Shop/NBSS Store

The North Bennet Street School Gallery / Store showcases student, faculty and alumni work and is a retail store for high-quality, specialized hand tools. Visit the gallery/store at the school in Boston's North End.

Books by Amy Lapidow, BB ‘95, Georgian footstool by Nils Berg, CF ’13 and bracelet by Denise Fenoglio, JM ‘06

Visitors to the gallery/store see the diversity of skills and the high-quality of NBSS student, faculty and alumni projects and learn about the history, materials, and hand processes that inspired them. The gallery/store typically includes pieces representative of the bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, jewelry making and repair, piano technology and violin making and repair programs.

In addition to displaying and selling artisan pieces, the gallery/store sells specialized hand tools, including Starrett measuring tools, Clifton planes, Hock knives and Sorby chisels. An extensive selection of blank journals, marbled paper and NBSS logo items are also available for purchase.

If you’re visiting Boston, exploring the historic North End or seeking a unique gift for someone special, stop by the gallery/store and see what’s new in the world of craft.

Pianos for sale

Pianos, rebuilt by advanced piano technology students are sold to support the piano technology program. For information on the pianos for sale or donating a grand piano to the program, write to the piano technology department

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Hiring a student or Graduate

Employers interested in hiring a graduate of North Bennet Street School are encouraged to post their job on the school's job board. Details and the job listing form are online here. Individuals interested in hiring a student or graduate to do a single project or commission, should complete the online commission form. Details on the process and the form are online here.

Gallery / Store Hours

Limited hours until further notice as we settle into the new location.

Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday, noon - 1:00 pm 
And by appointment (617-227-0155 x140 / gallery@nbss.edu

Note: the Gallery is always open at the start of a new workshop - to facilitate tool purchases for students.  For Tuesday evening classes - we are open from 5:30 - 6:30 pm (1st day of class only). For Saturday classes we open at 8:00 am (1st day of class only).  

Location

150 North Street
Boston, Massachusetts
617-227-0155 x140
gallery@nbss.edu

Note: the gallery is closed when school is not in session on holidays and snow days, etc.

GIVE THE GIFT OF CRAFT 

NBSS gift certificates can be used toward purchases in the NBSS store or continuing education workshops and are available for purchase in any amount. BUY NOW.

Tools and materials

Tools, including tools for workshops, may be viewed and purchased at the North End location or online. We welcome inquiries by phone (617-227-0155 x110) and email (gallery@nbss.edu) regarding specific tools and materials.