What is the Society?
The Haslemere Art Society has a long history in Haslemere. It was founded in 1894 and now has over 127 members, professional and amateur.
The Society is delighted to have Roger Dellar, ROI RI VPPS, as its Honorary President. Roger is an award winning professional figurative artist who works in oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, and water based media. His many exhibitions include the Royal Academy, Mall galleries and The Royal Society of Portrait Painters. He is a dynamic and inspirational lead within the Society giving demonstrations and workshops to its members.
What are the aims?
The Haslemere Art Society exists to support working artists and promote and foster interest in the visual arts for the residents of Haslemere and the surrounding area.
The society, through its programme of lectures, groups and exhibitions, hopes to inform and bring together anyone in the neighbourhood with an interest in art and give people an opportunity to meet socially.
What does the Society do?
Talks and demonstrations
The Society organises regular talks and demonstrations at the Haslemere Educational Museum. They are open to non-members as well as members and you would be most welcome to come and learn about a wide range of materials, techniques etc.
See the Programme section for full details and dates.
The Society has five groups that centre around the varied individual interests of the members
See the "Groups" section for more details
All members may exhibit and sell their latest work; painting,
drawing, ceramics, sculpture and craft.
It is held at the Haslemere Educational Museum, every September.
Members receive a newsletter three times a year with news reviews and a programme for those who like to have a quick reference.
How do I join?
To join - please contact the Membership Secretary, Jennifer Bloor
Yearly Membership costs £15
New members are always welcome.
Learn more about its history
The history of the Haslemere Art Society is both long and illustrious. The key figures in the Society on its foundation were influential artists and designers of the day. See the "History" tab for more.