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Building a strong community at Art of Recycle

A Fun Community Art Center Doing Our Best At Making Art Affordable For All

Art of Recycle is a community art center funded by your donations of gently used and like new art, craft & teacher resources.



A Thrifty Craft Store

Our thrifty craft store is open to the public and offers artists, crafters, parents, and homeschoolers access to low-cost art and teacher resources as well as participation within our community art center.


Free Teacher Resources

Our nonprofit provides teacher resources for free. Our thrifty craft store is open to the public and offers artists, crafters, parents, and homeschoolers access to low-cost art and teaching supplies.


Free and Low-Cost Activities

Our community art center offers fantastic free children's events and activities. Our S.T.E.A.M. Center hosts amazing workshops for adults and children. Our Undersea Activity Room is free and open to the public during our hours of operation. Crafting in the Craft Castle is always free.

Additional Services


Field Trips & Birthday Parties

Make your visit all about you! Coordinate your birthday party or your class field trip with our staff at our community art center in Ephrata PA. We will help you to pick out the best craft activity for your group, whether it's for children or adults.


Interactive Art

Our nonprofit community art center is an amazing wonderland of art. A sand castle crafting table, a pirate ship puppet stage and a steampunk S.T.E.A.M. Center. Don't forget to leave a wish in the Fairy Wishing Tree!


Be A Part of the Team

AoR's Community Art Center offers a fantastic volunteer experience. Join our team and help make a difference in our local community as well as for thousands of children around the country. Help us get free teacher resources to schools, churches, youth groups, and other non-profits in need.

Please Donate


It's Official!

Art of Recycle community art center is part of the Extra Give this November 22. Help our nonprofit raise the funds for a delivery truck to pick up teacher resources and to deliver them where they are needed most.

Children collecting recycled materials for crafting

Help Keep Art in Schools

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Stay in Touch

Learn more about our community art center's upcoming events, workshops, classes, fundraisers, and more!

Art of Recycle's Programs Are Sponsored In Part By:

Burning Man Global Arts Grant
Blue Ridge Communications Ephrata PA
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Science Explorers