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2 April – 22 May “17th Biennial Quilt Exhibition in the Main Gallery and Annex

Creative use of fabric & colour combined, produced this stunning exhibition to stimulate and excite the senses.. Click here to view photos.

23 May – 3 July “A Musical Kaleidoscope of Colour” and in the  Annex “Spinners & Weavers”

Jazz, Blues, Country themes depicted through Artistic impressions will feature in the main Gallery. Complemented by Spinners &  Weavers allowing you to  Wrap yourself in warmth this winter with these hand-made natural fiber items.

4 July – 14 August “Marine & Industrial Art” and in the  Annex “Nature of the Bay”

Maritime painting is a genre that depicts all things Maritime, Seafaring and related industries. in the main Gallery. In the Annex each work will capture the character, the freshness and freedom that wildlife enjoys in its natural environment. The Knitting group are our Feature Artists from Jul 4 -Jul 24 followed by Bev McKinnon-Mathews Jul 25-Aug 14.


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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.