The Georgian Bay Centre for the Arts is an educational makers space offering classes in pottery, jewellery, printmaking, stained glass, and numerous other mediums. Located next door to the Artists’ Co-op in historic downtown Owen Sound, the Centre is steadily growing, offering classes and Open Studios as well as acquiring new equipment regularly.

GB Arts is a main street Creative Hub. A variety of users, professional and amateur, have access to this creative space and its specialized tools and equipment, encouraging collaboration and skills development. The emphasis is on printmaking, pottery, jewellery, and stained glass with a swing space/classroom to explore other disciplines, including textiles, painting, drawing, encaustic, and alternative mediums. The beautifully renovated 6,500 square foot space complements the expanding arts culture in Owen Sound.

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STUDIO SPACES

Metal STUDIO

A fully equipped studio with ten jewellery benches, four soldering stations, and a buffing and raising room. ​

CLAY STUDIO

A ten-wheel throwing studio with separate handbuilding, glaze, and kiln areas with all associated equipment. ​

PRINTMAKING STUDIO

An extensive collection of letter, etching, and book presses located in our light-filled storefront studio. ​

COLD GLASS STUDIO

A dedicated, fully equipped cold glass studio with an extensive array of tools and glass supplies available. ​

SWING SPACE

A large open area surrounded by countertop workbenches. Available for painting and non-equipment focused classes.

In addition to offering classes in the swing space, GB arts can host fundraisers, movie nights, quilting bees, dances, bingo games, lectures, events, meetings, and any number of other alternative events.

Please contact us for details.