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

Spontaneous Plein Air Workshop

Explore a loose and contemporary approach to Plein Air Painting. Workshop with Georganna Lenssenwill cover practical tips for outdoor painting, formal qualities to consider (composition, paint quality, etc.), in a fun and supportive environment.

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We are now accepting applications for our 2015 Chester Springs Studio Fine Arts and Crafts Show. This is a juried show featuring original work in Ceramics, Glass, Wood, Paper, Fiber Arts, Photography, Jewelry and more displayed in a gallery setting.

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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:

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Upcoming Events

  1. Fall Classes Begin

    September 14
  2. Bridal Fair

    September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Plein Air Watercolor: Working in Nature’s Studio

    October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 4 @ 3:00 pm
  4. HYS Annual Meeting

    October 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  5. Fine Arts & Craft Show

    November 13 @ 10:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm