Aerial view of the Tett Centre

Applications are now being accepted for two of our Creativity Studios. Deadline March 7th. 


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.

woman drawing a model

We are offering two session of Life Drawing with Tim Rosillo this winter. Starting Thursday, January 11th, at 7pm-9pm, in the Activity Room, #108 on the first floor. Session one runs January 11- Feb 8 and the second is Feb 15-Mar 15. Drop-ins are welcome. Suitable to all levels of artistic experience and materials are provided. Expect an interactive and dynamic group experience with new exercises each week. $25/drop-in, or $100/5 sessions.


We are currently booking for 2018, contact us now!

Aerial view of Lake Ontario and Tett Malting Tower

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Tett Centre Site History

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.

Where is The Tett?

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Location details for The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning in Kingston.


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What's happening at The Tett?

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

Kids Improv Class

Improv Kingston logo
Saturday mornings 10am-12pm. January 13th to March 3rd

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.