The Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning is proud to be partnering with Tamara Bolger from Farm Girl’s Brunch & Bakery for a series of multi-course Charity Pop Up Dinners. A portion of proceeds will go towards Camp Erin, a fully funded Bereavement Camp helping children cope with the loss of a parent or loved one; and Kids Creativity Club, a Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning community program for children and their families and caregivers to experience the arts together.

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Culture Days 2018 | September 28, 29, 30  

Millions of Canadians engage in thousands of free activities and performances hosted by artists, cultural organizations, and municipalities in communities across Canada. From Nunavut to New Brunswick, and from British Columbia to Baffin Island – and all points in between – we share all the inspiration, artistry, creativity and expression that reflects the mosaic of Canadian culture.


The Tett Presents: PA DAYS | September 28th | Relief Printingmaking with Jillian Glatt & Up-cycled Sculpture Art with Heather Kushum Sheedy 

The Tett Center for Creativity & Learning is proud to offer a meaningful and interactive artistic experience that fosters creativity, helps develop new skills, and inspires students to express themselves. During this dynamic multi-media arts program, students will have the opportunity to work alongside local artists and performers, enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Tett Centre, and explore two unique creative disciplines each day. Participants can expect: a positive and encouraging environment, a day full of immersive and collaborative art-making, with access to a variety of materials and artistic resources!




The Art of Cartooning with Christina MacLachlan

Do you love reading comic books? Have you always wanted to create your own cartoon? Take things to the next level and dive into the art of cartooning and illustration with artist Christina MacLachlan. Learn to use a variety of lines, shapes, patterns and colours to produce unique visual narratives. Manipulate facial features by contorting eyes, noses, or mouths to create whimsical and expressive cartoon characters. Consider unique costuming and creative backgrounds, and watch as your story comes to life! Learn more here:


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. 


The Begin Again Group, or B.A.G. Project, supports refugee women to begin new lives in Canada. The group makes eco-friendly, vegan purses and designer bags out of recycled rubber. Each bag purchased supports newcomer women and their families. Visit the B.A.G. Project at the Tett Centre on Friday afternoons between 12:30pm and 4:30pm.


We are currently booking for 2018 + 2019, 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?

Making Our Marks II

Friday, September 21, 2018 through Friday, October 5, 2018

Making Our Marks II

Sep 22 - Oct 5

You and Me Art Exploration

September 11th, September 18th, September 25th, October 2nd, October 9th, October 16th, October 23rd, October 30th

Life Drawing with Tim Rosillo - Session 1

Thursdays September 13th - October 11th 7-9pm

Culture Days at the Tett

September 28th, 29th, 30th

Culture Days 2018

Sunday, September 30th 12-4pm

Charcuterie Boards with Nick Allinson

6pm-9pm | September 11, October 10, November 14, December 11, January 14, February 13, March 14, April 16, May 15, June 13

Botanical Printing Workshop

October 6, 2018 1:30-4:30pm

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.