Art & Craft Supply Stores and Creative Workshops
Feeling creative? Whatever it is you’d like to make these art and craft shops have all the supplies you’ll need. And if you’d like to join a crafty workshop and learn some new skills or meet like-minded people, you’ll find lots of options here too.
Where to buy art & craft supplies in Hong Kong
Whatever art project you have in mind this store has a great selection of crafts materials to help you turn your ideas into a reality. Creative types will get that kid/candy store vibe as they browse the large array of stationery, art and craft supplies on offer. Online shopping is also available, but this website is in Chinese only.
G/F 91 Sai Yee Street, Mongkok, Kowloon (Mongkok MTR exit D2) | 2392 0969 | [email protected]
G/F, 404 Lockhart Road, Wanchai (Causeway Bay MTR exit C) |2520 0234 | [email protected]
This specialist craft store focuses on all things paper related. They carry a high-quality selection of inks, stamps, stencils and papers, including some beautiful handmade papers and they also have die cutting machines.
Hung Tak Building, 106-108 Des Voeux Road Central (Sheung Wan MTR exit E1) | 2545 8985 | [email protected]
This long-established store is known for its professional quality art supplies and is suitable for serious artists and hobbyists alike. With a 4,000 sq ft showroom, there’s plenty of space to offer a wide selection of art materials including paints, brushes, canvas, papers, crafting materials, clays and glazes. They also have an art gallery with new exhibitions every few weeks, so you can get some additional creative inspiration during your visit.
3/F Lockhart Centre, 301-307 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | 2511 4845 | [email protected]
One of the biggest and best craft stores in Hong Kong, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find what you need at this 10,000 sq ft mega store spread over 4 floors. As well as art supplies including paints, clays and drawing materials, they also have you covered for photo albums, gift wrapping and party supplies. If the office stationery cupboard is running low, CN Square can cover that too. As well as the megastore in Kowloon, there’s also a smaller store located in North Point.
G/F to 3/F 503 Nathan Road, Yaumatei, Kowloon (Yaumatei MTR exit C) | 2384 2430
M Floor, 135 King’s Road, North Point (Fortress Hill MTR exit A) | 2462 2265
A trip to this comprehensively stocked arts and crafts store will keep everyone happy from enthusiastic junior crafters through to serious creative-types. As well as your basic paints, pens, papers and clays, they also stock materials for glass crafts, wax crafts, leather crafts, making miniatures, enamelling and more.
1A , Po Wah Commercial Center , 226 Hennessy Road , Wanchai | 2575 1836
This store specializes in calligraphy, text-art and street art supplies. If you’ve ever wanted to turn your hand to writing your own beautiful graphic art then the huge array of special calligraphy markers will inspire you. And if you have big plans to create a mural or other large scale art project, all your paint and equipment needs are covered. Available online and in-store.
2/f Easy Pack Industrial Building, 140 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong | 26222012
Keep your crafting and creativity eco-friendly with this selection of natural arts and crafts items, ideal for families. Little artists will be inspired by the chunky natural wax crayons, colourful natural finger paints, modelling clay, face paints, wooden beads and more. Available online and in store.
Unit A 18/F Vulcan House, 21-23 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, (MTR Exit A), Monday – Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm
Inside 28 Discovery Cafe, Basement, China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, (Direct access from MTR Exit A4), Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm
[email protected] | 6112 8081
Professional artists and designers can track down the best-known, highest quality, international brands at this store, including specialized hardware such as lightboxes and also graphic design software. Online and in-store.
Room 14, 17/F., Chai Wan Industrial City, Phase 1, No.60 Wing Tai Road, Chaiwan | 2887 7202
Shop No. 6, UG/F., Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, TST East, Kowloon | 2739 1881
This craft store specialises in materials for scrapbooking, card making and other paper-craft projects. Here you’ll find everything you might need, including trims, tools and papers, stickers and stencils for all occasions.
