Arts & Crafts Center
Phase 2 hours of operation as of 15 June

All Must Wear A Mask to Enter Building

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs, 10 - 8 pm. No more than 2 customers per shop. 6 max in classroom, 1 Hr limit per project 

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Come Get Creative

 

The center is open to active and retired military, their families and Dover Air Force Base civilian employees and their families. Children under 14 years of age are not permitted in the Arts & Crafts Center, unless attending an organized youth class or with a visiting group/parent. Our Frame & Graphic Shops maintain quality equipment, tools and supplies. Our services include custom framing, litho/photo/art printing, plaques, engraving, vinyl graphics, lamination, ceramic firing and custom silk screening.

Frame Shop

The shop offers a large variety of unique custom framing and matting. 

 

We have:

  • The well-equipped shop features a complete line of mat board, glass (standard and non-glare, conservation and museum), picture hanging hardware, tools and a wide assortment of custom frame moldings.

  • Several design samples are on hand and provide quick turn- around for retirements, going-aways and other special functions. 

  • Available are various shadowbox moldings and some in-stock shadowboxes that we can fill with your accoutrements and flags.

Graphics Shop

Services offered in the graphics shop include:

  • Wide-format scanning and archival printing

  • Vinyl banners

  • Signs

  • Car graphics

  • Design information  

Classes are offered monthly and include:

  • Pottery Wheel Throwing and Glazing

  • Glow Night

  • Canvas & Coffee

  • Baby & Me Painting

  • Kid's Night

  • Home Crafts

 

Registration is required for all classes.
Call (302) 677-3242 or stop by our center to reserve your spot.

Custom Corner

Custom Corner is a full scale graphics and engraving shop, that provides services in engraving, printing, graphic design, lamination, sign-making and other specialized items. Our shop is stocked with various gift items, including, but not limited to, plane models, maintenance men/women, numerous eagles, coaster sets, BBQ sets, wine/golf/poker/ chess sets, desk plates, acrylic awards, clocks, DAFB t-shirts & hoodies and more.

Plaques and awards are custom made for your quarterly presentations, retirements, special achievements, sports competitions, gag gifts and more. Choose from a generous selection of wood, laminate and marbleized plaques. Special orders can be arranged.

In addition to customized engraving, we have a heat sublimation process that allows your artwork, squadron patches or photographs to be printed directly on mugs, T-shirt, tiles or metal.

We also do screen-printing for sports and achievement trophies, flag boxes, and wing coins. Our graphic artists can design and custom make challenge coins individualized for any squadron or organization.