Arts and Crafts

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Welcome to Kadena Arts and Crafts Center

We have everything you need to complete your arts and crafts projects including vinyl, fabric, fine art, basic craft, and kids art supplies. We also have various shops to explore hobbies in woodworking, ceramics, and framing. The Center also has a Graphics Shop for all of your personalization needs while here in Okinawa.

Learn more about Kadena Arts and Crafts!

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday • 10 am – 8 pm
Friday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm
DSN • 966-7347
Mobile • (036) 868-2216


Kadena’s American arts and crafts retail store. We have vinyl, fabric, fine art, basic craft, and kid’s art supplies.

Come check out our DIY Room! We have sewing machines, Circut Makers, Cricut Easy Presses, and a lamination machine available for use!

Pre-registration ends 48 hours prior to class start time.

Classes
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! All classes require registration.

Classes include:

  • Ceramics
  • Framing
  • Kokeshi Doll Painting
  • Art Camp
  • Photography
  • Wood Sign Design
  • Wreath Making
  • Itty Bitty Creativtity
  • Tumbler Making
  • T-shirt Making
  • Bath Bomb Making
  • Sewing
  • Woodworking
  • Origami
  • Paint parties

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 966-7348.

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

DSN • 966-7347
Mobile • (036) 868-22


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

We offer:

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

Attention: There is a worldwide helium shortage, limit apply to helium sold per household. Please see staff for more details.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday • 10 am – 6 pm
DSN • 966-7352
Mobile • (036) 868-2217


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

We offer:

  • 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, Polar Mugs, Pet Tags, and more!

Hours of Operation
Monday – Tuesday • Closed
Wednesday – Thursday • Noon – 8 pm
Friday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm
DSN • 966-7351
Mobile • (036) 868-2220


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. We offer a large selection of ready to paint bisque! Purchase clay in the Ceramic shop! Spacious pottery and ceramics studio with pottery wheels available.

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

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday • 10 am – 6 pm
DSN • 966-7353
Mobile • (036) 868-2218


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.

We offer:

  • Custom framing and matting
  •  Vast selection of frames and mats that add the perfect touch to your art project
  • Ready-made frames for sale
  • Helpful staff available to guide you through your framing project
  • Custom Shadow boxes
  • For more classes and class availability please click on the calendar icon above or stop into Arts & Crafts to view our samples

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

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


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.

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
  • Ready-made wood projects for sale

Completion of the Safety & Equipment Orientation class is required to utilize the Wood Shop. Wood Shop Safety Orientation is a FREE class that takes place every Saturday at 9 AM and is offered on a first come first served basis.

Classes:

Basic and Intermediate Wood Shop Classes

    • See the calendar for dates and times. Private instruction is available upon request