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Arts and Crafts Center

Ft Riley Recreation Arts and Crafts Center

 

Across from the PX at 6918 Trooper Drive 785-239-9205

Hours: 1 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday; closed Thursday, Friday and holidays

The woodshop has 2,400 square feet of floor space and all the specialized equipment needed to complete any project. A large selection of hardwoods, plywood and processed material is available for purchase. The ceramic and pottery areas have a slab roller and two potter’s wheels (only accessible during warm weather) making it possible to create finished ceramic ware from scratch. You can bring in your greenware and bisque to be fired for a minimal fee.

The matting and framing area has a huge selection of mats and frame stock available as well as state-of-the-art equipment. We only use conservation and preservation mats, which are the best to preserve your framed work. After taking a beginners class you will be able to come and finish a project in one day with the help of our friendly staff. There is also a scrapbooking area. Specialized equipment such as Xyron and AccuCut die cutters for scrapbooking are available for walk-in use; there is a minimal fee.

The Arts and Crafts Center offers tours and classes for groups such as coffee groups, FRGs and scouts. The center can assist scouts in earning badges, woodworking and a variety of crafts. Coffee groups and FRGs: Come make a craft to send to your spouse or make a craft for your home. There are many projects to choose from. Contact the staff for more information, or stop in and see firsthand what you can make.

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