The Gallery is open to visitors wearing masks.


Until 31 May Creating a Calm Space, Mosaics and Combined Textiles

Creating a Calm Space – A balance of space with texture, colour and warmth. To add a relaxing feature to your home.

Mosaics have an exciting range of indoor and outdoor wall hangings, tables and pots. Decorated with many materials such as, ceramic tesserae, enameled and  beads, charms.

Tiny Textile items on the egg-dome stand in Annex. Must be less than hand-size.

Featured Artist Gill Ward.  Featured Potters Jenny Crozier and Daad Ruelle

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1 June – 12 July Fire and Ice and Spinners and Weavers

Fire and Ice will be a display of strong contrasting elements.  Hottest energy verses cool fun.

Spinning & Weaving is the art of producing yarn using the raw fiber of wool, alpaca, silk, mohair and others the raw product is prepared by combing and carding. Our Spinners & Weavers have the unique skill of taking raw materials to create usable products using additional crafts such as felting, dying, knitting, crocheting where fibers can be used to make unique garments.

Featured Artist Sylvia Heath.

13 July – 23 August  – Portraiture, Abstract Expressions as well as Plein Air Painters

Portraiture – Humans, animals, and birds.

Abstract Expressions – using photography, drawing, painting, textiles, or free-standing sculpture.

Plein Air will showcase our Incredible Port Stephens outdoor views.

Featured Artist Debra Liel-Brown.

What’s On Display

Exhibition Calendar 2022-23

Latest Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter

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Wheelchair Access

Port Stephens Community Arts Centre open 7 days a week from 10 am until 4 pm, free entry. We have wheelchair access.

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Arts and Crafts Groups

There are a large number of Art and Crafts groups, who meet at the centre on a regular basis to practice their crafts.

Garden Cafe

Our small garden cafe is open on Saturdays  from 10.00am to 2.30pm. Homemade light lunches.