January at the RBSA: bargains galore and new workshops coming soon…

The January Sales can be exhausting… but over at the RBSA we have three floors of stunning art in our tranquil, inviting galleries.

You could buy a new toaster online, but we reckon a work of art will give you far more pleasure. So why not head on over to our current StArt exhibition, or make a note to join the queue for our Studio Sale on 26 January?

And make sure you don’t miss out on our latest season of art classes, starting this February.

Happy New Year!

StArt Until 9 February


Ryan Everson, ‘Venus’

Original artworks under £300 are on display in this exhibition by our Members and Associates aimed at those new to collecting art who may be just starting to build a collection. Three floors of fantastic art, all at amazing prices!

Studio Sale Saturday 26 January


Arrive early for a good place in the now-legendary queue for one of our most popular annual events. All proceeds from our sale of art go towards keeping the Gallery running and open to everyone, with no admission prices and a varied programme through the year. Bag yourself a print, painting, drawing and more!

Craft Shows


until 2 Feb 2019

Denis Di Luca - Planets, Photo Credit Mattia Tonucci

Luca di Denis, Planets. Photo Credit: Mattia Tonucci

Inspired by the wonder and mystery of stars and space, this display is unashamedly focused on all things bright, twinkly, and sparkly. Featuring hand-made jewellery in precious metals, ceramics and lustrous glazes, and textiles in plush fabrics, with a range of prices.

Art Workshops 11 – 22 February

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Eric Gaskell will be leading a printing workshop…

Get ahead with those New Year resolutions by booking a place on one of our popular art classes. You get the benefit of close tuition from an experienced art practitioner, plus art materials and refreshments on the day, and discounts for those in education or Members, Associates or Friends of the RBSA.

See the website for the full workshop programme.

Calls For Entries Exhibition Deadlines

Please see below for our current calls for entries – two deadlines in January, so make it your resolution to submit your work!

Call for Entries

Art Appraisal 20 January

Cristina Celestini offers advice and encouragement to those seeking to enter our Open and Prize Exhibitions in 2019. Bring your artworks for feedback – maximum two works per artist, with feedback guaranteed for at least one work.

Cristina studied the Great Masters in her native Italy and is an experienced tutor, so her advice will be well worth seeking out.

£5, free for Friends

You can find a PDF version of our full 2019 programme at the RBSA website. Remember, in addition to our regular programme, you can hire the RBSA for events or guided tours, become a Friend of the RBSA or consider leaving us a Legacy.

Happy New Year to all our followers, patrons, and supporters.

Banner image: Roger Griffiths, ‘Youlgreave, Peak District’.

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