Apache Arts and Crafts Center

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed

Contact

761st Tank Battalion and 62nd Street
Bldg 2337
Google Map

Tel:
+1 (254)287-0343 or +1 (254)532-2586

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We are here for all your artistic ambitions, from creating a custom frame in the frame shop or a ceramic masterpiece. We have something to suit everyone's needs.

No time to do it yourself? Let our craftsmen design and produce your memento or gift for any occasion in embroidery, screen printing, custom trophies and plaques or frame shop.

Annual events include a Digital Photography Contest, All Army Arts and Crafts Contest, Spring Easter Festival and Nature In Lights Santa's Village.

Classes

ScrapBooking

Classes are held the 4th Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with 2 demonstrations on cards and pages. These sessions welcome everyone, from beginner to advanced. Bring your supplies and have a fun day of scrapping! $10

Wood Shop Safety Class, +1 (254)287-2211

Offered every Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.

The safety class is mandatory to use the wood shop and equipment. Learn to make a bread box, crib, entertainment center, coffee table or create your own design. $49

Basic Framing Class, +1 (254)287-2243

Every 1st Saturday of the month from 1 to 5 p.m.

Register in advance at the Hobby Heaven Sales Store. Availability is limited to 4 patrons per class. Students must bring an item smaller than 11” x 14” to frame. No limited edition prints or artist originals will be done at this class. No open toe shoes for safety reasons. No children under 13 allowed. $99 plus materials. 

Wizard Mat Cutting Class, +1 (254)287-2243

The Basic Framing class is a prerequisite to attend this session. Classes are available upon request through the Hobby Heaven Sales Store. $49 plus materials. 

Students will learn how to use the computerized mat cutter to create unique custom mats. One project per class. Payment will be made upon completion. No limited edition prints or artist originals will be done at this class. No open toe shoes for safety reasons. No children under 13 allowed.

 

Hobby Heaven Sales Store

This is your one-stop arts and crafts supply store. We offer ceramic slip, paints and glazes, stained glass, scrapbooking supplies, NFL craft items and various craft tools.

The Resiliency Through Art Program

The room offers a quiet area with all the art materials for Soldiers to create whatever comes to mind. Offered to all active duty Soldiers for free during the weekday until 5 p.m., just sign in at the Hobby Heaven Sales Store. Soldiers may take their work with them or leave it at the center to be displayed and provide inspiration for others.

  • Craft Kits: Wood and leather projects
  • Pens, pencils, markers and all types of paper
  • Paints, chalks and clays
  • Beads and feathers, buttons, yarn and thread

Multi-Crafts Shop

Our unique shop offers a wide variety of custom-made, laser-engraved, hand-crafted plaques. We are able to engrave on many materials including wood, acrylic, glass and leather. All special orders must be placed at least 6 weeks in advance. Larger projects require additional time. +1 (254)287-0344

  • Hat racks, coin racks, trophies, plaques and 3D engraving
  • NCO creed books and unit bulletin boards
  • Personalized dog tags, mouse pads, magnets and photos on mugs

Screen Printing Shop

We can screen print any design on t-shirts or tote bags. The shop can design something for you or, you can bring your own design in. Minimum order of 50 items required. No set up or artwork fees. +1 (254)287-3488 or +1 (254)532-2586

  • White cotton t-shirts starting at $8 each and colored cotton t-shirts starting at $10 each
  • Dri-Fit shirts also available

Embroidery Department

We can scan, digitize and embroider your own design or logo for you and your company with a wide variety of shirts, hats and aprons in stock. Embroidery can be done on polos, t-shirts, hats, jackets, baby blankets, golf bags, aprons, and towels. Custom made Guidons are our specialty. Monogramming, heat transfers, sewing and embossing are available. Choose from over 50,000 ready designs. One-time $75 digitizing fee per design. +1 (254)288-2793

Ceramic Department

Over 6,000 molds to choose from. Our shop is available for patrons to pour, clean, fire, glaze and paint in a pleasant atmosphere. Instructors are on hand to assist with your ceramic needs. Banners, magnets, stained-glass and glass etching services are also available.

  • Animals, dragons vases, canisters and chess sets
  • Beads, plaques, garden accessories and holiday pieces
  • Ceramic Birthday Parties
    • Book your child's ceramic birthday party at the Arts and Crafts Center. Parents can book any Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. +1 (254)287-4070.

Framing Department

We offer custom framing for any of your framing needs. Framing Bench Fees; $5 per hour, not to exceed $30 per day

  • Certificates with pins, wedding photos and diplomas
  • Prints, posters and ability to stretch canvas prints
  • Lamination and stenciling service available
  • Computerized mat cutter with endless design possibilities
  • Wide variety of Civil War to Operation Iraqi Freedom prints available
  • Great selection of moulding and mats to choose from
  • Military units are given first priority. Metal plates can be made in the framing department
  • Framed mirrors are also available
  • Laser-inked banner machine that can create full size color photo banners +1 (254)287-2243

Wood Shop

The wood shop is currently under renovation of the dust collection system.