It doesn’t matter if you’re going to school at the Rhode Island School of Design or you’re just picking up a new artistic hobby, the craft stores of Rhode Island will stock you up with all of the supplies you could dream about. Whether you’re a painter, a scrapbooker, a sculptor, or a photographer, you’ll find it all at the best craft stores of Rhode Island.
This expansive store serves everyone from students at the Rhode Island School of Design to hobbyists and crafters. The paint and brushes are always artist-grade, and you’ll never be short of helpful advice from the staff.
You might not be surprised to hear that one of the best art schools in the world is home to one of the states’ best-stocked artist supply stores. If you’re a professional artist in need of materials, this is the place to go.
Stop in on a rainy day to paint ceramics with family and friends. They also can teach you how to work with mosaics or fused glass, which can be used to create jewelry, bowls, and even wind chimes. The staff will make sure to help you along the way, and give you tips to create a beautiful design.
Local artisans supply much of the handcrafted jewelry and souvenirs that this little store on Hope Street offers. You’ll love browsing their aisles with trinkets from candles to mugs to baby gifts and cards. Check out their $5 table for fun finds, too!
Craftland offers a variety of quirky and local products curated by a staff who has a knack for uniqueness. You’ll find fantastic Rhode Island t-shirts and souvenirs, as well as funky decor for the home. If you want to get crafty, ask one of the store owners to show you their paper goods section!