January 31, 2018

Dear all, Am just back from Ocean Grove but plan to sketch at La Trobe Cottage tomorrow. I know that Marion and Annie plan to come too so hope to see more of you there as well. Our exhibition at the cottage opens on Sunday 18 March at the celebration of La Trobe’s birthday.   If…

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January 11, 2018

The MSWPS Life Drawing is held at the Ola Cohn Studio, 43 Gipps St East Melbourne. Our sessions are always held on Thursday, starting at 10:30 am concluding 12:30 or 1pm. Parking is no problem although there is a 2 hour time limit. All sides of Darling Square are available with no charge. Moving the…

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2018 Dates for your Diary

January 4, 2018

Diary Dates: Happy New Year to all MSWPS members and patrons. Life Drawing – Every Thursday 10.30am – 1.30pm  Restart 1 Feb 2018. Life Drawing at the Ola Cohn Centre 41-43 Gipps Street East Melbourne. The Annual General Meeting will be held at the Ola Cohn Centre on Thursday March 1st.    

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Featured Artist

December 5, 2017

The MSWPS Home Page features a sectioned detail of painting Autumn Garden. Jo Reitze in 2017 is Winner of the Danks Trust Award. Selected as Winner by Clive Sinclair, FVAS at the 108th Annual Exhibition Changing Perspectives. DANKS TRUST AWARD The Danks Trust Award has been gifted to honour a MSWPS member for her dedication…

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A Note From Jo

November 27, 2017

Dear all, On Tuesday evening (November 21) at the awards presentation at the Victorian Artists Society several MSWPS received awards. This year almost a third of the finalists were also MSWPS. Congratulations to Noel Waite AO, a Past President of Vic Artists as well as a MSWPS member, for being awarded the highest accolade of…

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MSWPS Subscription Renewal

November 27, 2017

Dear MSWPS member, Your 2018 subscription is now due. Membership Subscriptions are due on 31st December each year. Full Members 2018 ………………… $60 Associate Members 2018 …………….. $40 Honorary and Life Members please disregard this notice ☺ We thank you in advance for your prompt payment. This assists us to begin the year early, to…

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Dates For Your Diary

November 23, 2017

Diary Dates: Life Drawing – Every Thursday 10.30am – 1.30pm 30 Nov last session 2017, 30 Restart 1 Feb 2018 MSWPS Thursday Life Drawing Exhibition in Cato Gallery 2017 21 November (Tuesday) Sketching at La Trobe Cottage from 10am 7 December MSWPS CHRISTMAS LUNCH Phone: 9807 3187 14 December 12 noon Committee Breakup NGV Garden…

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Christmas Party & Christmas Market 2017

November 21, 2017

MSWPS Christmas Party & Christmas Market 2017 Glam up to celebrate in the Style of Dior To be held at the Ola Cohn Centre on Thursday 7 December at 12 noon NB Could all attending please bring a plate of food to share and a Kris Kringle gift. *If you are bringing guests please bring…

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Moments In Our Timeless Land

November 6, 2017

Moments in our Timeless Land : an exhibition of artworks by Louise Foletta features works mainly from her painting trips to the South Coast of NSW, Tathra/ Wapengo area including Bithry Inlet, and her recent trip to the Marree Lake Eyre South region, in the Arabunna Lands, conducted by Aboriginal Elder Reg Dodd. To be…

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