Oxford Art Society Exhibitions

OAS says farewell to outgoing Chairman Peter Farley

At the recent 124th Oxford Art Society AGM Peter Farley stepped down as our Chairman.  His excellent care, inclusive style, friendly manner and careful direction will be much missed by members of the Oxford Art Society and wider arts community. … Continue reading

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OAS Members exhibition 2017

The members exhibition this year was opened by Professor Christopher Brown, CBE, now Director Emeritus (of the Ashmolean). The private view at the Town Hall in Oxford was a great success and as you can see from the photo below we … Continue reading

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OAS Welcomes new members

Earlier this year a merry group of new members gathered to enjoy the warmth and hospitality of The Bear and Ragged Staff pub in Cumnor for the new members tea party. The new members were joined by Peter Farley, the … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2016

To celebrate 125 years of the Oxford Art Society, artists from all around Oxfordshire have come together to put on a large and exciting exhibition featuring some of the best talent in the county.  There are some 180 works on … Continue reading

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Jericho Artweeks Lecture 2016

The Artist in the Museum The Oxford Art Society was very pleased to present for the first time, the Jericho Artweek Lecture, sponsored by The Oxford University Press. It was held on a wet and miserable Tuesday evening the 10th … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Members Exhibition 2016 – Woodstock

The Oxford Art Society Members Exhibition was officially opened on Saturday by Councillor Elizabeth Poskitt the Town Mayor of Woodstock.  This year sees the society return to the Oxfordshire Museum which is set in a lovely 18th Century House in … Continue reading

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Johannes von Stumm, OAS President, in Japan and China

Johannes von Stumm, the president of the Oxford Art Society, has been busy working towards a couple of exhibitions in Kyoto, Japan this winter.  He’ll be showing work at the Japan Art Forum (JARFO) gallery (www16.plala.or.jp/jarfo/) and the Dohjidai Gallery … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2015

Following the tremendous success of last year’s OAS Open Exhibition, the 2015 Open took place again in the lovely surroundings of the Cloister Gallery at St John Evangelist Church, Oxford, where a fabulous mixture of high quality art work was … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Members Exhibition 2015

The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Mohammed Abbasi, opened the latest members exhibition in the Town Hall, Oxford.  A fantastic selection of members work including painting, sculpture, printmaking and more. The show runs from Saturday 14th February to Saturday 14th March Open 10am to … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2014

This stunning exhibition was one of the largest exhibitions the Oxford Art Society has mounted, with about 180 works of art on display by members and non-members in an eclectic mix of styles and mediums. There was something for everyone … Continue reading

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Radley Members’ Exhibition: photos and review

Here are a few photos to give you an idea of the look of the show. Private View, Friday 28th February, a short tribute to Sir Patrick NairneAbove: Andrew Nairne, right, opens the show with Peter Farley Society Chair, left. Andrew … Continue reading

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OAS: ‘A Century of Art in Oxford’

Graeme Salmon, Society Archivist,  has put together an excellent booklet on the 1992 OAS centenary exhibition of key members of the Society during that period at the Museum of Modern Art, (now Modern Art Oxford). Attached is a web version … Continue reading

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Society now on Twitter – sign up and get involved

I’m pleased to announce that the Society is now on Twitter – an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read “tweets”, which are text messages limited to 140 characters. Registered users can read and post tweets … Continue reading

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