The Reading Guild of Artists (RGA), founded in 1930, is a diverse group of professional and amateur artists in the Berkshire area. Membership is open to all and new members are very welcome, from complete beginners to experienced professionals, or those just interested in art. Non-members are welcome to attend our Earley Painters sessions, RGA Friday workshops and Summer Painting Days.

Next Exhibition

93rd Annual Exhibition

For the first time in several years, the RGA returns to the University of Reading for its Annual Exhibition.

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Summer Workshops

During the 93rd Annual Exhibition the RGA will be running a series of workshops.

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Featured Summer Workshop

Fabulous Flowers & Foliage!

A fun day creating lively and colourful images on a flower theme using a variety of painting and printing techniques.

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Online Exhibition


Reading Guild of Artists issued a challenge to all its members to produce artwork inspired by Reading Gaol.

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Next Summer Painting Day

Harris Garden

Twelve acres of meadows surrounded by a mixture of formal and informal gardens, home to thousands of plant species.

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Picture of the Month

Museum Highlight

  • Marian Ellis

    An image of doves, inspiration for the summer months.

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Annual Review

Annual Review 2023-2024

Find out what the RGA and its members have been up to in 2023-2024.

The RGA is proud to support the Save Reading Gaol campaign

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