RBSA Members and Associates

21 November — 24 December 2019

Summary of the exhibition

For over 200 years the diverse practices of the RBSAs Members and Associates have been displayed in this annual exhibition, including the work of those newly elected this year.

With most works of art for sale, this exhibition is also a popular opportunity to find an original Christmas gift.

Free associated events

Buying Art, Sunday 1 December, 11am-1pm  - Are you interested in buying art but don't know where to start? Join us at this free and informal event that will provide friendly hints and tips on how to get started. RBSA artists will go through a range of topics, including: differences between original and reproduction artwork, common terms (e.g. what does edition mean?), and things to consider (e.g. budget, scale, framing, conserving work).

Book your place by calling or e-mailing the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk.

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Call for entries - How to enter

Only RBSA Members and Associates can enter this exhibition.

The application pack is available to download from this page -  Click the download in the upper-right. The deadline to submit your entry form is 4pm, Wednesday 13 November.

  1. Click the link on the top right to download the application pack or send a SAE to the Gallery. Please use Adobe® Reader® (free software) if completing the application pack on a computer.
  2. Read through all the terms and conditions in the application pack.
  3. Complete the entry form.
  4. Return the entry form by 4pm, Wednesday 13 November. We recommend that artists submitting their entry by e-mail do so several days before the deadline so there is time to deal with any technical difficulties. 
  5. Pay your entry fee using PayPal (see below), by calling the Gallery (0121 236 4353) to pay by card over the phone, or by paying in person at the Gallery by cash or card. cash or card in person. Please note: Artists under 35 pay half-priced entry fees

Paying your entry fee PayPal

Please ensure that you follow the instructions provided and check your payment carefully.

  1. Check how many 2D or 3D works you are entering.
  2. Calculate your entry fee (2D works are £13 each, 3D works are £6.50 each).
  3. To pay by PayPal, please: select the relevant 2D or 3D button below, edit the quantity of entry fees you need to pay, check the amount is correct, then confirm the order.
  4. If you are under 35, you pay half-price fees and need to pay via: calling the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 to pay by card over the phone, posting a cheque to the Gallery, visiting the Gallery to pay in person.

Book a group visit

The RBSA is open 7 days a week and is free to visit. Group visits and tour groups are welcome.

We can provide a short welcome talk, a brief tour, and copies of gallery information free of charge. Longer tours, talks, and other activities are also available at a small charge to cover expenses. All tours, talks, and other activities are subject to availability and require advance notice.

If you would like to enquire about booking a group visit / guided tour / talk / other activity, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or e-mail rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk.


Key Dates

  • Galleries 1 & 2 and ground floor
    21 November — 24 December 2019

    The annual selling exhibition of original artwork by RBSA Members and Associates.