Touring the Tett Centre

Three weeks ago, the city’s vision to establish an arts hub was finally realized when the doors of the newly renovated Tett Centre finally opened to the public.  Home to eight vibrant arts organizations, including the Kingston Arts Council, the Tett Centre was designed to be flexible, functional and architecturally dramatic.  The historic structure’s limestone walls have been retained and are exposed throughout, while some of the building’s original concrete floors and windows were also preserved.  The Tett Centre’s most unique feature is the iconic Malting Tower, which was recreated from scratch. It serves as a unique performance space with one of the best views of the city’s waterfront.

If you haven’t had a chance to tour the Tett Centre and take in all the energy and awesomeness it contains, hit play on the video above and check out our photos below from the Grand Opening.  Hopefully the sights and sounds from the early days of our collaborative arts hub will inspire you to wander over and tour the Tett Centre in-person.

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Harvey Kirkpatrick

Harvey Kirkpatrick is Kingstonist's Co-Founder. His features curiously explore urban planning, what if scenarios, the local food scene and notable Kingstonians. Loves playing tourist and listening to rap music. Learn more about Harvey...

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