriam Elberta Hubbard: Elbert and Alice Hubbard’s Love Child – by Elizabeth Garber Thursday, October 20th at 7pm in the Roycroft Print Shop - Dard Hunter Hall

Stickley and the Arts & Crafts Movement – by Mike Danial Thursday, October 27th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

The Tempest in the Village Teapot – by Robert Lowell Goller Thursday, November 10th at 7pm in the Roycroft Power House

For more information on the event click on the Event Page.

To purchase individual tickets please click here.

 

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Roycroft Campus Artist-in-Residence Charlie Clough in the News - April, 2016

Charlie Clough, whose artist studio is in the lower floor of the Print Shop on the Roycroft Campus, was recently awarded 1 of 200 fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. To learn more about Mr. Clough's amazing work please read the article posted in the recent issue of Buffalo Rising here, or stop on the Campus and talk to him in person. You can even sign up to work with him on his next project!

 

 

The John R. Oishei Foundation to Provide Major Support for Roycroft Campus - March 9, 2016

East Aurora, NY…The Roycroft Campus is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation, which strives to be a catalyst for change to enhance economic vitality and the quality of life for the Buffalo Niagara region. The Foundation is currently celebrating 75 years of giving from 1941-2016. The newly announced grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation will support operating costs for the Roycroft Campus’s 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Following the recent purchase of the historic Print Shop building, the Roycroft Campus is poised to significantly enhance its offerings to guests visiting the National Historic Landmark Campus. In addition to continuing year-round programming comprised of tours, classes, lectures, exhibits, films, and performances, priorities for the next year include developing an interactive display of antique printing presses in the lower level of the Print Shop, working to attract more resident artists to the Campus, and enhancing the guest experience with rotating exhibits of current artist work, displays of original Roycroft artifacts, and educational experiences for guests.

“We are proud to have the support of The John R. Oishei Foundation during this critical time of growth for the Roycroft Campus,” said Executive Director Curt Maranto. “The Foundation’s generosity will help us continue to preserve and restore a true American treasure for future generations to learn about and enjoy.”

 

 

Roycroft Campus Art Shows

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August 22nd - 23rd, 2016 from 10am-5pm

The Roycroft Campus is once again excited to announce three different Art Shows this year: 

The Arts & Antique Show - June 25th & 26th

The Summer Art Show - August 20th & 21st

The Winter Show - December 3rd & 4th

We are currently accepting application for all three shows. Any artist who might like to participate please click here for Art Show Application

You may e-mail your application to Alan Nowicki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Or mail to Roycroft Art Show, 31 South Grove St., East Aurora, NY 14052

 

 

Roycroft Campus to Offer History Course

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Thursdays starting in March at 7:00pm

The Roycroft Campus will be offering a special history course this Spring focused on the history of the Arts & Crafts movement and the Roycroft Campus.

March 3rd - Arts & Crafts 101

March 17th - Who were the Roycrofters

March 31st - Elbert Hubbard and East Aurora

April 14th - The Roycroft Press

The course is FREE for RCC members and $20 for the general public. Click here for more information and to register.

 

Roycroft Campus to Offer Docent Training

Two Sessions: Saturdays starting February 6th from 9am-12pm and Thursday starting March 24th from 6pm-9pm

The Roycroft Campus will once again be offering a doecent training course to prepare guides for the upcoming tour season. Being a Roycroft docent is a great way to get involved in the community, learn about local history and meet people from the region and around the world.

For more information on the training click here.

 

Roycroft Campus Book Club Announces Their Book Selections for 2016RoycroftBookClub logo

The Roycroft Campus Book Club is excited to announce its book selections for 2016. Six titles were chosen from a variety of genres and they are: 

January : All the Light We Can Not See - By Anthony Doerr

March : West with the Night - By Beryl Markham

May : Shop Class as Soulcraft - By Matthew B. Crawford

June : The Alchemist - By Paulo Coelho

September : Station Eleven - By Emily St. John Mandel

November : A Fierce Radiance - By Lauren Belfer

The Roycroft Book Club take place in the Roycroft Power House and will be meeting at 7pm on Wednesday evenings. For more information on the selection and the club please click here.

Free and open to the Public

 

Roycroft Campus Open House Announced

Monday, October 12th, 2015 from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Executive Director, Curt Maranto, will be speaking about the recent projects and upcoming events and plans at the National Historic Landmark Campus. A Q&A session will follow.  The Open House will take place in the Roycroft Power House.

Free and open to the Public
 
 

Roycroft Campus Holiday Show

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December 5th - 6th, 2015 from 10am-5pm

Join us in East Aurora for our first Roycroft Campus Holiday Show. Come view artists working in a variety of media, displaying in the Power House, Copper Show, Print Shop, and Furniture Shop on the historic Roycroft Campus, and find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for that special someone.

Any artist who would like to participate please contact Jim Cordes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here for Art Show Contract.

 

 

Job Opening on the Roycroft Campus - Manager of Development

Posted August 30, 2015

The Roycroft Campus Corporation (RCC), a non-profit cultural/educational organization, seeks an experienced professional to work closely with the Executive Director in developing, implementing, and managing strong annual and long-term fundraising strategies and work plans to include: Sponsorship & Membership Programs, Annual Fund, E-Fundraising, Capital Campaign, and Special Events.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; 6-8 years demonstrated successful fundraising experience for non-profits; superior organizational skills; attention to detail & high commitment to quality control and accuracy; ability to manage multiple projects; excellent oral and written communication skills; proven interpersonal skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, data bases & Internet. See Job Description.

Interested, qualified candidates should submit their resume & salary history to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Curt Maranto, RCC, 31 South Grove St., East Aurora, NY 14052.

 

 

Roycroft Conference

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October 17th - 18th, 2015

Join us for the 4th Annual Roycroft Conference. This year’s theme is Preservation, Inspiration, Education and Restoration, as we explore how individuals, cultural sites and whole regions can study and learn from their historic past, evaluate their present and prepare for their future.

For more information regarding the Conference, Presentations, Speakers and Workshops Click here.

To register for a Conference Pass Click here.

 

 

Roycroft Campus Art Show

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August 22nd - 23rd, 2015 from 10am-5pm

After a record breaking rainfall during our Summer Art Show in June, we are having another with hopefully better weather. Join us in East Aurora for another Arts & Crafts Show on the Roycroft Campus. Come view artists working in a variety of media, displaying in front of the Print Shop, including members from RALA and the newly formed "Arts & Craftsmen Guild." This event is free to the Public.

Any artist who was not at the original Art Show, but would like to participate please contact Jim Cordes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here for Art Show Contract.

 
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