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The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs

Originally built around 1750, this building has served as a colonial inn and tavern when the village of Yellow Springs was a fashionable spa. Today The Washington is ready with over 2000 square feet in the main room, it can easily hold 150 seated guests and still have plenty of room for dancing.
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Chester Springs Studio

The Chester Springs Studio is a vibrant arts center at Historic Yellow Springs.  Founded in 1978 as an offshoot of Historic Yellow Springs, the Studio grew in reputation as a nationally-known home for the visual arts, particularly in the areas of painting and ceramics.

Classes & Workshops

Fall Classes at CSS

Register now for classes in Fine Arts, Sculpture and Ceramics at Chester Springs Studio this fall!

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Bas-Relief Sculpture

Explore the traditional art of bas-relief sculpture as you create a work of art in low to mid-relief.

Workshop Instructor: Jennifer Frudakis-Petry
Date: Saturdays, September 17 & 24, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm each day

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Membership

Your membership supports our historic village and our education programs dedicated to the arts, history and nature. Experience HYS during this historic year as only a member can. Click here to renew your membership or join now!  

Classes & Workshops

The Chester Springs Studio is a vibrant arts center at Historic Yellow Springs.  Founded in 1978 as an offshoot of Historic Yellow Springs, the Studio grew in reputation as a nationally-known home for the visual arts, particularly in the areas of painting and ceramics.

Programs & Events

Education is the heart of Historic Yellow Springs’ mission.  HYS’ programs allow visitors to explore over 300 years of history, a rich artistic heritage, and inspiring natural beauty.  Find out more about our programs, events, and exhibits!

The Washington

The Washington is ready to host your special event. With over 2000 square feet in the main room, it can easily hold 150 seated guests and still have plenty of room for dancing. Find out more about its history, its beauty, and its elegance!
  The mission of Historic Yellow Springs, Inc. is to share, preserve and celebrate the unique living village of Yellow Springs. With the focus on history, art, education and the environment, Historic Yellow Springs enriches the lives of all who come here.  Historic Yellow Springs is also home to Chester Springs Studio, a vibrant arts center that hosts classes, workshops and exhibitions in the visual arts. Historic Yellow Springs, Inc. is supported in part by the following organizations: Print       phmc-logo-a-cymk  

Upcoming Events

  1. HYS Annual Meeting

    October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  2. 10th Annual Empty Bowls Event

    November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Fine Arts & Craft Show

    November 11 - November 13
  4. Fall Classes End

    November 19