3 Mar 2020 - 11:47 BY THE ARTS SOCIETY

Discover our March offers for Members and Supporters.


Congres Des Peuples Pour La Paix 1952 by Pablo Picasso – Gray M.C.A

New for 2020, this art and design fair features a treasure trove of pieces, from painting and jewellery to furniture and carpets. Vetted by the British Antique Dealers Association, the event has plenty to offer both art enthusiasts and seasoned collectors.We have teamed up with the fair to offer free entry to the first 60 Members of The Arts Society to apply. For a chance to claim a ticket, email or call The Arts Society House on 020 7430 0730. 

The Open Art Fair, Duke of York Square, London, 18-24 March 

10% Off Craft Festival Cheltenham

Ceramicist and designer Sue Pryke is a judge on The Great Pottery Throw Down

Ceramics, jewellery, glass and textiles are just some of the items to discover at the Craft Festival Cheltenham. Featuring leading names from the craft industry, including Channel 4’s The Great Pottery Throw Down judges, the event will have works by more than 100 of the UK’s best designer-makers. Members of The Arts Society can enjoy 10% off tickets to the event, subject to availability, when they enter the discount code ‘TAS10’ at the online checkout. Please note that the discount code is limited to one use per person and a £1.95 booking fee applies per transaction. The offer is not valid for workshops.

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham; 20-22 March 

Exclusive 10% discount on V&A Museum Art History course

Members of The Arts Society can enjoy a 10% discount on the V&A’s short course Contemporary Craft: Making, Materials and Methods 23 April – 2 March, 10 Weeks, (Thursdays 14.00 – 16.30).

In an increasingly virtual and digital world, the ability to craft objects by hand is becoming more admired and valued. This course will highlight a range of artists who are injecting innovation and energy into traditional disciplines. We will look in depth at a range of materials including ceramics, glass, furniture and wood, metal, jewellery, paper and textiles. Contextual lectures, handling sessions and visits to artist studios and galleries will be given by a design historians, curators and a range of Britain’s most respected artist-makers.

The course is led by Christine Lalumia, design historian and executive director of Contemporary Applied Arts and Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Read more about the course here:

Art Society Members can claim the discount by booking over the phone (0207 942 2000) and quoting ARTSOCIETY10. 

View the V&A’s full programme of courses here:



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