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The Cambridge Drawing Society's 2020 Spring Art Exhibition will take place at the Pitt Building, Cambridge, running from Saturday 21st - Saturday 28th March 2020.


The Call for Entries for the Spring 2020 exhibition is now open for existing members and new candidates.

2020 Pitt Exhibition Poster

The Society is pleased to announce its 2020 Spring exhibition, to be held at the the Pitt Building in Cambridge. This public exhibition will open on Saturday 21 March and run through to Saturday 28th March 2020. The exhibition will be open daily from 10am to 5.30pm including Sunday. The exhibition will close at 4pm on the final Saturday. Admission is free.

Local professional and amateur artists will be exhibiting over 400 new original works, most of which will be for sale.

This major annual exhibition of new original art in the Cambridge area offers visitors the opportunity to view and buy art at affordable prices, across a broad range of genres.

The Call for Entries is now open. In addition to existing members, the Spring exhibition provides the only opportunity during the year for new candidates to enter work. All will be subject to a selection process. Successful new candidates will have their selected work exhibited and will be invited to become members of the Society.

Entry form and Guidelines for new candidates.

The closing date for entries is Friday 28th February.




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2019 Leys Autumn Exhibition


The Society’s annual Autumn exhibition was held at the Leys School in Cambridge. 310 new original artworks were exhibited by 109 artists from the Cambridge region. The artworks on display included paintings in a variety of media, fine art prints and sculptures. There was also a large display of greeting cards and many unframed original paintings and prints available for visitors to browse. Just over 900 people visited the exhibition.

The most popular work in the overall exhibition, chosen by visitors, was this mixed media work, Tin And Stone by Susan Eddy.

Tin and Stone (Susan Eddy)














The raffle prize, a £50.00 voucher towards an artwork, valid for the next 3 exhibitions, was won by Karen Mahoney. Congratulations Karen, we hope you will enjoy spending your prize at a future exhibition.


Exhibition Screen Hire Available

The Cambridge Drawing Society has an inventory of 50 exhibition screens, which are available for hire throughout the year. The fabric covered screens measure 6 feet x 4 feet (180cm x 120cm) and can be erected in portrait or landscape orientation. The screens are self supporting with poles and bases.

As a guide, two people can erect 10 screens in one hour.

The hiring cost is £10/screen irrespective of the duration of the hire. The hirer will be responsible for the cost of the CDS preferred carrier to deliver and collect the screens. The carrier cost is dependent upon the delivery distance. Typically in the Cambridge area this is around £100 to cover delivery and collection.

To hire the screens or ask any questions, please email Colin Hayes: 

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