The Thousand Islands Arts Center
(formerly The Handweaving Museum and Arts Center) is a nonprofit educational institution concerned with preserving the skills of traditional artists and artisans and supporting the heritage arts. The Arts Center maintains a year round arts curriculum, a permanent textile collection and library, two studios dedicated to weaving and ceramics and a retail store which represents nearly 100 regional artists. The Arts Center also organizes additional educational programs, an annual conference and several yearly exhibitions for the public. The Arts Center’s goal is to sustain and grow this resource for artists, students, and the broader community while developing awareness,fostering skills and building appreciation for the heritage arts. READ MORE…

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This web site is made possible through the generous support of the Morse G. Dial Foundation.

2014 Weaving History Conference
The Weaving History Conference turns 20 this May!  We will be celebrating the two-day conference with over 15 presenters at the Clayton Opera House. ...Full Story
April 07, Monday
Hoffman Challenge Quilt Exhibition
TIAC is proud to host the 2013 Hoffman Challenge Quilts.  Over 60 quilts are in TIAC's galleries for public viewing on April 4-5 and April 12-13 ...Full Story
April 07, Monday
Along the River's Edge
Calling Fine Artists! This year Along the River's Edge will be held June 26 - July 21.  This year entries do not have to be River themed -- ...Full Story
April 07, Monday
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Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation, Thousand Islands Arts Center | Home of the Handweaving Museum
The Arts Center
Exhibits, Education, Events
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
321 James Street
Store & Welcome Center
Closed for the season.