The Society was founded in 1953 and currently has about 60 members.

We have an exhibition each year in the Dock Museum

If you can see some examples of our members art work HERE

Barrow art society exhibition in the Dock Museum Barrow in Furness


You can find out more about our events and current lectures and exhibitions on our Facebook page

Join Us

We welcome everyone interested in art, whether that be those who like to watch, learn new drawing and painting skills or wish to exhibit paintings they have created themselves.

You can see this year’s programme of events HERE if you would like to come and join us, you will be made most welcome.

All meetings are held in the Memorial Hall, Hawcoat, 19 Dalton Lane


Full membership (including exhibiting members)

Social Membership (non-exhibiting members)

Students (in full-time education)




If paying membership subs, please make cheques payable to Barrow Society of Artists and send to the Treasurer:- Judith Caunt, 2 Beech Bank, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7EZ

Talks, Classes and Demonstrations

We hold our programme of talks and demonstrations at the Memorial Hall in Hawcoat, and run regular life drawing sessions throughout the year for those artists who would like to improve their drawing and observational skills.

See Programme for more information

Here are some of our demonstrators showing their finished work.

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Barbara showing us some printing techniques
Peter Threlfall "Splashing on" the acrylic paint
Paul Talbot Greaves painting for us
Close up of Paul's painting
Graham Twyford demonstrating acrylics
A close up of Graham's painting
Lee Payne's painting demonstration