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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Picture of the Month

  • April 2024 – Tom Cartmill

    Picture of the Month for April 2024 is Reverberations IV by Tom Cartmill

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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.

Next RGA Friday

  • Gel Plate Printing – Inspired by Nature

    Gel Plate printing is a way of making one-off prints pulled from a gelatine-like base plate. Warning it is a very fast process and is extremely addictive!

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Next Summer Painting Day

  • University of Reading Community Festival

    Last year we took part in the first Community Festival to be held at the beautiful Whiteknights campus.

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The RGA is proud to support the Save Reading Gaol campaign

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