The Arts Society works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the preservation of artistic heritage. We are a UK based charity with over 91,000 members supporting a network of over 360 local Societies in the UK, Europe and Australasia.
From Chichester in the west to Hastings in the east there are twenty four individual Societies in The Arts Society Sussex Area further details of which can be found in the Societies section.
Our Societies bring together groups of like minded individuals through regular meetings, lectures by top experts. study days, visits, tours and a number of volunteering activities including Church Recording, Heritage Volunteering and our Young Arts programmes.
It is a great way to expand your knowledge of the arts as well as have fun and make new friendships.
Full details of our current Area Team and their individual responsibilities are available here. Essential contact points are:
Area Secretary (administration). Lois Cope; firstname.lastname@example.org
Area Special Interest Days. Angela Magness; email@example.com
Area Young Arts Co-ordinator. Gillian Baker; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arts Society East Sussex have organised a holiday "Malta; Valletta City of Culture" (4-10 October) should provide early autumn warmth and sunshine. Currently fully booked, but for further information, scroll down under the Events tab or download a PDF here. Alternatively or in addition, contact Jane Hopkin at email@example.com or Tel. 01273 649967.
The Arts Society West Sussex are organising a short holiday in Liverpool, 23-26 October 2018, the highlight of which will be a visit to the display of Terracotta Warriors from the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, at the city's World Museum. Travel is by coach and the reasonable cost is £461 per person, based on two sharing a twin room (£60 single supplement). The full brochure is available here, and the booking form here. For further information contact Sarah Cavanagh, tel. 01243 531256; firstname.lastname@example.org .