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4th Dec – 14th Jan “Summer Holidays” as well as “Christmas Display” and Small Art from 27th Dec

Fun at the beach, swimming, walking and sailing, these paintings reflect the relaxed Australian way of life and emphasize the colours surrounding us daily. Come in and browse you may fall in love with what you see and want to take it home!

Our Christmas display has exciting handmade items to bring the Christmas Spirit into your home. Locally made presents are extra special gifts The much sought after raffle being drawn on 20th December tickets available from the Arts Centre.

From 27th December – How small can you go, these paintings framed or on canvas will be an extra challenge to our Artists.  To view photos click here

Feature Potter – Jenny Crozier.

15 Jan – 25 Feb “Under and Over the Ocean” as well as “Australian Flora & Fauna”

Vibrant colourful paintings of what we see above and below the ocean including the beautiful underwater world and the fun to be had above.

A celebration of our Australian birds, animals and wild flowers.

Feature Artists 15 Jan – 4 Feb – Helga Merchant. 5 – 25 Feb Christine Leaming. Feature Potters – Riko Eguchi and 21 Jan – Raelene Bates

26 Feb -24 Mar Australian Flora & Fauna

Australian Flora & Fauna exhibition to be expanded into main gallery as well as those in the Annex.

Feature Artists  26 Feb – 24 Mar Norman Littlefair. Feature Potter Theresa Kutcha.

26 Mar – 5 May Quilt Show

26 March Official Opening & morning tea in Manoora room. The entire Building will be filled with the magnificent quilts that have been created over the last two years you will find displays in Main Gallery, Annex, Hall, Spinners & Weavers/Fusion, & Westralia Rooms for the first 10 days of the Quilt Show. The remainder of the Show will take place in the main Gallery only.



Whats On Display

Exhibition Calendar 2020

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November 2019

Latest Newsletter

December 2019

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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 and Sundays from 10.00am to 2.30pm. Homemade light lunches.