Chester Art Center Summer Party

Welcome to the Chester Art Centre

deck chairsThe Chester Art Centre was founded in April 2007 by artists and art lovers with a desire to bring art to the community. The Centre is located in the picturesque seaside village of Chester, Nova Scotia.

The Centre offers a varied and experiential range of classes and workshops for children and adults in a classic Chester cottage, which features a main floor exhibition/classroom space and a back yard that is terrific for picnics.

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27th of July 2016 08:22 PM
A few days away!!!!
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23rd of July 2016 09:44 AM
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20th of July 2016 06:26 PM
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19th of July 2016 01:23 PM
You're invited to a great party!
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19th of July 2016 11:34 AM
There are still 3 spots available in Melissa Marr's Kids camp - Junk Mountain Art Hive for ages 8-12. The camp is from July 25th to 29th, 1:30 to 4:30. Call now!
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18th of July 2016 07:54 AM
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15th of July 2016 05:51 PM
We had such a blast this last week with Bethany Roirden-Butterworth at our kids camps!
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12th of July 2016 04:57 PM
Interested in porcupine quill embroidery? Come and take a class with Sheila Porter on July 22nd! Call now to get your spot!
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9th of July 2016 08:11 AM
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8th of July 2016 08:58 PM
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8th of July 2016 04:04 PM
Amazing artwork created in the past 2 days in Susan Paterson's Watercolour Still Life Painting workshop!
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7th of July 2016 09:24 AM
Look at all the activity yesterday. Great turn out and everyone enjoying themselves!
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6th of July 2016 03:02 PM
The Way to Your Best Painting with Heather Sayeau took place yesterday and today! Beautiful paintings were created!
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Workshops & Classes

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  • Kids Art Camp!

    09:00 AM, Monday, July 25th, 2016 - 04:30 PM, Friday, July 29th, 2016

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    Kid’s Summer Camps are back! Sign up now for the week of July 25th to 29th which will be headed up by Melissa Marr. We will also be having Marla Benton back for the week of August 8th to the 12th. Morning classes, ages 5 -7 are from 9:00 am - noo...

  • Kids Art Camp!

    09:00 AM, Monday, August 8th, 2016 - 04:30 PM, Friday, August 12th, 2016

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    Kid’s Summer Camps are back! Our last installment of the kids art camps welcomes back Marla Benton for the week of August 8th to the 12th. The morning classes, ages 5 -7 are from 9:00 am - noon and afternoon camps, ages 8-12 are from 1:30 pm to 4:3...

  • Intro to the Art of Lost Wax Casting

    09:30 AM, Monday, August 15th, 2016 - 12:30 PM, Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

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    Goldsmith and metalwork artist Allyson Simmie will introduce you to the basic principals of the lost wax casting technique. Over the course of three classes you will be carving in jewellers wax your own unique creation (ring, pendant, earrings or sm...

  • Draw What You See!

    01:00 PM, Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 - 04:00 PM, Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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    Draw What You See! with instructor Cherie MacLeod. This is a two day drawing class for beginners. You will explore methods of drawings through a series of non-intimidating challengs designed to open you up to observing and drawing what you see. T...

  • Finding the Character Within with Dawn Harwood-Jones

    10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 - 04:00 PM, Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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    This is a two day class on portrait painting with Dawn Harwood-Jones. This class will cover three basics of portrait painting - understanding skin colour, where the sparkle lies and how to bring your two-dimensional paintings alive. Dawn Harwood-Jo...