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Mississippi Crafts Center

950 Rice Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157-3040
+1 601-856-7546
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Beautiful building, beautiful crafts but not unique to the region.

We detoured off the Natchez Trace hoping to find some uniquely Mississippi crafts. While we saw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
timmind
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Wisconsin
Great for local expert crafts.

This is a beautiful showcase for Mississippi craftsmen. The building also serves as a venue for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penny R
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Brandon, Mississippi
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Built in 2007, the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland (just north of Jackson)is the home to the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi.It is situated between the Reservoir and the Natchez Trace.The Center is open 9-5 daily, closed only on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.The Center includes a permanent collection of craft works, the George Berry Gallery with rotating exhibits and a large retail gallery featuring the the work of many of the Guild's 400 members. The Center also offers craft classes, camp, exhibitions, demonstrations and acts as a welcome center for visitors to the area. There is no admission fee.
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“local artists” (8 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
“on display” (5 reviews)
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950 Rice Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157-3040
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+1 601-856-7546
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"local artists"
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"gift shop"
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"on display"
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"one of a kind"
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"natchez trace"
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"for sale"
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"available for purchase"
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"hand made"
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"all kinds"
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"arts and crafts"
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"visiting the area"
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"handcrafted items"
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"knowledgeable staff"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We detoured off the Natchez Trace hoping to find some uniquely Mississippi crafts. While we saw many beautiful pieces, we felt that they were similar to pottery, sculpture, etc. that we could find in galleries back home.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful showcase for Mississippi craftsmen. The building also serves as a venue for meetings, weddings and other functions. I love supporting our local artists and I visit here often when I am in the area.

Thank Penny R
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A grand experience of Mississippi artists from Pine needle baskets to wrought iron s Knowledgeable staff - a great find for anyone visiting the area. to spend time, meet an artist or see a demonstrationculptures

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Mississippi Craft Center is one of the best ways to sample Mississippi culture. The center is located within a wonderful natural wooded area. The items is the center are all made by Mississippi craftspeople and are diverse and represent the rich...More

Thank ctdexter
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Recently my wife and I paid our third visit to the Craft Center. It is an attraction that never gets old and never goes out of style. There is always something interesting and unique to dazzle the eye. Here, you'll find ceramicware, décor items made...More

Thank jrsmith8
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

lovely space, amazing collection of the states many artisans. Knowledgeable staff - a great find for anyone visiting the area. to spend time, meet an artist or see a demonstration and definitely to buy a unique gift. felt like a picnic without the food

Thank TU1987
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The wife loves crafts, especially pottery, jewelry, and other handcrafts. Today we visited the Mississippi Crafts Center in Ridgeland where many Mississippi craftspeople display and sell their products. It was an amazing and quite varied collection, clearly illustrating the wonderful talent found in our state....More

Thank 907bobb
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Mississippi Craftsmens Center is a delight for all ages. Its is especially fabulous when a few of the Craftsmen are demonstrating. It is a beautiful, modern structure tucked in the trees!

Thank Debi P
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

A stop on the Natchez Trace Parkway featuring goods made by local craftsmen. The facility was modern and well lit. It had pottery, metal goods, jewelry and lots of other items. Some of the items were a little pricey but the fact that's the were...More

Thank jaungren
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Come and see SO many fine MS artists display and sell their Art using all kinds of media! Glass sculptures and One-of-a-Kind Plates/Platters to Wood Sculpture and Bowls to Clay and Ceramic pieces to Fabrics Wearing and Hanging... You name it; it's here! The jewelry...More

Thank shchristy
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