Welcome to the Harpenden Arts Club!
The Harpenden Arts Club aims to provide a wide range of creative workshops, demonstrations, life drawing and studio practice evenings, as well as a sociable meeting point for artists of all abilities. We meet most Thursday evenings at 7.30 - 9.30 pm in the small public hall, Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5 1PD (September to May).
Have a look at this coming season's programme for details of all the exciting new workshops and demonstrations:
Workshop: Botanical Art
Led by Roger Reynolds
Thursday 17th October 2019, 7.30pm
After last week's demonstration, Roger Reynolds is returning to lead a workshop on botanical art. Please bring:
ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION - 7TH - 10TH NOVEMBER 2019
Artists, time to think about your entries for the Harpenden Arts Club Annual Exhibition 2019! Here are various documents you can download by clicking the buttons below which provide all the information you will need.
Deadline for submission of entry forms: Saturday 19th October.
Handing in day: Wednesday 6th November 6.30 - 8.30pm.
Private View Party: Thursday 7th November 7 - 9pm.
Exhibition open to the public: 8th - 10th November.
HARPENDEN ARTS CLUB ANNUAL EXHIBITION!
Our exhibition promises to be an excellent opportunity to see more than 250 original artworks on display, carefully created by talented artists from Harpenden and the surrounding area. There will be an exciting variety of media, styles and subjects, ranging from richly coloured oil paintings and serene watercolours, to contemporary abstract mixed media paintings, and skilful pencil and pastel paintings, in a showcase of art that will surely engage and inspire all viewers.
The venue for the annual art exhibition is the smaller hall in the Harpenden Public Halls, Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1TE. Exhibition open to the public 10am - 5pm on 8th and 9th November, and 10am - 4pm on Sunday 10th November. Almost all artwork is for sale.
Some comments from visitors last year:
"A wonderful range of excellent pictures" - M. Cartwell
"Amazing! Fantastic variety of beautiful work. Congratulations!" - G. Willmer
"Lovely exhibition; a great standard of work." - L. Sergeant
"Inspirational" - I. Green
"Very impressive!" - M. Francis
We hope you can visit the exhibition too this year and find the art that inspires you!
We are a sociable and creative group of people who enjoy learning new art techniques and sharing ideas. We have over 130 members and a strong committee of nine enthusiastic individuals who, along with many willing helpers, organise and run the activities.
SOME MEMBERS CELEBRATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY
If you would like to join:
Don't forget that there are pages here on the HAC website that can display your work. If you would like your own section or would like to update the current pictures you have on display, please do email Sarah Poppleton on email@example.com with jpegs of your paintings (up to 6 images, under 1MB file size each please) and a paragraph about you and your work.
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