Register now for 2018 Winter Classes!

Pottery, art, drawing, painting, mixed media, animation, and sculpture classes beginning the week of January 8th.

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Give the Gift of Creativity...

…with a gift certificate from HYS that may be applied to the class of their choice.

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Support HYS

We’re super excited to let you know that we’re part of an amazing campaign called the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge, a friendly fundraising competition where organizations compete to raise the most money for their cause throughout the holiday season.

Help us win the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge and get $150k for HYS!!

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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.

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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.

Experience Elegance

CLASS UPDATES FOR Wed., Jan.17: Morning class, Contemporary Still Life Painting with Claire Haik, is rescheduled to Wednesday, March 7.
Afternoon Classes will run on normal schedule. These classes include:

  • Contemporary Painting Techniques, Haik: Wed., 1–4pm
  • Drawing & Painting: Evening, Candeloro: Wed., 7–9pm
  • KIDS 9-12YRS: Fun & Functional, Greet: Wed., 4:30–6pm
  • The Potters Wheel, Bankert: Wed., 6:30–9:30pm

Donate

Your donation supports our historic village and our education programs dedicated to the arts, history and nature. Every dollar counts. Every gift matters. Click here to donate 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