Garden Cafe is closed until further notice.


17 May to 27 June Through the Window and Spinners & Weavers

“Through the Window” The world beyond the pane of glass. What will our Artists See? This is a thought-provoking exploration of the theme of the window. The artwork in the exhibition invites viewers to think about the window as a portal to another world, a place of beauty and wonder, and a space for reflection and contemplation.

The second exhibition showcases our Spinning and Weaving group who practice the art of textile making. Visit the display of beautiful work that can be created from the variety of textiles from natural fibers, such as wool, cotton, and silk. Cosy items for winter.

Featured Artist Jennifer Dobby. Featured Potter Belinda Peachy

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28 June – 8 August “Everyday”, Photography and Beanie Muster

“The everyday things we do, see, or hear” is our artists interpretation of the beauty and meaning found in our daily lives. Exploring the unique perspective of experiences, highlighting their beauty and significance in our lives.
Photography group will showcase their exciting works.

Featured Artist is Margaret Brace who specialises in Mosaic. Featured Potter is Milja Phillipson

Beanie Muster your chance to view a selection of beanies that are completely different.

9 August – 19 September –  Our Garden, Spring Affair,  and Printmakers

Plants, bushlands, or still life. Flora and fauna at your doorstep.

The Spring Affair is on Saturday 9th September where you will have the chance to see our artisans in action and pick up bargains.

Printmaking will be a display of techniques, including etching, engraving, lithography, and screen printing

Featured Artist is Joy McLeod . Featured Potters Jenny Crozier & Daad Ruelle


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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.