The Gallery is open to visitors wearing masks.

The Garden Cafe will be closed for Winter and reopens on 1st September


Until 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 Diane Baillie. Featured Potter John Sherwin

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24 August – 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 Potters Margaret Levi and  Rhaine Clayton

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 Jenny Crozier. Featured Potter Gill Ward

What’s On Display

Exhibition Calendar 2022-23

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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.