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Arts and Crafts Center

*** Framing Classes ***

Check out schedule below.

Gifts and Engraving

Our professional engravers can help you design the perfect gift for a farewell, promotion, award, or gift for any special occasion. Choose from an extensive line of plaques, trophies, and gift items. For all your engraving needs, please keep the Arts and Crafts Center in mind. We are here to serve you.

Sublimation

Pictures can be heat-pressed onto fabrics, ceramics, or metals, allowing you to customize anything from clothing to mugs, plaques to cutting boards, and so much more!

* Not all surfaces can be sublimated. Please contact the Arts & Crafts Center for more details.

Framing

Great framing! Great price!

We offer professional custom framing for your treasured artwork, photographs, certificates, jerseys, and memorabilia. We have professional and talented designers on staff to help you choose the perfect frame and mats from our large selection. We specialize in framing military memorabilia such as guidons, colors, medals, flags and more. Whether it's a piece of fine art or your child's artwork, we can help! We use only conservation materials to preserve your treasures. If it's important to you, it's important to us.

We also carry pre-made frames. Sizes range from 8" x 10" up to 24" x 30".

Framing Classes

Framing Classes are back!

Beginning Framing Classes, second Saturday of each month, beginning Jan. 14, 2023.  

  • Jan. 14, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Mar. 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost: $75 per person.

Pre-registration required. Payment due at the time of registration. Maximum 4 students per class.  Bring a 5x7 photo or print to frame. All other supplies provided. No refunds for no shows.  No refunds for cancellations or rescheduling made less than 72 hours prior to class. Call +1(301)677-7809 to register.

Do-It-Yourself Framing, first and second Saturday of each month, beginning Jan. 7, 2023.

  • Jan. 7, 1-5 p.m.
  • Jan. 14, 1-5 p.m.
  • Feb. 4, 1-5 p.m.
  • Feb. 11, 1-5 p.m.
  • Mar. 4, 1-5 p.m.
  • Mar. 11, 1-5 p.m.

Cost: $10 per hour

Pre-registration required. $10 per hour. One hour minimum required. Payment due at the time of registration. No refunds for no-shows or cancellations.  Maximum space available for 4 framers.  Framing is self-help with minimum instruction available. Reservations must begin and end on the hour.  DIYers must have taken the beginning framing class to use the facility.  Walk-ins welcome if space available.

Framing supplies available at 25% off the custom framing price. Minimum moulding in stock to purchase. To order moulding, please stop by during our regular business hours, Tuesday-Friday 9-5, to place an order. Moulding delivers within 8-10 business days.  Ample mat board, foam board, glass and finishing supplies available in-house to purchase. Call +1(301)677-7809 to register.

 

Classes - Instructors needed!

We’re expanding our class schedule and seeking fun, enthusiastic, experienced, and artistically-creative individuals to teach arts and crafts classes and workshops to children, youth and adults as well as conduct summer camps, birthday parties, special events, and team building sessions. Additionally, we are seeking instructors to build our Pick-It-and-Paint-It ceramics and Sip & Create programs. Positions available are volunteer or contracted.

  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Sewing/Quilting
  • Home Décor
  • Furniture refinishing, refurbishing, and painting
  • Jewelry
  • Other Mediums

The ideal instructor has a degree or is pursuing a degree in fine arts or art education and/or has at least one year teaching experience in a specific medium or in an arts program and/or 3-5 years of experience in an art medium.  The candidate must have a passion for teaching, art and serving the military community. Instructors must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes.  Call the Arts & Crafts Center for more information, +1(301)677-7809.

Balloon Bouquet Designer - Needed!

Seeking experienced balloon bouquet designer/decorator to build balloon and gift business. Contracted position. Call the Arts & Crafts Center for more information +1(301)677-7809.

Commemorative Bricks

Leave your Family's legacy!

The Arts & Crafts Center will take brick orders and have them installed at Constitution Park, Fort Meade.

Commemorative Brick Options

Package Price
Constitution Package - 4 x 8 brick engraved up to 3 lines with a
certificate
$35
General Meade Package - 4 x 8 brick engraved up to 3 lines with a
framed certificate.
$70
Custom Package - 4 x 8 brick engraved up to 3 lines with a
framed certificate of your choice including 2
mats
Price varies

 

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