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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. Feature Potter for July – Joel Murphy Click here to view photos.

15 August – 25 September “Our Sun-burnt Land” and in the  Annex “Dancing on the Red Wind”

A challenge to capture the colours of our sunburnt country, displaying vibrant light, wild winds and red soil. In the Annex our members will focus on using the colour red, for people, places and objects, to produce this amazing new body of exciting works. Feature Artists Robyn Killen from Aug 15-Sep 4 followed by Gill Ward Sep 5 Sep 25. Feature Potter Gill Ward

26 September – 8 November “Our Wild World” and in the  Annex “Mosaics”

A stunning display of works to delight the most discerning wildlife art collector, comprising of vibrant, colorful paintings of the Wild life of the world. In the Annex Mosaics where colorful & variegated patterns are produced by combining together small pieces of stone, tile, glass etc – resulting in some wonderful effects transforming everyday items into art. Feature Artists Nada O’Loughlin-Yonge from Sep 26-Oct 16 followed by Iris Clench Oct 17-Nov 6.


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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.