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Register now for Summer classes and workshops!

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Preservation Skills Workshop: Cedar Shingle Roof

Learn how to replace a historic cedar shingle roof in this new HYS workshop series.

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Register now for Kids Half-Day Summer Camps!

Register now for Kids Half-Day Summer Camps. Four weeks of Art/Clay Camps and a Kids Archaeology Dig!

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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.

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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. Spring Semester: Fine Arts: May 21 – June 22

    May 21 @ 9:30 am - June 22 @ 9:30 pm
  2. Kids Camp: Under the Sea: June 25 – 29

    June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 29 @ 12:30 pm
  3. Summer Semester: Classes & Workshops: June 25 – August 18

    June 25 @ 9:30 am - August 18 @ 9:30 pm
  4. Kids Camp: Nature’s Wonders: July 9 – 13

    July 9 @ 9:00 am - July 13 @ 12:30 pm
  5. Kids Camp: Amazing Animals! July 16 – 20

    July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 12:30 pm