Upcoming Exhibitions...

103rd Annual at The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park 25th September – 8th October 2024.

Past Exhibitions...

‘everyday’ Shaftesbury Arts Centre
27th July – 8th August 2023
New work from  Southern Contemporaries exploring the theme of ‘everyday’. Selected by Sharon Beedon. 
Image: Kitchen at Gooseland (detail) Felicity House

102nd Annual Exhibition, 11th March - 23rd April 2023

Red House Museum and Gardens, Quay Rd,
Christchurch, BH23 1BU
Image: Evening Light, Ruth Oaks

101st Annual Exhibition 16 – 26 Sep 2022

Showing work by Members of Bournemouth Arts Club, selected by Bonnie Brown, in the Gallery Upstairs above the tea rooms in the lovely surroundings of Upton Country Park.

Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country House, Poole Dorset. 

A Century of British Art Sep & Oct 2021

As well as A Century of British Art, the arts club are also hosting their 100th Annual Exhibition at the Red House Museum and Gardens in Christchurch.

Showcased in this centenary exhibition is some of the finest twentieth century British Art drawn from national and private collections to reveal fascinating insights into how the Club flourished and responded to radical ideas and changing approaches in art.

Shaftesbury Arts Centre - View from the Ridge. Jul & Aug 2021

Art Exhibition of work by Southern Contemporaries selected by Frances Hatch.  Responses made from a high point in the landscape or a personal watershed.

Southern Contemporaries stems from the proud tradition and history of Bournemouth Arts Club which celebrates its centenary at the Russell Cotes Gallery this Autumn.