Sights & Attractions
Sakon NakhonOperating day:
Tuesday - SundayOperating time: 08.00 - 16.30
Category : Village, Community, Art & Craft Centres
Attraction Details :
Her Majesty the Queen has initiated to set up Kut Na Kham Art and Crafts Centre in 1983 in Ban Kut Na Kham, Tambon Charoen Sin, Amphoe Chaoreon Sin. The centre is established to train craftsmanship for Isan people who generally have excellent skill for handicraft. The handicrafts produced form this centre will help the poor earn some extra. The centre becomes model for other 30 something Art and Crafts Centres established later nationawide.
Presently, the centre is a major quality terra cotta products producer of Isan. Visitor can enjoy witnessing the delicate process in demonstration room featuring casting and painting and enjoy shopping finished products in the show room. Terra cotta products from Kut Na Kham is famed for its high quality and unique design. Today its handicrafts portfolio expands to wood carving, silk weaving, artificial flower producing, basketry and etc. Delicates handicrafts from the centre are always displayed and sold in the province’s souvenir fairs, and festivals countrywide. The centre is open from Tuesday to Saturday between 8.00 am. to 4.30 pm.
How to get there: From Sakhon Nakhon City, use highway 22 (Sakhon Nakhon-Udon Thani) for 85 kilometres. Turn right at Amphoe Sawang Daen Din into highway 2091 and turn left into highway 2280 to Amphoe Charoen Sin. The centre is 20 kilometres away.