Make a date for Hartlepool Art Club’s annual exhibition

Published Thursday, 4th November 2021

A popular exhibition which showcases the work of talented artists from one of the largest art clubs in the North-East opens in Hartlepool later this month.

Hartlepool Art Club’s 74th annual exhibition opens at Hartlepool Art Gallery in Church Square on Saturday 13th November and runs until Saturday 15th January.

The exhibition, which attracts people from Hartlepool and beyond, will include a range of original artworks by the club’s current members, featuring a variety of techniques and subject matter.

‘Elwick Village in Winter’ by Audrey Lavelle

‘Elwick Village in Winter’ by Audrey Lavelle

Plus with Christmas just around the corner, there’s an opportunity to stock up on some beautiful and original Christmas presents with everything from original artwork to hand-crafted jewellery and homeware for sale at prices to suit all pockets.

Georgina Ascroft, Manager at Hartlepool Art Gallery, said: “We’re delighted to host the 74th annual Hartlepool Art Club exhibition at the gallery this year and showcase some of the fantastic works of art created during the pandemic.

“We hope people come and browse the unique gifts available in our Christmas shop; as it’s a selling show, every sale supports local artists, the art club and our gallery.”

Hartlepool Art Club currently has 70 members ranging from enthusiastic beginners to experienced painters. The club meets every second Wednesday of the month in the art gallery and new members and visitors are always welcome. For details call Club Secretary Alys Delafield on 01429 290564.

The art gallery is open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 5pm, except for bank holidays, and entry is free.