Abstract Art Workshop

Painting, drawing and mixed media workshop
explores the past 100 years of avant-garde art.

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The Painterly Approach

Explore the still life or image
as a point of departure in this workshop
with Georganna Lenssen.

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Archaeology Dig for Kids

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for our popular
Archaeology Kids Camp!

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Chester Springs Studio

Chester Springs Studio is a vibrant arts center at Historic Yellow Springs.  Founded in 1978, the Studio has grown in reputation in the visual arts.

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The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs

The Washington, a colonial inn and tavern built c.1750, is now a venue with a 2000 square-foot main room, easily hosting 150 seated guests with room for dancing.

Experience Elegance

Your donations support our historic village and educational programs dedicated to the arts, history and nature. Every dollar counts. Every gift matters. Help to preserve over 300 years of local history, rich artistic heritage and inspiring natural beauty.

Create, discover and develop your skills in the fine arts, including painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and ceramics in the peaceful and scenic village of Historic Yellow Springs. Classes are offered for all ages and skill levels.

Learn about and participate in Historic Yellow Springs events, programs and exhibits. Highlights include the Yellow Springs Art Show, Town Tours and Village Walks, Jazz at the Springs and HYS Holiday Stroll.

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 have plenty of room for dancing. Find out more about its history, beauty and 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. Summer of Hamilton Exhibition

    August 7 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Kids Summer Camp: Archaeology Dig for Kids!

    August 19 - August 23
  3. Private Event: 8/24/2019

    August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Private Event: 9/1/19

    September 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    September 2