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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23rd of August 2016 11:21 AM
Last chance to sign up!
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19th of August 2016 09:06 AM
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18th of August 2016 11:18 AM
Join Dawn Hardwood Jones on August 24th and 25th for a workshop on Portrait Painting and Finding the Character Within. Find where the sparkle lies and learn how to bring your 2D painting alive! Register now!
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17th of August 2016 03:22 PM
Get your tickets now!
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12th of August 2016 01:17 PM
DRAW WHAT YOU SEE! With Cherie McLeod on August 17 & 18, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is a drawing class for beginners, all materials supplied. Limited space available so call or email us today!
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9th of August 2016 12:22 PM
Join us for an Intro to the Art of Lost Wax Casting with Allyson Simmie. August 15&16 9:30am - 12:30pm. Make your own jewelry and/or small scale sculpture! Register today!
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5th of August 2016 10:51 AM
Our Abstractions exhibition is open today and tomorrow from 10-4! Come check it out!
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4th of August 2016 09:39 AM
Come on down and make some art!
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4th of August 2016 08:27 AM
Oh what a night!!!!
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3rd of August 2016 10:37 AM
Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our Summer Party last night! The 'Abstractions' Exhibition is now open free to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!
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2nd of August 2016 08:33 AM
THIS will be fun!!! Not too late to get a ticket...or two!!!
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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

Workshops & Classes

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  • 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...