About RTWAS

 

What are our aims?
The main object of the Society is to promote an interest in the visual arts by providing facilities for those in Royal Tunbridge Wells and the neighbourhood who wish to take part in our educational activities, which include workshops, tutorials, professional criticism and exhibitions of work throughout the year.

Who belongs?
Our members range from professional, trained and self-taught artists to improvers and beginners, all of whom are friendly and helpful.

What do we do?
Members of the Society meet at 61 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells each week for a variety of activities:

 

TUESDAY
September-May
10am Portrait from model (drawing or painting)
2pm A variety of talks, demonstrations, video lectures, art history and members’ criticism and discussions (see programme)

WEDNESDAY
September-May
10am: Portrait from model

7.30pm to 9.30pm: Working and Social Evening

THURSDAY
Winter (Sept-March/April)
10am Weekly Workshops

FRIDAY
10am to 12 noon – Life Drawing Sessions

Summer (May-September)
10am Programme of visits throughout Kent and Sussex for painting and sketching(see outdoor painting)

See the members programme for dates for these events:
Discussion of members work
Bring works framed or mounted

Critiques
Bring one framed or mounted painting
ALL WORKS MUST BE ORIGINAL

 

Workshops
10.00am – 4.00pm unless otherwise stated