A new art exhibition, The Camellia Collection, is now open at Linton Park by prior appointment for groups. Not open to the general public. The collection includes modern Indian paintings, Bonnard, Morisot, Redon and Courbet and some Scandinavian artists. They would be delighted to welcome The Arts Society, so Visits Secretaries should contact Lee Cary, […]
The Arts Society Kent Area have agreed a grant of £500 to help the Guides and Brownies of East Kent Guiding gain their Arts Awards. On Saturday 18 May 2019 Lee Cary, Christine Hughes and Maggie Field visited the summer camp to meet the girls and see their work.
On July 19, The Arts Society Mid Kent are holding the third Elizabeth Hammond Memorial lecture at the Sutton Valence Preparatory School at 7.30pm (not the Primary School) This year they have invited Hilary Kay and Paul Atterbury to tell us more Tales from the Antiques Roadshow using the title “Have you had it Long […]
On 13 June 2019 The Arts Society, Sandwich will be holding a Study Day with Ian Pickford about Royal English Gold and Silver from 10.00 am. Cost £35. For more information contact info@TASS.org.uk. This event has been cancelled due to lack of support.
Fifteen members and friends from The Arts Society, Gravesend, spent an enjoyable few days near Salzburg to take in the scenery and culture. See under Events for further information.
The National AGM was held at Friends House, Euston on 15 May 2019. It was very well attended and we were delighted to see so many friends and colleagues from Kent. An excellent lecture on Art and Architecture: Estranged Bedfellows was given by Richard Whincop.
On 27 September 2018 representatives from Kent societies met at Sevenoaks Library. The Head of Young Arts, Denise Topolski attended and gave a presentation. For a report on matters discussed please click here.
Over the weekend 22/23 September we celebrated Our True Gold at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury. This was a great success and thanks to everyone who took part. For a report and photos please click here.
Members of various Arts Societies in Kent enjoyed a Study Tour to Prague from 10-14 September. For a report and photos click here
On 3 September 2018 our Chief Executive, Florian Schweizer, completed a 12 km run from Walmer Castle to Sandwich Guildhall as part of his series of runs in aid of the Patricia Fund. For further details and photos click here.