The Shipley Art Gallery which reopened in September has now closed it's doors again in compliance with the 2nd Lockdown.
Gateshead Art Society Programme
The Gallery and the workshop are closed until Decenber 2nd. The reopening of the Shipley Art Gallery took place on 24th August 2020 and The Gateshead Art Society returned to the Gallery 0n Friday 4th September 2020. Our time slot, however, changed to commence one hour earlier at 1 o'clock. ie 13.00 to 15.00. in order to help the Gallery manage their spaces safely and efficiently. We met in the main gallery instead of the in workshop with tables set out at 2m apart. We await the next reopening!

June 2020 to December 2020


3rd Jly Shipley Challenge no.13 or Painting using three colours cont'd
10th Jly. Challenge no.14 or Sunsets and/or Sunrises
17th Jly. Sunsets and/or Sunrises as previous week
24th Jly. Summer Gardens.
31st Jly. as previous week

7th Aug 'The Beach'; as inspired by Dame Laura Knight's painting of the same name
14th.Aug. Painting as previous week
21st Aug. Abstract Painting
28th Aug. Painting as previous week

4th Sep One session painting (2 hours max) Shipley Reopening
11th Sep Pen and Wash.
18th Sep as previous week
25th Sep "The Sea, The Sea"

2nd Oct as previous week
9th Oct Autumn Fruits
16th Oct as previous week
23rd Oct Pets as inspired by David Hockey's 'Mr & Mrs Clark and Percy'
30th Oct as previous week

6th Nov Urban Scenes
13th Nov as previous week
20th Nov Close Up -detail of a single subject (committee meeting for new programme)
27th Nov as previous week

3rd Dec Painting Winter Storms