Shop 30, Basement, Phase 4, Kwun Tong Industrial Centre, 436-446 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong | 6405 5405
These Japanese bargain stores sell a bit of everything, including basic art and craft materials that are perfectly priced to start a kiddie’s crafting box. You can pick up threads, felts, paper, markers, trimmings, wool and more at bargain prices. We just hope that these stores will soon find a way to reduce their plastic use, which is somewhat out of control at present.
Various locations around Hong Kong
Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po is your one-stop-shop for everything textile related. Here you can find a treasure trove of fabrics, ribbons, beads, threads and trimmings which is sure to get your creative juices flowing. A trip to this busy district can be somewhat overwhelming, so we’ve prepared a handy map and guide to show you where to find everything you need.
This online store stocks a huge range of cute and colourful Japanese fabrics in fun and trendy patterns ideal for craft-projects. As well as that, they have a good selection of modelling clays, washi tape and lots of cute stationery.
Where to find Hands-On Art and Craft Workshops Around Hong Kong
Make & Do are on a mission to spread the love of all things handmade and build a creative community at their space in Chai Wan. The focus is mainly on textile crafts, and they run a wide range of one-day (and some longer) workshops covering macrame, embroidery, screen printing and more.
Three Keys Craft Space, 906 Paramount Building, 12 Ka Yip Street, Chai Wan
Hatton Jewellery Institute runs both bench based jewellery courses and a jewellery co-working space for independent designer-makers. They teach silversmithery and jewellery design to beginners onwards, whilst the co-working space offers a fully equipped specialist work space for professional jewellers.
13/F Cheong Sun Tower, 118 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan | 2857 7751
This eco-friendly paint store in PMQ is your go-to for green and sustainable paint for your home and furniture makeovers. As well as that, you can also pick up DIY kits and join their workshops for adults or kids, including door sign painting, a paint pour workshop, kids chair painting and more.
S513, Blog A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central | 2155 2282
This is a welcoming space for knitters and crochet’ers to meet and connect, with weekly ‘knit nights’ and an open invitation to drop in and work on your projects in the store. They sell a range of yarns and accessories, as well as some DIY kits for beginners, both in their store and online. You can also sign up for one of their regular workshops and learn to create baskets, baby booties, blankets and more. Children’s workshops are also available on request.
20 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong | 2915 8211
Art Roof Top offers classical Russian art education at their studio in Happy Valley. They believe everyone can be creative and their teaching will help you overcome your fears and allow your inner artist to find true expression. Classes are available in various disciplines including portrait painting, nude figure painting, still life, and drawing. There are also children’s art workshops for younger creators.
1\F, 17-19 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley | 4314221
Wild at Art’s workshops are about more than just art, they also benfit personal growth and mental wellness. Classes on offer include regular mandala workshops, lunchtime de-stress doodling sessions and art journaling courses designed to get you in touch with your inner voice. Bespoke classes with customizable themes for families or groups of friends are also available, as well as regular art retreats for those who want to dig a little deeper.
1/F, 2-4 Elgin Street, Central | [email protected]
Kids will love decorating their own ceramic keepsake at this studio in Wan Chai. Arrange a party and choose from plates, mugs, frames and other items to decorate. Your unique masterpiece will be glazed, fired and ready for you to collect in a few days.
2/F, 1 7 1 Hennessy Road, Wanchai
Based on the belief that everyone has an inner artist and creativity is good for the soul, this studio offers regular art classes for kids and art jamming for all ages on request. As well as paint jamming on canvas, you can also join various home décor workshops including cushion design and jewellery box design. Perfect for relaxing with a group of friends.
2B Yan King Court, 119-121 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai | 6695-1161
This cool art jamming studio in Wong Chuk Hang can accommodate up to 80 painters and has a 1200 sq ft terrace, making it a nice choice for a corporate event or special occasion. Create your own masterpiece on canvas, a tote bag or t-shirt and take it home to enjoy.
4D Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang