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Craft center

The Craft Center is located in the Braxton Tower basement at the Evansdale Residential Complex. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees are welcome.


The Craft Center offers crafts such as pottery, stained glass, glass fusing, tie-dye, beadwork and sewing to students, faculty, alumni and retirees.

Current Program Status

The Craft Center is now open with limited capacity and availability. All students, faculty and staff are able to reserve a spot at the center. Registration for a spot will be done through the  WVUGo site and app. If you are unfamiliar with how to use the system, click the button below to visit our instructional guide on how to use this service.

Registration Guide

Social Distancing Precautions

In order to ensure the safety of employees and visitors, the Craft Center will be limited to only four people at a time when inside. When possible, activities will be offered outside in order to increase the number of available spots. For all Craft Center programs, the following guidelines must be observed.

  • Masks or other face coverings must always be worn.
  • Students/Faculty/Staff who have signed up are advised to postpone their visit if they begin experiencing COVID-19 symptoms prior to their appointment.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available.
  • Students/Faculty/Staff will be encouraged to wash their hands frequently.
  • All instructions and procedures provided by the manufacturer will be followed with regards to the electrostatic sprayer and cleaning solutions for disinfecting equipment appropriately.
  • Exhaust system over kilns will be operating when the Craft Center is open to maximize air flowing into the Craft Center, thus maximizing air exchange.
Craft Center Hours
Day Open Close
Monday- Friday 12:00pm 6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed Closed

Virtual Tour

explore crafts

Hands on a Pottery Wheel


Form clay into vases, coasters, and more with our pottery wheels.  
Containers of Beads


Chain beads together into various crafts like necklaces and bracelets.
Stained Glass

Stained Glass

Cut and arrange stained glass into eye-catching patterns and solder them into place.
Shirt Tie Dye

Tie Dye

Turn shirts into fun tie dye with wild and colorful patterns.
Fabrics being Sewn


Stitch together fabric to make clothes, accessories, and decorations.