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

Any ideas or suggestions contact our Exhibitions Secretary Hilary Parkinson at: exhibitions@rga-artists.org.uk



It's time to renew your membership!

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.



Dates for your diary...


89th Annual Exhibition and
RGA Half Term Takeover 2019
Reading Museum

RGA Half Term Takeover
Mon 18 – Sat 23 February 2019.
10am to 4pm

Display of small wall mounted paintings, suitable for family viewing and a selection of 3D work. Plus activities for all the family throughout the week including creating a “Banquet”.


89th Annual Exhibition
"RGA at the Museum"
Wed 27 February – Sat 9 March 2019
10am to 4pm (closed Sundays and Mondays)

Please download info-rga-ex-sec-message-12-18.pdf for current information.

Full details for hand-in and hand-back, job lists, and the other usual details will be sent out in the New Year once we have had everything agreed with Museum staff.


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


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 have summitted our application to become a CIO and are waiting for the Registation to go through.

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:



Please download the following pdf to print and cut out the catalogue and id labels:

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




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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