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About us

Academy Art and Crafts is an independent art, craft and hobbies shop set in the picturesque market town of Petersfield, Hampshire.

The shop has been selling art materials for over 30 years and has gradually expanded its range to include craft supplies, hobbies and modelling and children’s crafty toys and games.

Once inside Academy Art and Crafts you’ll find a welcoming atmosphere, colourful and brimming with creative possibilities and with many years experience of selling art materials we can offer you the advice and guidance you need.

If you don’t know what you’re looking for when you step inside, the shop is full of inspiration for helping you make that decision and there is something for everyone from beginners on a budget to professional artists.

We sell a large and comprehensive range of fine artists’ materials including Winsor & Newton, Pro Arte, Caran d’Ache, and Faber Castell.

Our crafting range offers a selection of materials for card making, haberdashery, jewellery making, decorative painting and more.

And in our hobbies and modelling department we have Games Workshop, Aifix, Tamiya and Revell plus all the tools and accessories.

We have plenty of creative and artistic products for children from brands such as Djeco and Melissa & Doug. We also sell traditional toys and games too.

We also offer a bespoke picture framing service. Our picture framer has over 30 years experience and we have friendly guidance to offer for choosing the right frame for your picture.

So come visit us!