Art School Term 1 Commences
Jan
30
Apr 8

Art School Term 1 Commences

Check class details under "Art School" top of page

17 Classes to choose from plus Workshops and 3 sketchclubs

Autumn Exhibition
Mar
10
Apr 2

Autumn Exhibition

Our guest Opener for this exhibition is Bernard Ollis who will judge the Thora Ungar Memorial Award.  Featured painting:  "Time out in the Kimberly" is by Kay McFarlane Smith (detail)

AGM
Mar
28
6:30 pm18:30

AGM

Your chance to have your say, ask some questions and watch how efficiently your art society is run!  (Cheeky image by Susie Devenport)

Sancha & the Blue Gypsies
Apr
1
6:00 pm18:00

Sancha & the Blue Gypsies

Come along to our upstairs studios at 25 Walker Street, North Sydney (Lavender Bay side) and enjoy a pre-dinner drink and the wonderful sounds of gypsy swing.  Prebook for $30 or $35 at the door.  Feel free to bring along a small sketchbook.  Price includes a glass of wine, nibbles, music and chance to win a lucky door prize.  Prebook with Chris ph:  9955 5752

Watercolour Exhibition
Apr
7
May 7

Watercolour Exhibition

Opening night is Friday 7 April, 6 -8pm.  Exhibition continues until 7 May.  This will be an open subject exhibition showcasing the beauty of watercolour painting.  Our guest Opener is Jane Blundell.  "Casting Steel Ingots" is by John Woodland (detail).

Walk on the Wild Side
May
12
Jun 4

Walk on the Wild Side

"Walk on the Wild Side" Opening Night 6pm on 12 May.  Exhibition continues until Sunday, 4 June.  What wild dream do you have for yourself?  Put it in paint!  We share our planet with some marvellous and astonishing creatures.  (Image borrowed from Maurice Sendak's book, Where the Wild Things Are)

Escape Winter
Jun
9
Jul 2

Escape Winter

Escape Winter Exhibition Opening Night Friday 2 June at 6pm.  A cosy fire, a faraway exotic place - What is your escape?

Ballot and Auction
Jul
8
Aug 6

Ballot and Auction

Ballot and Auction:  Viewing commences on Saturday 8 July until Saturday 5 August.  The Ballot will occur on Sunday 6 August.  Please check on this website under Events for more information.

Art Ballot Cocktail Party
Jul
11
6:00 pm18:00

Art Ballot Cocktail Party

An exclusive evening thanking the artists who donate paintings to our Ballot and our wonderful volunteers.  Theme - Venice, Masked Ball


Chasing the Line Drawing Exhibition
Feb
3
Mar 5

Chasing the Line Drawing Exhibition

Our first exhibition for the year is our much loved drawing exhibition including the inaugural Peter Dorahy Memorial Drawing Prize for a RAS student.   Join us on Opening Night, 6-8pm to celebrate a wonderful, artistic year ahead.  Exhibition will be opened by artist Pamela Griffith.

(Image by Debra Balloch)

Life Drawing opportunity
Jan
29
11:00 am11:00

Life Drawing opportunity

Our new last Sunday of the Month sketch group starts on 29 January, 11am-2pm at the RAS studios upstairs.  Drawing will take the usual format of multiple quick poses from 1 minute to 25 minutes maximum.  $20 - no booking necessary, just come along. (Drawing courtesy Ann Cape)