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Welcome to York Art Workers' Association

The York Art Workers' Association is an eclectic group of craftsmen, artists, conservators, academics and others who share a serious interest in the design of buildings, interiors and landscapes. Members represent architectural craftsmanship, other applied arts, fine arts, architecture and conservation. We welcome not only practitioners in these fields but anyone with a keen interest or appreciation of art & design.

We exist to extend and share our knowledge and experience through a programme of monthly talks, normally on the first Monday of the month (doors open at 7pm). We also organise occasional courses, workshops, outings & social events. Our talks are open anyone with an interest in the arts.

If you would like to know more about the association please feel free to get in contact, we will be happy to offer advice on becoming a member.

We're back in business (and in a new venue)

We are excited to announce that after Covid stopped play, our monthly talks start again in September 2021. We are now meeting at the Friend's Meeting House on Friargate, York, which allows us more space to host Covid-secure events, and is accessible for people with mobility issues.

Doors open at 7pm on the first Monday of the month, unless otherwise stated.
Admission: members £2, non members £5.

Membership and programme enquiries to:info@yorkartworker.org.uk

Next event: Christmas Party and AGM

With guest speaker, Patrick Smith

Monday 6th December 2021, 7.30pm, York Cemetry Chapel, Cemetry Road, York

Join us for our Christmas Party after enjoying a talk by our guest speaker, Patrick Smith.

This will be held in York Cemetery Chapel (click here for map). We will provide drinks and nibbles but please also bring your own food, drink and glasses to the party.

NB, there is plenty of parking at the cemetery, just drive in at the main gate and up to the chapel.

The evening will start with a brief AGM. We are also looking for suggestions for future speakers - the programme is very open.

Visit Patrick Smith's website

Coming up

Monday 10th January, 7.30pm (note this is the second Monday)

Back at the Friend's Meeting House, Friargate, for the return of our popular mini-talks evenings. Meetings continue throughout the year as before, on the first Monday of the month (unless it's a Bank Holiday).


Rob Oldfield, hard at work in his workshop