Inclement Weather updates
Studio & Course Closure Notice Board
Updated for: December 16 & 17, 2020
Due to inclement weather, the Craft Center studios and Gallery Store will be closed the entire day, Thursday, December 17, 2020.
New Street Glass Studio will be closed during the day. Evening glass programming is now subject to change/assessment based on instructor-class discussion and agreement via email. This affects the following programs:
212HGA200: Stained Glass 3-Day Holiday Intensive - Students, please check your email for communication sent directly by your instructor.
After evaluating the weather forecast for today, December 16th, the Craft Center Sagamore studios (25 Sagamore Road) and general building will close at 5PM. New Street Glass Studio will remain open for all scheduled programming unless otherwise noted. Today's closure affects the following programs:
212CA996C3 - End of Year 2020 Make-Up Glaze Session (12/16 - 6 to 9 pm) - CANCELLED - please refer to email from
December 5, 2020
After evaluating the weather forecast for today, December 5th, the Craft Center studios will remain open in the morning until 1PM, after which all studios will close in the afternoon. This affects the following programs:
212CA103C - Wheel I: Introduction To Wheelthrowing - RUNNING as scheduled
212GWA154 - Stained Glass Holiday Flowers -CANCELLED - please refer to email from
212CA997E1 - Reserved Studio Access - CANCELLED for December 5
Inclement Weather Policy
The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University (WSU) inclement weather policy relative to building closings and class cancellations. Delayed openings and cancellation announcements will be made on the Craft Center's Facebook page and on our website.
The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes. Students will be contacted via email from regarding cancellations of their courses.
Evening and Weekend courses: There may be instances where the weather is expected to clear early enough in the day for an evening or weekend course to run as originally scheduled. The offices will generally make an assessment of the weather conditions, and students will be notified by 2PM via email if a closure will continue through the evening or if the class will run as scheduled.
Please be sure to check the Facebook page for must up-to-date information.
Online courses: It is anticipated that all courses being offered online will run as scheduled even in the event that the Worcester Center for Crafts is closed due to inclement weather. Unless you are informed otherwise by your instructor or by the Registration Office, please assume that your class is taking place as usual.