Welcome!

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 97,000 members supporting a network of over 360 local Societies in the UK, Europe and Australasia.

The Arts Society North East Area covers Yorkshire, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland . There are 22 Societies in this 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, Church Trails, Heritage Volunteering and our Young Arts programmes.

The Arts Society also supports the decorative and fine arts through our grant giving programme.

It is a great way to expand your knowldege of the arts as well as have fun and make new friendships.

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Upcoming events

The Streets of York: four centuries of change. Exhibition and Book

The Streets of York exhibition opens at the Maclagan Hall in St William’s Col...Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 14:00 to Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 14:00

FROM DOWNTON TO GATSBY 1890-1929 AND THE GLAMOUR YEARS 1929 - 1945. STUDY DAY. N YORKS & S DURHAM

www.theartssociety-nysd.org.u...Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30

Marvels in Silver - Georg Jensen jewellery. Lecture, the Arts Society Wensleydale

 

Marvels in Silver – Georg Jensen jewellery

The Danish silvers...Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 14:00

THE Arts Society Driffield Wolds Lecture on 15 NOVEMBER at 7.00pm. SIR JOHN VANBURGH - HIS LIFE AND TIMES

Sir John Vanbrugh – His Life and Times    ...Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 19:00

N.E. Area Committee Meeting. Mon 4 Feb 2019. New Earswick Folk Hall. 10 am

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:00