We are a Stockport-based group of over 100 amateur and professional artists. We aim to have an ongoing programme of life drawing and portrait sessions for our members and we also hold an annual exhibition of member’s work at the Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery. Please visit our Facebook page for the latest information – click here.

BECOME A MEMBER OF STOCKPORT ART GUILD

Membership is currently only £30 per year for adults and free for students under 18. Benefits include member access to all our sessions, workshops and exhibitions.

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100 YEARS OF STOCKPORT ART GUILD

The Stockport Art Guild was founded in 1919 and grew out of the Arts and Crafts movement inspired by William Morris. Since our foundation, our aim has always been to promote and encourage artistic expression by everyone within our community. Notable past members include Harry Rutherford, James Chettle, Frederick Davenport Bates and Wilfred Colclough.

The guild has been based in the Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery since it was built shortly after the First World War and we continue to be based there to this day.

To celebrate Stockport Art Guild’s Centenary we have produced a fascinating book that chronicles our 100-year history. To find out more, please click here.

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LOCATION

Our sessions, workshops and exhibitions take place at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery. Parking is available in the evenings and weekends at Stockport College on Greek Street.

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Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery
Wellington Rd S, Stockport SK3 8AB
Open Monday 7pm – 9pm, Thursday 7pm – 9pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm