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Information for members regarding forthcoming exhibitions and events. Full details will be sent to members prior to events.


AGM Wednesday 24th April 2019

Dear RGA Member,

Notice is hereby given that the 85th AGM will be held on Wednesday 24th April 2019, 7:30 - 9:30 at Maiden Erlegh School, Earley, in Room M2.

You will have recived by email the agenda, the minutes of the last AGM, the Officers and Councillors election form and the Finance report. The retiring Chair’s report was the lead article in the Annual Review 2018 – 2019, which you should now have received by post. Please contact me by email if you wish to give apologies for absence. secretary@rga-artists.org.uk

Nominations for Officers and Councillors must be in writing, signed by  at least two members and the candidate, and given to me by the  beginning of the meeting. There will be wine/juice and nibbles to  follow the meeting and we very much look forward to seeing you there.

Yours faithfully,

Shelagh Casebourne


Retiring RGA Councillors are: Chair - Anthony Wilder, Exhibition Secretary - Hilary Parkinson and Vice Chair - Jane Somner.


Have you renewed your membership?

Please check your records and if you are unsure whether you have renewed your membership please contact Clare earley-painters@rga-artists.org.uk

Membership runs from the date you join until 31 December that year or, if dated after 30 September, next year.

Annual subscriptions are due by 1st January.

Members who fail to pay their subscriptions each year by 30th March in the same year shall have their names removed from the Membership List.

Please download the following form to renew for 2019, details enclosed: rga-bankers-order-subs-renewal-2019.pdf

The annual subscription for Affiliate Members is £15.

The annual subscription for Exhibiting Members is £25.


Summer Show 2019

Sat 22 – Sun 30 June, 10am – 4pm
(includes Saturday and Sunday opening)

Art Building L04
The Institute of Education
University of Reading
London Road Campus


Catalogue Label
This label must be attached to all works.

Attached to the back of the work on long string so it can hang over the front of the frame during the hanging process.

When hanging is complete the Catalogue labels are cut off and numbered, and then used to create the catalogue.

ID Label
This label must be stuck to the back of your framed pieces.
This label stays on the work.

Please make sure all the details are correct!

Please download the following pdf to print and cut out the catalogue and id labels, making sure you printer is set to 100% landscape:

rga-catalogue-and-id-label (PDF 201KB)

label-guidelines.pdf (628KB)



Get involved! Situations Vacant...

Have a say in the running of the RGA!

We have positions available, or if you just want to help out, please contact us at info@rga-artists.org.uk for more information.


Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

We are now registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Our new Reg. Charity No. is 1182221.

Here is the RGA's new Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) Constitution which will replace our existing Registered Charity one. The aim has been as far as possible to transfer the existing structure into the new Constitution.

rga-cio-constitution-2018.pdf (428kb)

INFO-What-is-a-CIO.pdf (130kb)


Online Art Gallery

All Exhibiting Members are invited to supply work for their own individual Artist's page linked to the online RGA Online Art Gallery which is now over two pages, A-K and L-Z and therefore have the opportunity for one of their works to be chosen for our Picture of the Month on the Home page by the previous month's artist. For more details please see Gallery Submissions! Alreading exhibiting? Why not update your page with new pictures... email Martina at webmaster@rga-artists.org.uk

RGArt Events logo

Check out RGArt Events www.rgartevents.uk the place to find art events, news and studio visits involving members of RGA.

To be included, email Linda at info@rgartevents.uk - or you can use the form on the Contact page on www.rgartevents.uk



Then and Now book

Our 75th anniversary publication "Then and Now" is still available! £5 plus p&p to any UK address.

If you would like to purchase your own copy, contact Clare at earley-painters@rga-artists.org.uk


For information:




Hand-in, selection and hanging of the 87th Annual Exhibition
“Hooray Henley!”

Hand in

Are your labels correct?

Hand in

So, now you will be stewarding on?

Hand in

Do you think this one ...

Hand in

... should go here ...

Hand in

… or this one?

Hand in

No, perhaps this one.

Hand in

Ah ha, this one!

Hand in

Does this look straight?


Many thanks to all the volunteers who came along and helped hang the RBH Exhibition 2018.

RBH Corridor

Moving the works with
Clare's great trolly.

RBH Corridor

Martin and Ksenija handing.

RBH Corridor

Carole and Jane hanging signs.






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