Arts & Crafts

Bldg. 435 across from the Exchange and Commissary
*Please see “Services” section for department phone numbers and hours of operation. 

About us
Kadena’s Arts & Crafts Center is the largest American retail Arts and Crafts store on Okinawa. We have everything you need to complete your arts and crafts projects including silk flowers, baskets, fine art supplies, beads, stencils, stamps, scrapbooking supplies. We also offer children’s art kits, and seasonal crafts and supplies.

Our Private Craft Classes take any special occasion for children or adults to the next level. We specialize in parties for birthdays, school field trips, squadron functions, and more!

June Class Calendar

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• Arts & Crafts Center
• Mud Factory
• Keepsakes Plus
• FrameWorks
• Balloon Corner
• Wooden Solutions

Club Membership Information 
Receive a free basic wood shop class, frame shop class, early access to events and sales, 20% off in Keepsakes, 10% off in the craft store, and e- mailed specials exclusive to members, contact us for more information.

Contact Us: 


DSN • 966-7347
Mobile • (036) 868-2216

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday • 10 am – 8 pm
Friday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

The largest American retail Arts and Crafts store on Okinawa. We carry silk flowers, baskets, seasonal crafts and supplies, fine art supplies, children’s art kits, beads, stencils, stamps, scrapbooking supplies and more!

Seasonal items
Stop by for all of your seasonal needs, too! We have craft supplies, as well as interior and exterior decorations for every season and major US holiday.

Recreational classes available for artists of all ages and skill levels. Classes are offered in various art and craft forms including local Okinawan craft classes. To see upcoming classes, click our calendar or visit us and grab our monthly class schedule from our front counter on the first of every month!

Classes include:
• Cake / Cupcake Decorating
• Canvas and Tape
• Cartonnage
• Ceramics
• Framing
• Kokeshi Doll Painting
• Origami
• Photography
• Porcelarts
• Stained Glass
• Tie Dyeing
• Washi Tape
• Woodworking

Craft Instructors Needed!
Kadena Arts & Crafts is looking for instructors for youth craft classes, and any other areas of interest! For more information on how you can become an instructor, please stop by our facility or contact the Program Coordinator at 966-7347.

DSN • 966-7351
Mobile • (036) 868-2220

Hours of Operation
Monday – Tuesday • Closed
Wednesday – Thursday • Noon – 8 pm
Friday – Saturday • 10 am – 6 pm

Visit us for fun, hands-on ceramics and pottery classes. We have all your ceramic and pottery needs with a full selection of glazes, molds and tools.

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• Spacious pottery and ceramics studio
• Greenware and specialty glazes
• Studio space available for ceramics certified customers
• Helpful staff on site daily

Available Classes
Ceramic Bisque Painting
Choose a figurine of your choice to paint. Please wear an apron or old clothing to protect your clothes.
Shisa Face
This two-hour class provides step-by-step instructions on how to mold a shisa face. Instructor will glaze and fire the piece of art and schedule a pickup date.
Dragon Vase
Experience making a one-of-a-kind dragon vase! Instructor will glaze and fire the piece of art and schedule a pickup date.

*For more classes and class availability please click on the calendar icon above or stop in to Arts & Crafts to view our samples!

DSN • 966-7352
Mobile • (036) 868-2217

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday • 10 am – 6 pm

Visit us for all your personalized gift giving needs, such as plaques and awards, laser engraving, customized mugs and more.

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• A specialty shop creating one-of-a-kind plaques and awards
• Custom laser work, computerized engraving and state of the art sublimation
• Customized mugs, pens and more

DSN • 966-7353
Mobile • (036) 868-2218

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday • 10 am – 6 pm

Whatever your framing needs, we can help! From family photos to uniquely sized paintings, we provide custom matting and frames that are sure to make your art and photos look beautiful.

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• Custom framing and matting
• Vast selection of frames and mats that add the perfect touch to your art project
• Beginner and advanced classes offering framing and matting techniques
• Wide selection of prints for sale
• Helpful staff available to guide you through your framing project

DSN • 966-7347
Mobile • (036) 868-2216

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday • 10 am – 8 pm
Friday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

Add the perfect touch to your birthday parties, going away celebrations or squadron functions with specialty balloons!

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• A fully-stocked specialty shop featuring a wide variety of latex balloons, Air Walkers, Super Shape, and more!
• Balloon bouquets for any special occasion

DSN • 966-7349
Mobile • (036) 868-2219

Hours of Operation
Monday • Closed
Tuesday & Thursday • Noon – 8 pm
Wednesday • Noon – 5 pm
Friday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

Wooden Solutions is a full-service wood shop with state-of-the-art equipment and an atmosphere that allows you to work at your own pace with enough room for large projects.

Our knowledgeable staff offers free equipment orientations. You can bring in your own wood, or purchase wood from the wood shop for your DIY project!

Custom Woodworking 
We also offer customer woodworking services! Our skilled team of craftsmen can customize a variety of woodworking projects for you including:

• Farewell gifts
• Shadow boxes
• Corn Hole boards
• Customized furniture pieces
• Cabinetry
• Tables