The Board of Directors of the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning has heard the concerns expressed by the owners of the Juniper Café, as well as the Tett Centre staff and members of the Kingston community, about the future of the Juniper Café at the Tett.

Our Board met today with City staff regarding the Juniper Café, and made significant progress.

The Board has now directed City staff to facilitate a solution, a solution which is outlined in a report to Council available online at:


We ask that comments and questions about the process be respectful of all involved and directed to



Spend your Family Day at the Tett Centre! The Tett Centre is hosting a special Open House on Monday, February 18th, 2019. Enjoy a variety of family-friendly, hands-on, interactive art experiences, music, and performances for all ages. Activities are by donation and some require pre-registration. Full schedule is coming soon. 


Pa days at the Tett! Join site-specific theatre artist Mariah Horner and make a play in a weird place in the Tett! Enjoy theatre games to get you on your feet and out of your shell, students will write, direct, and star in their own short play in closets, corners, and hallways of the Tett Centre.

Jelly fish, corals, whales, fish, oh my! Dive in and explore under the sea. Enjoy a thematic afternoon of under the sea inspired children's authors and art projects with Christina Maclachlan. Plus, create animated ocean inspired moving pictures!


Join artist Gaetanne Lavoie at the Tett Centre for a comprehensive 3 hour workshop that will cover the basic necessities to begin your journey toward becoming a self-sufficient professional full-time artist! Become your own boss and begin to dictate how the market receives your work. Rather than the market dictating what you create, create what you want and learn how to market, sell and finance your art. Register today:


Join Arabic author, activist, editor and visual artist, Jamal Saeed for a thoughtful and insightful cultural community experience. Over the course of three evenings, dive into the rich history and contemporary landscape of Arabic language, writing, music, and arts. Develop a deeper understanding of Arabic culture, and foster new relationships within the Kingston community.


Our ongoing Tett Survey is a wonderful chance to provide us with valuable feedback and share your experience at the Tett Centre. Thank you for your time! Please find the survey here:


Calling all creatives! Join us at the Tett Centre for Creativity + Learning for an evening of creativity, conversation and community. Tett Tuesdays is an opportunity to carve out time for monthly artmaking, while working alongside, and getting to know aspiring, emerging, and professional artists and artisans in the Kingston community. We invite participants to bring their own chosen project and art materials and enjoy a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Join our next events today! 


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Kids Creativity Club is a Saturday morning drop-in art program at the Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning. It is an opportunity for children and their families to experience the arts together. Each week participants can enjoy a variety of hands-on, creative arts activities with local artists and volunteers. Come and explore, create, and be inspired at the Tett!


Learn more about our resident artists in the Tett Creativity Studios! Located on the 2nd Floor, Room 214. 


We are currently booking for 2019 and 2020, contact us today! 


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The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning operates a heritage building on Lake Ontario's waterfront. It originally formed part of the Morton Brewery and Distillery Company, which was built in the mid-19th century.

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What's happening at The Tett?

Emebet Belete: Twofold

Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 5pm

Peter Morin: Tahltan

Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 5pm

Free Professional Development for Artists - Bilingual Workshop

Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM

Tett Tuesday Open Studio - January 22nd

Tuesday, January 22nd 6-8pm

Oil Painting Workshop: Forest Scene with Michelle Reid

Thursday, 24 January 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Kids Creativity Club

September 2018 - May 2019

Children’s Liquid Glass: A Pouring Medium Workshop

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM

Sunday Afternoon Life Drawing in the Malting Tower

Sunday, 27 January 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About The Tett

The Tett Centre For Creativity and Learning is an independenly operated Not for Profit, charitable organization. We are a welcoming destination in a city-owned heritage building where artists, arts organizations, and the community can come together to explore, create, and be inspired.

Support The Tett

Donations to The Tett assist in the promotion of Kingston’s arts and culture education, and play an important role in helping us to improve access to a wide range of arts experiences to enrich our community.

Rent The Space

From the Rehearsal Hall, the Tett Gallery and Activity Room, or the Malting Tower banquet room that seats 100 people in a gorgeous setting, the Tett Centre is an ideal venue to host your event or activity.