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Osprey Arts Centre

Performing Arts Theatre & Lobby Gallery

Record #: TOS0002
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019
Last Full Update: 19 Jul 2017


Located In Shelburne (town of)
Where To Find Us
107 Water St, PO Box 193
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County ; South Shore Region


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Phone 902-875-2359
Contact Mark Riley, Chair - Board of Directors
Volunteer Opportunity We are always in need of and truly appreciate volunteer help at the Osprey, in the following areas: bartending, popcorn & concession sales, raffle ticket sales, greeting, gardening, artist billeting, and out-of-town poster delivery. 
Please contact the Osprey if you are interested in volunteering.

Description & Services

Information The Osprey Arts Centre houses the Osprey Theatre and the Lobby Gallery. Open year round for events, the Osprey is Shelburne's home for the performing arts like live theatre, music and dance. It exhibits visual art and presents popular and classical music, live theatre, summer arts camps for kids and literary readings. The Osprey also hosts events across Shelburne County in schools and other venues and rents its space to community groups and private concerns for public and private functions such as weddings, meetings, conferences and lectures. The Osprey Arts Centre Association is run by a volunteer Board of Directors and a small part-time staff.  
Mission Statement: 
To manage the Osprey Arts Centre as a fiscally sound theatre dedicated to excellence in the arts, and to make it a true community performing arts centre available to and providing programs of artistic merit for everyone in Shelburne County.  
Vision Statement: 
The Osprey Arts Centre vision sees a community where all members, youth, adult and senior, and culturally diverse, have access to high quality performing arts events, both amateur and professional. To be a place where people turn for training in the arts and to be available to all members of the community as a place to perform. The Osprey Arts Centre aims to be a true community arts crossroad so that the people of Shelburne County recognize the value of and appreciate the presence of the performing arts in their community.
Hours Office Hours: 
September-Mid December: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – 4:30 pm 
Mid December-February: office closed (call or email to order tickets) 
March-May: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – 4:30 pm 
June-August: Monday to Friday, 10 -4:30