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Big Red Sale 2021

Paints, Pens, Papers, Pencils, Pastels, Pigments, Sketchbooks, Markers and a whole lot more! What about Pink? Sure!!! Come explore. Make it a date With LOVE   Pssst… here is a little secret.(Don’t tell the Boss Lady) The staff were told to be flexible with the RED products. In other words, as long as the packaging has red on it, it’s on Sale! Wow! That’s hundreds of products! 3 days only! February 12th to 14th

17 Year Anniversary of Kensington Art

On November 17, 2020 we celebrate 17 years of the day I turned that key in the lock to open the door for the first day of business as the new owner of Kensington Art Supply. The store has a long history starting in the mid 1970’s when the it first opened as Barnes Artist Supply. Ruth Barnes bought the building without even seeing the inside. She drove by and knew that was the location .

30 Day Cloud Sketching Project

  Take a gander and try your hand at some cloud sketching, what better way to stay creative than cloud-gazing, a surefire way to exercise your artistic muscle! We’ve got a full 30 days of clouds for you, friends, and family to sketch (though we strongly recommend you just share the link as opposed to going over to their house.) Feel free to upload your photos and tag our social media, but what we .

Notice to Students & Customers: COVID-19

 In light of the continuing concerns about the coronavirus, we wanted to reach out to our students and customers to let you know that we have put procedures in place to help mitigate the spread of the virus. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our priority. We are regularly wiping down all high-touch areas of the store including the door handles, counters, pin pads, washrooms and more. Staff are asked .

3rd Annual Garage Sale

3rd Annual Garage Sale
You asked, we deliver! On July 20th, 2019, join us from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for our 3rd annual Garage Sale! We are no longer accepting vendor applications, as all spots are FULL. If you are interested in booking a table for next year, please contact the store at