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Hello and a very warm welcome to our website!

Is this your first or a repeat vsit? 

Do you share our interest in the visual arts?  

Are you already an Exmouth Art Group member or perhaps considering joining us? 

Then we very much hope you find here the information you need and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact:

CATHERINE AGER at secretary@exmouthartgroup.org.uk for details of activities and events or

HILARY FERNS at membership.exmouthartgroup@gmail.com to apply to become a member

Both will be very happy to help.  

SO WHO ARE WE?   

STARTING IN 1946 with seven artists, 2019 sees us with 200+ active members working in a variety of media and disciplines, using traditional and contemporary styles, some trained professionals, some self-taught, ages ranging across the full spectrum. 

All with one thing in common - a passion for art.  

You can view examples of members work by clicking on MEMBERS' GALLERY

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Wonderful to be able to announce that we have been selected winners in the ROYAL ALBERT MEMORIAL MUSEUM 2019 LOCAL ART SHOW COMPETITION and members  are delighted to have been given this opportunity to exhibit in such a prestigious Gallery. 

The Exhibition and Sale of Work is now open to the public at RAMM and continues until 30th June 2019.  Admission is free and cards and prints by some of the artists are available in the Museum shop.  Although the entries are all inspired by the set competition theme of 'Migration' the show is a wonderfully diverse and eclectic mix of artwork at its best. 

Our thanks go to Devon Live, RAMM and the public for supporting this wonderful initiative.

WHAT DO WE OFFER? 

Members are encouraged and inspired in a variety of ways to get creative.  We have two exhibitions annually - participating in the Exmouth Festival during the May Bank Holiday week and holding our major Autumn show at the stunning Ocean venue on Exmouth seafront. 

We meet regularly for demonstrations, talks by guest speakers, competitions and weekly for practice sessions and workshops.


WHEN AND WHERE DO WE MEET?

1st & 3rd Tuesday evening of most months 7pm-9pm for demonstrations, competitions, talks.

Most Thursdays weekly 9:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-4pm for practice sessions and workshops.

Meetings are held at the Sea Cadets Hall on Camperdown Terrace adjacent to the Exe Estuary making it a perfect location for some plein air working and workshops usually at the Manor Hotel.

WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES DO WE ENJOY?

Our Patrons Nigel and Heleen Lyndsay-Fynn host a Summer Reception in the grounds of their glorious home Lee Ford.

We celebrate the festive season with a Christmas Party at the Manor Hotel.

We organise trips to art events such as the RWA Open Exhibition in Bristol. 

We have established links in the community working with for example local schools, Exmouth Rotary Kite Festival and Exmouth in Bloom and starting this month we will be offering art sessions at the Infusion Cafe.  

Find full details of our activities on our WHAT WE OFFER PAGE

KEEPING UP TO DATE

We keep members up to date on Group activities and members' own individual events through frequent communications - announcements at meetings, a newsletter, regular emails and through our EVENTS PAGE 

Our lively Facebook page gives a wonderful, constant overview of members coming together to practice and share skills and we continue to develop and progress embracing new technology including Digital Art. 

TO SUM UP

So if you are someone looking for a lively, hospitable group with a passion for the visual arts, we think you have come to the right place.  But do not just take our word for it - come along to one of our meetings as our guest and find out for yourself.