Christchurch Arts Guild
The Christchurch Arts Guild (CAG) is a club for artists in & around the Christchurch area of Dorset whose members have a diversity of interest and experience and who value the chance to further their knowledge & also exhibit together.
(Pictures below from Guild members)
After joining the guild as an ‘Associate Member’ you will have the opportunity to become a ‘Full Member’ by submitting your work and have it accepted by the Committee (reviews of associate members’ work is held annually). It is then at the discretion of the Committee to invite new artists to become full members. The benefit of becoming a Full Member is that you become entitled to submit work for the Red House Museum
The Guild provides regular monthly meetings where various activities take place such as Critiques, Artist demonstrations, Life Classes and Workshops.
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at All Saints Church Hall, Mudeford. (Opposite the Christchurch Harbour Hotel) from 7pm until 9pm.
Visitors and new members are most welcome.
Visitors £4 Students £1
Annual subscription £25 per annum (Students £15)
Jan 9th Sharon Hurst. Winter trees and using your sketchbook.
Feb 13th AGM
Mar 13th Wendy Jelbert. A masterclass in watercolour reflections.
April 10th Tony Parson. Seascape in oils.
May 8th Linda Patterson. A critique prior to our Annual Exhibition.
June 12th Victoria Manser. Coloured pencils.
July 10th Mark Buck. Watercolour showing distance and reflections in Mark’s flamboyant style.
Aug 14th Plein air painting at Mudeford Quay (weather permitting) or alternatively in All Saints Hall.
Sep 11th Linda Patterson. An illustrated talk on the “Age of Impressionism”.
Oct 9th Peter French. Architectural painting in watercolour.
Nov 13th Dee Cowell working in pastels.
Dec 11th Short demos in different media and techniques by our members.
Saturday 15th June – Saturday 13th July.
April 8th Debbie Hide. Architectural Portraits in Acrylics and pencils.
June 3rd Jamie Boots Graphite work- animals.
Sep 2nd Helen Talbot Acrylic- Landscape patterns, reflections and woodland trees.
Workshops are held at The Beaufort Community Centre, BH6 5LB. 10am – 4pm.
Contact: Chris McMahon 01425 270904
Members £30, non members £32
Jan 8th Shaun Byatt MBE. Fresh and vibrant acrylics.
Feb 12th AGM and Social evening.
Sammy Miller Motor Museum. Bashley. New Milton
Wednesday 14th – Monday 28th May
May……..Sammy Miller Motor Museum. Bashley. New Milton
14th Oct to 11th Nov:….. RED HOUSE MUSEUM, CHRISTCHURCH
Kings Pavilion: May 8 – 11. – Bridge Street. Christchurch.
Sammy Miller Motor Museum: May 21 – June 5 – Bashley. New Milton
Red House Museum: June 11 – July 16 – Quay Road. Christchurch