• You often see this bar of logos on the bottom of our publications and e-blasts: the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Worcester State University, both give the Crafts Center foundational support each year, and Worcester State University provides a host of back-of-the-house expertise. Included in the Worcester State support is the Worcester State Foundation, an important member of our non-profit family.

    Some examples of our other Partners:
  • Our Partners

    Helping for today and tomorrow

    To inspire and build a creative community through the promotion, appreciation and teaching of craft is a collaborative undertaking. We are thankful to the hundreds of people, organizations and businesses who help us on an annual basis.

  • Telegram and Gazette has given us in-kind advertising support as a community sponsor. Nativity School of Worcester partnered by sending students here for a day of service that commenced with a wheel throwing demonstration for the boys. Worcester Arts Magnet School has been our partner in bringing a craft artist into the school to work with each grade level and to create a collaborative artwork installed in the school. Worcester State University has partnered on Teacher Professional Development, most recently a summer intensive on green chemistry that partnered with our Metals and Glass Departments.

    UniBank who generously supports the HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS and knows that good business includes the arts. L&J of New England loans us their parking lot for events as does the Postal Workers Union; KJ Barrons helps us with receptions; the Worcester Regional Transit Authority helps transport our Holiday Festival artists to their offsite parking, which is donated by Gervais Autobody and Car Wash.

    In the world of building a creative community every partnership counts.