Combined Art Societies

Welcome to the Combined Art Societies of Sydney

The Patrons of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney are Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson.


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 fifteen member societies.

CASS ArtDirect – the month long art trail in October 2019!

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 available each year in September.

Annual Art Exhibition… Art of Sydney returns 24th – 28th January 2020

annual exhibition sydney cassartThe Combined Art Societies will hold their Annual Art of Sydney Awards Exhibition for members again  at the Australian National Maritime Museum from the 24th January until 28th January 2020. This will be our thirtieth exhibition, the entry form is NOW AVAILABLE at Art of Sydney

See our Annual Exhibition for the winning entries for each section and visit our Gallery page to see all the awards presented.

Art at the Top will be on again 23rd to 25th October 2020!

In October 2020, CASS will once again be at the picturesque Stanwell Tops for Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th and Monday 25th October. Details for workshops, tutors and accommodation will be published in March-April 2020. Check back in for updates.

Art in the Mountains

The Combined Art Societies of Sydney in partnership with Gallery ONE88 Fine Arts  presented four exhibitions over three weeks from 13th August 2019 to 1st September 2019 showcasing past winners of the Art of Sydney Awards exhibitions. It was such a wonderful event that we plan to exhibit with ONE88 again next year.  Details will be available April 2020.


gallery-2015Art of Sydney 2015
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Art of Sydney 2014
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Art of Sydney 2013
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Art of Sydney 2012
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