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Meetings are held at Kirklands Community Centre, Menston, between 7:30pm and 9:30pm on Monday evenings. The programme is published annually and includes workshops, demonstrations, life classes, illustrated talks and appraisal evenings.

Syllabus for 2016 - 2017

September
  5 Membership
Re-join the club and order materials.
12 Oil Painting Demonstration
Philip J Boville: 'Seascape'
19 Mixed Media Workshop
Miriam Lavelle: 'Natural Forms'
All materials provided
26 Talk
Roy Vickers: 'The Art Of The Moving Image'

October
  3 Acrylic Demonstration
Paul Talbot Greaves: 'From transparency to opacity - exploring the capabilities of acrylic in a landscape painting'
10 Acrylic Workshop
Paul Talbot Greaves: 'From transparency to opacity - exploring the capabilities of acrylic in a landscape painting'
17 Picture (Critique) Night
Ian Hobson
Bring your problem paintings (finished or unfinished)
24 Demonstration
Nigel Overton: 'Seascapes with Pastels'
Last evening for Autumn Exhibition entries
31 Workshop
Anne Allen: 'Chinese Brush painting in the gongbi (meticulous) style'
Bring a palette or 3 saucers, 2 water pots, a kitchen roll and some masking tape

November
  7 Life class
Susan Ross
14 Watercolour Demonstration
Anthony Barrow: 'Urban or townscape painting'
19 Menston Arts Club Autumn Exhibition
20 Menston Arts Club Autumn Exhibition
21 Workshop
Kathy Hammond: 'Qualities of white'
Cezanne style still life, or bring snow scene photos
28 Illustrated Talk (change to the programme)
Chris Helme: 'Brass Bands and Christmas Past'

December
  5 Christmas Still Life
Bring something paintable and/or edible

2017
January
  9 Watercolour Demonstration
Jeremy Ford: 'Atmospheric landscape'
16 Art Materials Demonstration
The Art Shop Skipton
23 Workshop
Helen Barnes: 'Repeat Patterns in Art'
30 Mixed Demonstration
Four or five members to demonstrate

February
  6 Silk Painting Workshop
Liz Raven
Materials provided
13 Illustrated Talk
Frank Jukes: 'Travelling Through Retirement: China'
20 Acrylic Demonstration
William J Gall: 'Woodland Landscape'
27 Watercolour Workshop (change to the programme)
John Ridyard: Subject tba

March
  6 Clay Sculpture Demonstration
Chris Wormald
13 Brusho Workshop
Rachael McNorton
Bring your watercolour equipment, bleach and a water spray, if you have one
20 Illustrated Talk
Judith Tomlinson
'Back Stage in Amateur Dramatics'
27 Picture (Critique) Night
Angela Hammond
Bring your problem paintings (finished or unfinished)

April
  3 Demonstration
Cath Brooke: 'Drypoint Print Making'
10 Workshop
Cath Brooke: 'Drypoint Print Making'
Materials provided
Last evening for Spring Exhibition entries
17 No meeting (Easter)
24 AGM
Please support your club by attending if you are able to

May
  1 No meeting (May Day Bank Holiday)
  8 Illustrated Talk
Janet Pickering: 'Artists on Holiday'
13 Menston Arts Club Spring Exhibition
14 Menston Arts Club Spring Exhibition
15 Oil Pastel Demonstration
Jake Attree
22 Caricature Demonstration & Workshop
Kelly Cox
26
  | Cober Hill weekend
29
29 No meeting (Spring Bank Holiday)

June
  5 Watercolour Demonstration
Stephen Coates: 'Science and Skies'
12 Costume life
John Ridyard
19 Pastel Portrait Demonstration
Catherine Inglis
26 Workshop
Paint a picture by a favourite artist, but in your own style

July
  3 Social evening

September
  4 Membership
Re-join the club and order materials

[2015-16 Syllabus for reference]

[2014-15 Syllabus for reference]

[2013-14 Syllabus for reference]

[2012-13 Syllabus for reference]

[2011-12 Syllabus for reference]