RGArt Events


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


Berkshire, United Kingdom


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Solo exhibition

Clare Buchta : Rivers and Lakes

The Dragonfly Cafe, Dinton Pastures

Dragonfly Cafe, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst , Wokingham , RG10 0TH

1st June - 31st July 2018

Claire's website


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Solo exhibition

Michael Garaway : Open for Art

Coffee Under Pressure

As part of Jelly's Open for Art festival, Michael has work on display at C.U.P.

C.U.P. Coffee Under Pressure, 53 St Mary's Butts , Reading

until 31 July 2018

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Group show

Multiple RGA artists : Wokingham Art Society 63rd Annual Summer Exhibition

St Paul's Parish Rooms, Wokingham

Many RGA members are also members of the Wokingham Art Society and are exhibiting at the society's Summer exhibition

St Paul's Parish Rooms, Reading Road , Wokingham , RG41 1EH

21st July - 4th August 2018 | 10am - 5.30pm (8pm Thursdays)

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Group show

Caroline Streatfield : PICASSO: An influence on Contemporary Artists

508 Gallery, Chelsea

Caroline is one of 12 artists selected for this exhibition from a competition for artists who have been influenced by Picasso.

508 Kings Road , Chelsea , SW10 0LD

18th July 2018 - 8th August 2018 | Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm

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Group show

Multiple RGA artists : Print at the Park

Royal Berkshire Hospital

The Print at the Park group have a corridor exhibition at the Royal Berkshire Hospital

Royal Berkshire Hospital , Reading

until 25th August 2018

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Group show

Linda Saul and Liz Chaderton : Leander 200 Hippo Auction

Henley and online

The Leander club is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and has invited local schools, organisations, artists and athletes to decorate papier mâché hippos. There are 200 hippos, many of which are being auctioned online for the Kafue River and Rowing Centre in Zambia. All 200 hippos can be seen on 29th May at the River and Rowing museum in Henley (in the Thames room - free entry). Subsequently they will be displayed around Henley as part of the Regatta Window Display Competition. The auction website link below has images of all 200 hippos.

29 May

hippo auction website

Liz's hippo
Linda's hippo


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



Lou Jessop : Studio visit - Caversham

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Linda Saul : Studio visit - Charvil

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Liz Real : Studio visit - Caversham

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Clare Buchta : Studio visit - North Woodley

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Keith Marples : Studio visit - Calcot

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Anthony Wilder : Studio visit - Wallingford

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Tom Cartmill : Studio visit - Reading

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Future Shows



Jenny Atkins : Through the seasons - The Old Fire Station, Henley on Thames

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Linda Saul : Landlocked - The Peacock Gallery

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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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Mixed media paper cloth with Janina Maher - Oxford Summer school

Monday 30 July and Tuesday 31 July (2 day workshop) | 9.30 to 4.30

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Bookbinding - beginners and beyond with Janina Maher - Oxford Summer school

Wednesday 1 August to Saturday 4 August 2018 | 9.30 to 4.30 each day

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Paper cloth workshop with Janina Maher - Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Saturday 18 August to Sunday 19 August | 10 am to 4pm each day

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