RGArt Events


A listing of art events involving members of RGA (Reading Guild of Artists).


Berkshire, United Kingdom


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Group show

Karen Spencer and Thérèse Lawlor : A Sense of Place

The Turbine House

This is Thérèse and Karen's 1st joint Gallery Exhibition. They love to capture the feeling of a place and are often found sketching in and around Reading. Their art reflects a sense of place enjoying nature and local scenes.
There will also be workshops during the exhibition:

  • 20th Sept - Gelli Plate printing 10-4 with Janina
  • 21st Sept - Lino printing 10-4 with Helen
  • 26th Sept - Make a concertina book 10-12 with Janina
  • 26th Sept - Design and Carve your own rubber stamp 2-4 with Janina

The Turbine House, Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock, Kenavon Drive , Reading , RG1 3DH

Wednesday 19th September to Sunday 30th September 2018 | Open every day from 10am to 6pm| Private View Wednesday 19th September 6pm - 8pm

Contact Thérèse Lawlor for workshops on 07503 156128 or email therese@tight-five.com


Current event


Group show

Tom Cartmill : Patrons and Donors: Reading's Art...and how it got here

Reading Museum

This interesting exhibition showcases a selection of art, demonstrating the diverse ways, throughout it's history, that the Museum has acquired it's impressive, wide-ranging collection of art. Reading Foundation for Art purchased 2 of Tom Cartmill's works in 2008 for the Museum's Permanent Collection. The Museum has selected one of the two pieces for this show. There is also a video installed in the exhibition, about the work & history of Reading Foundation for Art, which has a section where Tom's other work is shown and discussed in some detail. Other works include paintings by Albert Irvin, John Piper, Stanley Spencer, David Bomberg and Paul Nash.

Reading Museum and Art Gallery, Blagrave Street , Reading , RG1 1QH

24th Feb 2018 - 12th January 2019 - see museum website for opening times

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Visit an artist's studio



Clare Buchta : Studio visit - North Woodley

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Linda Saul : Studio visit - Charvil

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Liz Real : Studio visit - Caversham

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Lou Jessop : Studio visit - Caversham

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Anthony Wilder : Studio visit - Wallingford

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Tom Cartmill : Studio visit - Reading

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Keith Marples : Studio visit - Calcot

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Future Shows



Nina O'Connell and David Cotton : Wokingham Arts Trail - InStitches, Wokingham

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Paul Woolley : Wokingham Arts Trail venue 11 - Gorse Ride School, Finchampstead

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Lesley Redmond : Wokingham Arts Trail venue 1 - Steeple Walk, Lower Earley

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Linda Saul : Landlocked - The Peacock Gallery

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Jane Somner : Beenham Art Group - Victory Hall, Beenham

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Martina Hildebrandt and Liz Real : Reading in the margins - HolyBrook Gallery, Reading Central Library

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Helen Westhrop : from the nelablighnopress - The Peacock Gallery

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Join in - make some art



Summer painting days - various locations

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Earley Painters - Maiden Place Community Centre

Alternate Tuesdays

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RGA Fridays - Maiden Erlegh School

Alternate Fridays

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Creative Handmade Books: Leather cover notebooks with Janina Maher - Ardington School of Arts and Crafts, Wantage

10am to 4.30pm Wednesday 19 September

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Gelli Plate printing - monoprinting with Janina Maher - The Turbine House

10am to 4.30pm Thursday 20 September

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Make Your own Concertina book with Janina Maher - The Turbine House

10am to 12.30pm Wednesday 26 September

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Design and carve your own rubber stamps with Janina Maher - The Turbine House

2pm to 4.30pm Wednesday 26 September

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Abstract Landscapes with Helen Lunn - City Arts Newbury

Friday 28th September, 10am - 4pm

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