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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

2017 Winter Classes & Workshops

Classes and workshops include pottery, painting, drawing, mixed media, animation, sculpture and more. Check out our courses for adults, teens and kids.

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Holiday Stroll

December 9th from 5:30-9

Stroll throughout the Village of Yellow Springs and meet Santa!

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Workshop with Georganna Lenssen, January 21-22

Register now for the Oil Painting Workshop with Georganna Lenssen.

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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  

Upcoming Events

  1. Holiday Stroll

    December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. SALT PA: Christmas Spectacular

    December 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Emenee Marketing ‘n’ Events: Holiday Extravaganza

    December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Fall Classes End

    December 11
  5. SALT PA: Christmas Spectacular

    December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm