New Website

We are pleased and very proud to launch our brand new website.  It is a complete refresh of the old design and incorporates a new logo designed by Ragnhild Ericsson.

We have taken the opportunity to do away with the dowdy colour scheme and have something fresher, brighter and more vibrant.

The redesign was undertaken by Nick Hyatt of QD Design who are based here in Stonehaven.

Not only have we got a redesigned website but there are new features as well.  Most notably, an online exhibition space where we can showcase club members work to the public.  Look out for this going live very soon.

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Annual Exhibition 2020

Since 1975, each summer Stonehaven Art Club have held an annual exhibition and sale.  This attracts wide interest from both residents of the North East corner of Scotland as well as from visitors to our region.

2020 was always going to be a different year for the club.  The venue for the exhibition has always been the Town Hall on Allardice Street.  However, this year the Council has closed the building for long overdue renovations meaning the Club had to look for an alternate location.  A suitable venue was identified at the beginning of the year but before detailed planning could take place, the global Coronavirus pandemic reared its head.  Along with the regular meetings and events, the Annual Exhibition has, sadly, been postponed for this year.  It will be back (in its usual home) for 2021.

As an alternative, the Club have created a ‘virtual’ exhibition which will allow you to browse work from Club members as if you were there in the town hall (though without the climb up the stairs)!  And, just like the Annual Exhibition, artworks in the show are for sale.  If you see something you like, you can purchase it using a credit / debit card (or PayPal if you use this) and have it sent (at no additional cost in the UK) to your door.

Look out for more news about the ‘virtual’ Exhibition shortly.

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COVID-19

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stonehaven Art Club have taken the difficult decision to shelve all of the planned meetings and workshops until guidance indicates that it is safe to resume. We are bitterly disappointed not to be able to hold our regular events and workshops but the safety of our members and the tutors who lead the sessions has to take precedence. As soon as we are given the all clear, dates for evening sessions and weekend workshops will be communicated. In the meantime, we are having an “Artist of the Week” on our Facebook page where a different artist showcases their work. Until we can meet again, please stay safe.
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