Calling all photographers! We’re excited to launch a new photography contest and Instagram challenge at the Tett Centre for Creativity Learning! We invite all photographers and community members to apply their favourite Tett Centre photographs for a chance to win a $50.00 Black Dog Hospitality Group Certificate.

What are we looking for? Get creative! Share new or old images that represent the spirit of the Tett. What does that look like to you? Contest closes May 14th, voting ends May 22nd! Learn more HERE.




This ongoing Survey is a wonderful chance to share your experience at the Tett, and provide valuable feedback! Thank you for your time. 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.


Arts at the Tett! August 13th-August 17th, 2018. Looking for a week of creative fun for your child this summer? The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is the right place for curious young artists!


Kid's Creativity Club at the Tett Centre

The Kids Creativity Club is a Saturday morning drop-in art program, for children ages 4-10 and their parents. For a $2-$5 donation, you can enjoy a variety of hands-on, creative arts activities. New featured artists every month. Come and explore, create and be inspired this year at the Tett Centre. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates. 


Learn more about the Creativity Studios at the Tett! Apply today! 


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 in the Activity Room, Unit 108.


We are currently booking for 2018 + 2019, contact us today! 


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The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is a City of Kingston-owned heritage building on the Lake Ontario 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?

KIngston Potters' Guild Spring Show and Sale

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm

Charcuterie Boards at the Tett

Thursday, April 26 at 6 PM - 8 PM

Begin Again Group

Carolyn Butts and the refugee women of the Begin Again Group
Fridays, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Kids Creativity Club

Saturday Mornings 10am-12pm

Oil Painting for Beginners

Sat, 28 April 2018 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Crafternoons | Art for Epilepsy

1:00 - 4:00 PM / APRIL 9 & 23 MAY 7 & 28 JUNE 4 & 18

Tett Tuesdays Open Studio

Tue, 8 May 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Brush Lettering Mother's Day Class

Sunday, May 13 at 1 PM - 3 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.