The Center for Maine Craft is a retail store and gallery selling and exhibiting the work of over 300 Maine craft artists. Located in West Gardiner, ME, the Center is the MCA hub and central location for craft sales, education, and activities in our state. All work for sale at the Center is handcrafted by Maine craft artists or produced by small Maine companies.
Features + Events
The Center for Maine Craft is a retail gallery + central information center for Maine Craft events, travel resources, and activities:
The Center for Maine Craft gallery is a dynamic space utilized to showcase fine craft artisans, MCA member group shows, supporting organizations of the MCA, and seasonal maine made products. See our exhibition calendar
Seasonal pop-up shops, demonstrations, and performances
Cultural tourism information
Visit the Center to find craft artist studios, commercial galleries, nonprofit arts organizations, and more, anywhere in the state.
Visitor Information Center
The Center for Maine Craft and the Maine Office of Tourism offer statewide visitor information to all travelers visiting the West Gardiner Service Plaza.
Open 7 Days a Week!
Winter Hours: Jan – June 16 9am-6pm
Memorial Day Weekend: May 27 -29 9am-8pm
Summer Hours: June 17 – Oct 9 9am-8pm
Fall Hours: Oct 10 – Nov 22 9am-6pm
Holiday Hours: Nov 24-Dec 23 9am-8pm
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 9am-4pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Day
Shop Maine Craft on the Center for Maine Craft Etsy Shop
The Center is located at the West Gardiner Travel Plaza; Rt 126 (AKA Lewiston Road), off Exit 103 from 95 Southbound; Exit 102 from 95 Northbound; Exit 51 from I-295.
The Center for Maine Craft
Physical Address: (UPS/FedEx)
288 Lewiston Road
West Gardiner ME 04345
PO Box 342 Gardiner ME 04345
Contact: 207.588.0021 | firstname.lastname@example.org
For Artists: Our Jury Process
The jury process is open to all craftspeople, including MCA members and non-members, who live and work, at least seasonally, in Maine. All qualifying work must be well conceived and expertly executed in Maine. It also must be made by hand or with the use of appropriate equipment and tools.