Effective January 12, 2021 the Weaving Center will be closed until further notice as a precautionary measure due to COVID-19. The Modified Operations described below were in effect prior to this closure.
MODIFIED OPERATIONS DUE TO COVID-19: Due to social restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not scheduling group workshops or other group activities at this time. We will, however reopen on September 29, 2020 by appointment only. We will be allowing a limited number of weavers access to our looms and other facilities. (See information below regarding Individual Private Workshops, Individual Weavers, etc.) Appropriate safety precautions will be enforced. Face masks will be required and looms will be spaced appropriately.
THE WEAVING CENTER, located in Tarrytown, New York in Westchester County, is a non-profit community center established to encourage the artistic use of fibers in general and weaving in particular. The Center has more than 20 floor looms from 70 cm wide (28 inches) to 150 cm wide (60 inches). Beautiful yarns, warping mills and all related accessories are available.
Individual Private Workshops: Learn how to weave or expand your weaving skills by by exploring a new weave structure. We have a four-day workshop where we set up the loom so it’s warped and ready for you to start your project. Fee: $200. We also have a two-week workshop where we teach you how to plan a project, make a warp, dress the loom and, finally, weave. Fee: $400.
Individual weavers: Looms can be rented for those interested in creating their own projects. Fee: $350 per month, including use of equipment and loom. Consultation Fee: $50 per day. Please see Loom Rental Policy page for more information.
“Friend of the Weaving Center” Membership: Those not interested in renting a loom, but wishing to spend time at the Weaving Center interacting with experienced weavers, have access to the extensive library and/or use equipment on premises (including warping mills, fringe twisters, cutting boards, etc.) can become a “Friend of the Weaving Center”. Fee: $250 per year
Yarns for Sale: A beautiful collection of yarns are available for purchase during regular business hours, including wools, linens and cottons.
Gift Certificates: The following categories of gift certificates are available for purchase at the Weaving Center: (1) Loom Rental ($350 per month), (2) Friend of the Weaving Center membership ($250 for one year), (3) All Purpose gift certificates sold in $50 denominations which can be applied toward loom rental, workshops, Friend of the Weaving Center membership or yarn purchases.
Gift Shop: See Gift Shop page.
Annual Holiday Fair: See Holiday Fair page.
Location: The Weaving Center address is 50 Wilson Park Drive, Tarrytown, NY 10591, but access is through the grounds of Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591. See Directions page.
New Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 11 am to 5 pm by appointment only. Call the number above to make an appointment. (The Weaving Center will no longer be open Wednesday & Thursday evenings and Saturdays.)
Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Closed for the month of August, reopening Tuesday, September 29, 2020
In addition, the Center will be closed on the following dates:
Thanksgiving: Tuesday, November 24 and reopens Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Christmas & New Years: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 and reopens Tuesday,
January 5, 2021
Easter: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 and reopens Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 and reopens Tuesday, July 13, 2021
August: Closed for the entire month, reopening Tuesday, September 21, 2021