About Us

  • Studios and Facilities

    Space to learn, create and be inspired

    At the Worcester Center for Crafts, you can explore our well-equipped studios and working spaces at 3 different sites and experience everything from free parking to making glass beer steins. Make it in clay, create it in metal, capture it with film, blow it in glasswe do it all.

  • Krikorian Gallery and Gallery Store
    Gallery
    The Krikorian Gallery is 1,300 square feet of flexible gallery space suitable for the display of 2- and 3-dimensional art and fine art craft. The ceilings are 10 feet by 8 inches high. The Gallery is equipped with moveable spotlighting, which uses the most current LED technology.

    Gallery Store
    Comprising 1,000 square feet of display space with a storage area and workroom space, our Gallery Store is arranged and rearranged to accommodate seasonal work. It is designed Gallery-style in the front for small changing exhibits like our Bowl Show and then opens to a warm and gracious area featuring the finest in handmade American craft.
    Donnelly Library
    The Carol and James Donnelly Library holds a small, non-circulating collection of books and periodicals of interest to artists, students, and patrons. It is the official meeting space for the Crafts Center.
    WCC Darkroom Photography
    Classes in darkroom photography are taught by our instructors at Worcester State University’s well-appointed darkroom located in the Communication Department, LRC-122.
    Crafts Center Commons
    Nestled among the busy studios of the Craft Center is an intimate space where students can linger, read, discuss their lives and enjoy a short respite from their work. Used by community students, Worcester State University students, faculty, and staff, the Commons gives all the opportunity to mingle and enjoy in a quiet space.