The Gallery is open to visitors wearing masks.

The Garden Cafe will reopen on 1st September


Until 4 October  – Natural Environment and Fabulous Fakes

Natural Environment – Artist’s interpretation of all the beauties in nature.

Fabulous Fakes – following the Old Masters. While viewing the exhibition will you be able to spot the difference in the amazing art work following the likes of Monet, Botticelli, da Vinci and more.

Featured Artist Jenny Crozier. Featured Potter Rhaine Clayton

Spring Affair Saturday 10th September

We have a great day planned for our Spring Affair on Saturday 10 September. Almost all our groups are offering something for visitors: demonstrations, activities, extra items and bargains for sale.

To view photos of current exhibition click here

5 October – 15 November Minimalist and Life Drawing

Step away from reality and create abstract expressions. Minimalism include the repetition of simple geometric forms, like lines or squares.

Life Drawing. A life drawing  our artists draw human figures, by observing a live model.

Featured Artist Libby Booth. Featured Potter Gill Ward

15 November – 27 December Sea Art and Christmas Display

Explore the artistic wonder in our marine parks, ocean and bay waters.

Christmas Display features handcrafted goods perfect stocking fillers. The Christmas Raffle will be bigger and better than before.

Featured Artist Mike Verran. Featured Potter Jenny Crozier

What’s On Display

Exhibition Calendar 2022-23

Raffle Rules Raffle Rules


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September 2022 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.