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    Get Your Hands Dirty

    Bring us your projects. 
    We've got tools and training
    to help get it done!

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    Create Something New

Arts & Crafts

Our Arts and Crafts Center does more than just crafts! We offer a variety of programs and services including a do-it-yourself Wood Hobby Shop and Auto Hobby Shop, Custom Frame Shop with large-format canvas and photo-quality printing services, lamination services, pre-made frames and a do-it-yourself frame area. We also offer private events from birthday parties, girls nights or squadron parties. We can customize the event to fit your needs.

Our Engraving and Awards Shop is stocked with a large inventory of recognition awards and gift items - perfect for all occasions.

Instructional classes cover a gamut of crafting tutorials from ceramics, pottery classes, home decor crafts, wreath-making, canvas painting, woodworking and more! New classes are always being added – check out the event calendar below to stay on top of what's next!


Arts & Crafts offers a variety of services:

Project Ideas

  • Laser & Standard Engraving
  • Custom Awards

  • Metal Plate Engraving
  • Name Plates

  • Ornaments

  • Tumbler Engraving

  • And Much More!


  • Cookies and Canvas

  • Sip & Paint

  • Mommy & Me Crafting

  • #TeensForYou TikTok-inspired Art

  • Wood-turning 

  • CNC Classes

And check out our Auto Hobby Shop!

Wood Shop

McConnell's Wood Shop is a self-help facility. Safety, education, equipment and tools are provided so you have what you need to get your project done!

After safety qualifications have been met, you'll have access to a variety of equipment to meet your beginner, novice or expert-level woodworking needs: sanders, lathes, planers, routers, band saw, drills and much more. The shop has instructional classes for all levels of woodworking.

The shop also features a CNC Piranha for customer use which features interchangeable routing laser etching.

The hourly fee is only $4 and there is an $80 monthly fee which may save money if you use the shop regularly.

Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm *Appointment Only*
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm by appointment
& 1:00-7:00 pm -  open to public
Friday 12:30-6 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
*Closed Family Days*

Wood Shop Safety Classes are held:
Friday @ 6 to 8:30 pm or by appointment

Frame Shop

Our staff at the Framing Shop will create custom-made frames to protect your cherished memories. Whether it be for a degree, family pictures, or military honors, the Frame Shop is there for it all. 

Engraving Shop

Personalize your items at the Engraving Shop, or order gifts and awards to celebrate a special occasion. Make the Arts & Crafts Shop your one-stop-shop for employee recognition, birthday, or going away gifts. 

Upcoming Events


Cookies and CanvasArts & Crafts


Exhibit U Art ShowArts & Crafts


Ceramics Sip & Pai ...Arts & Crafts


Exhibit U Art ShowArts & Crafts

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Arts & Crafts

Bldg 424, Wichita St
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

Opening Hours

  • Mon. - Fri.
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat. & Sun.
  • Family Days