Sherborne Art Club

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Days until our 87th Annual Open Exhibition!

Become a member and submit your application to exhibit at our event.

Sherborne Art Club

About the Exhibition

Founded in 1931, Sherborne Art Club's Open Art Exhibition, held annually in July, has flourished and grown to become one of the West Country’s largest and most popular Open Art Exhibitions.

The Club’s main purpose is to encourage and promote West Country artists.

See Open Art Exhibition and News pages for details of this year's Exhibition.

350 West Country artists - both members and non-members - regularly enter their work.

Our family friendly Exhibitions are attended by many Summer visitors, who enjoy taking part in the Viewers' Choice Prize Competition (£100). See Prize Winners page for details of all five prizes.

Over 400 Exhibits at our Annual Open Exhibition are for sale and the entrance is free. There is good Disabled Access and Pay and Display Parking beside the Hall.

You can view a selection of our Artists here and can join Sherborne Art Club by signing up.

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Only 31 days until our 87th exhibition!

Our Committee

Our Volunteers

Our volunteers are indispensable and we welcome offers of help. We need people to do all kinds of tasks, such as taking in work, hanging pictures and checking picture frames, making tea, sorting unsold work and checking lists. These take place on handing in day, on the three following days and on handing back day. We have a lot of fun too, so please do consider joining us.

Our Stewards

Our stewards help by welcoming visitors and selling catalogues, and sometimes pictures, and generally curating the exhibition. Again, we would be glad of any help here.

Prize Winners: 2017

The Slade Centre Prize

Jeannie Cooksley-kar

Prize Winner



Best Oil Prize

John Walker

Prize Winner


Viewer's Choice Prize

Ivan Rose

Prize Winner


Best Mixed Media Prize

Pamela Allsop Allsop

Prize Winner


Chairman's Choice Prize

Hilary Turnbull

Prize Winner