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PRIVACY POLICY Following the recent roll out of the General Data Protection Regulations Sherborne Art Club’s...

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IN THE HOTTEST SUMMER IN DECADES OUTSIDE THE DIGBY HALL AND DESPITE A DEFUNCT AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INSIDE plus a...

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ANOTHER OPEN EXHIBITION SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED.

Posted: 3rd August 2018

IN THE HOTTEST SUMMER IN DECADES OUTSIDE THE DIGBY HALL AND DESPITE A DEFUNCT AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INSIDE plus a dishwasher that was well beyond the end of its useful working life and several other...

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Privacy policy

Posted: 28th June 2018

PRIVACY POLICY Following the recent roll out of the General Data Protection Regulations Sherborne Art Club’s privacy policy is set out below: The personal data members and non-members provide ...

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SAC Open Exhibition 2018

Posted: 14th July 2018

SAC OpEx 2018 The energy and excitement of another frenetic handing-in day is over for this year. Phew! Next day the focus shifted to mounting the SAC’s OpEx 2018 in time for its opening on ...

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EDWARD BAWDEN

Posted: 18th June 2018

I RECEIVED a greetings card the other day. The illustration on the front was a delightful print by Andrew Pavitt a contemporary printmaker. This set me thinking about printmaking in general then by p...

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PADDOCK PARK PROJECT and FRIEDA KAHLO EXHIBITION at THE V&A

Posted: 4th June 2018

FIRST, news from the Paddock Park Project where Emma Morris has been appointed as Director. Emma Morris has been the Executive Director of the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne. For more information go...

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THE LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Posted: 6th April 2018

THE LOUVRE ABU DHABI DURING my short trip to Abu Dhabi a visit to the recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi(LAD) featured high on my to do list. I went by taxi(surprisingly inexpensive) from Abu Dhabi ...

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SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE - ABU DHABI

Posted: 29th March 2018

I AM RECENTLY RETURNED from Abu Dhabi and already missing its people, sunshine, light, cooling breezes and its daytime temperatures of around 26°C. While there I visited into alia the Sheikh Zaye...

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MARY CASSATT

Posted: 11th March 2018

MARY CASSATT I have been absent (you may have noticed) from posting on FB and on the SAC website these past few weeks. I am now returned to my keyboard and focusing on this occasion on Mary Cassatt. ...

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CIVILISATIONS

Posted: 11th February 2018

CIVILISATION REMEMBER KENNETH CLARK’S BBC SERIES ENTITLED CIVILISATION? Probably not. It was almost half a century ago after all. Okay, so have you heard about the new series ‘Civilisati...

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'FADING BEAUTY'

Posted: 15th January 2018

FEW PEOPLE outside the botanical painting community will have heard of Vivienne Rew. But as the winner of Jackson’s ‘Plant Life Botanical Illustration’ competition in November last y...

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THE TURNER PRIZE 2017

Posted: 3rd December 2017

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR. The Turner Prize is with us again and this year the shortlised four artists have their work being exhibited at the Ferens Gallery in Hull - designated the City of Culture. ...

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PAINTING IN MONOCHROME

Posted: 22nd November 2017

“DREAM IN COLOUR; THINK (OR BELIEVE) IN BLACK AND WHITE” may have been uttered by Jonathan T.K. Bissell. Or equally by somebody else. These words, however, sprang to mind when reading re...

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NEW GALLERY FOR ABU DHABI

Posted: 12th November 2017

AN EXPLOSIVE LAUNCH FOR THE LOUVRE DES SABLES Or the Louvre Abu Dhabi as this new Louvre Paris franchise art gallery/museum is officially known. You could be forgiven for not noticing. ...

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ONLINE ART SALES - AMADEO MODIGLIANI - PAUL CÉZANNE

Posted: 30th October 2017

Are the Web and social media "democratising" art? Are galleries and exhibitions going to be consigned to history? Well, perhaps not just yet. But according to one report online sales of art ...

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FRENCH IMPRESSIONISM RETURNS

Posted: 18th October 2017

IMPRESSIONISM IS BACK. Well, it will be at Tate Britain from 2nd November in a new exhibition entitled 'Impressionists in London: French artists in exile (1870-1904). For more information click th...

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TATE ST. IVES - NEW EXTENSION

Posted: 12th October 2017

Been to Tate St. Ives several times. Many others will have visited there too. But now there will be even more incentive to go. "Buried treasure" figuratively speaking. Actually these are the...

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Vellum supports anti-forgery activity

Posted: 2nd October 2017

NOTED IN THE MEDIA this week. Good news for anyone painting on vellum. Your work is safe from forgery. Each piece of vellum contains its own unique DNA coding. For more on this click the link: http:/...

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ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR?

Posted: 21st September 2017

AN INTERESTING ETHICAL DILEMMA is raised in 'Making a Mark' - artist Katherine Tyrrell's blogspot. The question posed is: is it ethical to accept prizemoney awarded in an art competition...

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FORTHCOMING DEGAS EXHIBITIONS

Posted: 12th September 2017

WELL, YOU WAIT AROUND and then two come along at once. Exhibitions - not buses this time though. News of two exhibitions featuring works by Edgar Degas(1834-1917) in the media this week. The first at...

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RESULTS FROM OpEX86

Posted: 23rd August 2017

THE STATISTICS ARE SET OUT in the table below:

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INTERIM STATISTICS FOR THE CLUB'S OpEx 86

Posted: 23rd July 2017

SET OUT BELOW are the interim statistics from the Club's 2017 exhibition: Paintings selected and hung 348 Sculptures shown 18 Miniatures exhibited ...

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'SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT FRAMING'.

Posted: 6th June 2017

GLASGOW'S GoMA (Gallery of Modern Art) attracted some media attention just recently for a display - or should that be non-display? - by Dutch artist Marlie Mul entitled 'This exhibition has be...

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Gallery

Posted: 25th June 2015

We have a growing selection of pictures on our Artists Members' Gallery, so do have a look at them. If you have not already done so, why not try downloading your pictures and creating your own Gal...

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All Membership subscriptions

Posted: 6th March 2015

Membership Subscriptions now run for a year from renewal or signing up. Please sign up or log in with your password, and you will find a 'renew' link under your email address on the dashboa...

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Our Volunteers

Posted: 7th February 2015

We owe a huge debt of thanks to our wonderful team of Volunteers, who willingly help each year with a myriad of tasks on Hand In day and the following ten days.....from polishing picture glass, tuckin...

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