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

90 years of excellence in book cover design, Toby Faber. The Arts Society Wensleydale lecture, Middleham Key Centre, Tuesday 14 May 2019, 2pm

Toby Faber - 90 years of excellence in book cover design...Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 14:00

AGM. 15 MAY 2019 WED. FRIENDS HOUSE EUSTON RD LONDON

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 (All day)

Confident Speaking, Area Training Day

Confident Speaking Day - an opportunity to gain confidence,...Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)

Cultural Experiments in the Weimar Republic, Gavin Plumley. The Arts Society Wensleydale lecture. Middleham Key Centre, Wednesday 11 June 2pm

Gavin Plumley – Cultural Experiments in the Weimar Republic...Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 14:00

Cultural Experiments in the Weimar Republic, Gavin Plumley. The Arts Society Wensleydale lecture

Gavin Plumley – Cultural Experiments in the Weimar Republic...Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 14:00