THE ARTS SOCIETY works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the preservation of artistic heritage. We are a UK-based charity with over 97,000 members supporting a network of over 360 local societies in the UK, Europe and Australasia.
THE ARTS SOCIETY NORTH EAST AREA covers Yorkshire, County Durham, Derbyshire, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. There are twenty-two societies in this Area, further details of which can be found on the Societies page.
Our Societies bring together groups of like minded individuals through regular meetings, lectures by top experts. study days, visits, tours and a number of volunteering activities including Church Recording, Trails of Discovery, Heritage Volunteering and our Arts Volunteering programmes.
The Arts Society also supports the decorative and fine arts through our grant giving programme.
It is a great way to expand your knowledge of the arts as well as have fun and make new friendships.