An article in the Dunfermline Press from Saturday 23 March 1883 reported “A meeting of gentlemen called together by circular for the purpose of forming a Fine Art Association for the town and district was held in the committee rooms of St. Margaret’s Hall, Dunfermline on 22nd March 1883. As a result of this meeting, The Dunfermline Fine Art Society (now known as Dunfermline Art Club) was formed.
Dunfermline Art Club is listed in the Scottish Charities Register, Charity Number SC041320. You can find details of the clubs annual submission to the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator via our “Links ” page above. Additionally, if further information is required, specifically, Annual Reports (in Word format) and/or Receipts & Payments (in Excel format), these can be provided on application via our “Contact Us” page.
Club member and tutor Colin Joyce has been enjoying success lately with a series of articles in the popular Leisure Painter Magazine. Colin’s most recent published work now features one of his trademark landscapes on the front cover of the magazine’s January 2018 issue, on sale from 1st December. Congratulations Colin.
As part of the Communities Link initiative, Principal Teacher Greg McLean and Teaching Assistant Caroline Nicholson from Townhill and McLean Primary Schools visited the club last Thursday 16th November. Altogether, 16 children in two groups were able to enjoy the facilities at the club first hand and meet various club members who staged painting demonstrations using a variety of mediums. The children showed great enthusiasm in completing their own paintings during the day. We will have all the paintings from the day mounted and returned to the schools shortly. Many thanks to everyone involved.
All twelve paintings selected for the clubs 2018 Calendar are now available to view on our Facebook page. We hope the calendar will be published around September when it will be available to buy.
Message from Club Secretary
A date for your diaries. The Club will be holding an open day at the Townhill Community Centre on Saturday 9th September. It is planned that there will be an exhibition in the hall upstairs with pictures on display being available for sale. In the Studio downstairs we hope to provide demonstrations, workshops and refreshments. We shall be asking for volunteers to help with the various activities at a later date – please feel free to discuss any ideas you may have to make the day a success with members of the Committee. Please watch out for further details on the Exhibitions noticeboard in the Studio.