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The Worcester Center for Crafts is a craft center, museum or gallery, school and a store that promotes crafts and art appreciation. It is a unique destination in Worcester, Massachusetts, where visitors will not only enjoy the facility but have the opportunity to learn arts appreciation as well. This craft center is one of the original as well as the oldest cultural institutions in the United States. It was founded in 1856 by the Worcester Employment Society, to educate and provide women the necessary craft skills to make as well as sell handcrafts.

Within the center tourists can enjoy the largest regional visual arts gallery, several studios and classrooms where contemporary American Craft education takes place, and a gallery gift store where visitors can purchase the crafts manufactured. The two galleries namely, George and Anna Krikorian Gallery is at least 2,200 square feet, featuring some of the most unique contemporary visual arts from all over the United States. The Center offers several craft classes that anyone can enroll to such as photography, glass making, ceramics, jewelry, bead making, woodturning and enameling.
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