Welcome to the Combined Art Societies of Sydney
The patron of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney is His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) The Governor of New South Wales.
The Combined Art Societies of Sydney or CASS is run by a small group of volunteers who are dedicated and enthusiastic Art Society members.
Their aim is to unite and strengthen the standing of art societies in our community, to gain greater recognition for art societies, and to encourage a standard of excellence among individual artists within our societies. The CASS at this time has thirteen member societies.
2017 Art in Action.
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CASS host a weekend of inspiring workshops each year. Our Art in Action 2017 event will be held May 19, 20 and 21 at the Merroo Conference Centre in Kurrajong NSW.
All mediums, styles, subject matter and methods may be offered including watercolour, oils, acrylic, pastel, and mixed media.
Annual Art Exhibition… Art of Sydney
The Combined Art Societies hold their Annual Art of Sydney Awards Exhibition for members in January each year. In 2017 it will be once again at the Australian National Maritime Museum from the 26th January until 29th January – we hope to see you there.
The Awards presentation will be from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday 28th January at the exhibition.
See our Annual Exhibition page for the winning entries from the 2016 exhibition and a link to the gallery of awarded works.
To enter the exhibition, artists need to be financial members of one of our member art societies. For a list of current CASS member art societies and their contact details please see our Members page. If you are a member of a CASS art society, you can fill out the 2017 Art of Sydney entry form and post or email per the instructions, be sure to indicate the art society you will be exhibiting with and complete the duty roster which will be returned to your art society. Please note the Closing Date of 2 December as indicated on the entry form has been extended until 5pm 16 December 2016.
To see our art collection from previous exhibitions and our members works check our Gallery page
CASS ArtDirect offers an opportunity to explore the culture and character of Sydney’s communities from the Central Coast to the North Shore, from the Nepean to the Randwick and south through St George to the Macarthur area. CASS ArtDirect offers a unique opportunity to visit the art studios of your local artists.
Visit our CASS Art Direct website to see our month-long Open Studio Weekend schedules. www.cassartdirect.com.au