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Become a friend

Thinking of sponsoring the arts? Want to get involved with a local organisation that encourages new and established talent? We would love to welcome you as a Friend of Chelsea Art Society.

What you get as a friend
  • Invited to Artists Private View on the Thursday night of the CAS Summer Exhibition
  • Chance to meet and get to know practising artists
  • Involvement and helping with the annual exhibition week
  • Opportunity to be a Patron of the Arts in Chelsea
  • Invited to Private View of the Sloane Stanley Autumn Exhibition
  • Join the Sketching Party – Dance and Music – on the Friday evening of the Summer Exhibition
    All for just £20 a year
A man is playing the guitar, whilst a young woman dances next to him in front of a seated crowd

Setting up a payment

We have made setting up a Direct Debit payment simple and secure using the web service Go Cardless. You can follow these simple steps to setup your payment:

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1. Click the blue button below

to go to the secure GoCardless Direct Debit page.

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2. Complete your details

Fill out and submit the form (you are not asked for card numbers for direct debit payments).

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3. Receive your confirmation

You will receive a confirmation email. Once the payment is approved we will contact you about your membership.

Further information

The Chelsea Art Society is over 100 years old, and consists of a Membership of around 100 practising painters and sculptors. Although not all of the Members live and work in Chelsea, many have connections with this beautiful part of London, and the Society holds its annual open exhibition at the Chelsea Old Town Hall in Kings Road.

The annual exhibition is an extraordinary showcase of artistic talent, for Members and Non-Members alike, and the range and number of pieces on show is perhaps second only to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition.

Friends of CAS are invited once a year to the Thursday night party at the Summer Exhibition.  On the Friday evening, you are invited to join the Sketching Party. It is an interesting and popular event – and there is the chance to see work in progress by several CAS Members and to enjoy a connection with the art and artists that make the Society what it is. All are welcome to take part.

Friends are also invited to participate, in the organisation and stewarding of the exhibition. This is the Society’s busiest moment, and all help is very much welcomed: it is a chance to get involved in an iconic and collaborative event in the heart of Chelsea, which brings together people of all ages and all walks of life.

Friendship of CAS is a way of supporting a local, not-for-profit Arts Organisation which promotes the values of good representational and non-figurative work in Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking as well as helping young artists to get started in their careers. The annual subscription for Friendship is set at £20 as a minimum, but there is nothing to stop Friends paying more should they wish to do so – as a Society we need funds to help ensure that this much-loved and long-standing institution lasts another 100 years in its Chelsea home.

 

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